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VBA and Macros: Microsoft® Excel® 2010 by Tracy Syrstad, Bill Jelen

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2. This Sounds Like BASIC, So Why Doesn’t It Look Familiar?

I Can’t Understand This Code

As mentioned previously, if you have taken a class in a procedural language such as BASIC or COBOL, you might be confused when you look at VBA code. Even though VBA stands for Visual Basic for Applications, it is an object-oriented version of BASIC. Here is a bit of VBA code:

This code likely makes no sense to anyone who knows only procedural languages. Unfortunately, ...

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