VB.NET Hello World Program
In the previous topic, we have installed Visual Studio 2019 and created a console-based project with the name MYConsoleApp1. Now in this project, we will create our Hello world VB.NET program.
A VB.NET define the following structure to create a program:
Create a Hello_Program.vb file in MYConsoleApp1 project and write the following code:
Let's compile and run the above program by pressing the F5 key, we get the follwoiing output.
An Alternate method to compile and execute the VB.NET program
We can also compile and execute the VB.NET program using the Command prompt instead of using the Visual Studio IDE.
Step 1: After creating and saving the Hello_Program.vb file in the MYConsoleApp1 project, open the command prompt and execute the commands, as we have shown in the prompt.
In place of MYConsoleApp1you can write your project name.
Step 2: After that, write vbc Hello_Program.vb, as shown below.
Step 3: If there is no error found at compile-time, it transfers the control in the next line for generating the Hello_Pogram.exe file.
Step 4: Type Hello_Program to run the program. We get the following output.
Hello, Welcome to the world of VB.NET.
Now we will understand the basic structure of the VB.NET program:
Create a VB.NET program using Windows Form
If you want to create a new Window-based project in Visual Studio, follow the steps given below:
Step 1. Start the Visual Studio IDE.
Step 2. To create a project, click on File -> choose-> New-> Project
The following window appears on the screen.
Step 3: Select Windows Forms App (.NET Framework) and click on the Next button.
Step 4: Provide the Project name and location to store the project file using the browse button in Location.
Step 5: Click on the Create button. The following window appears on the screen.
Step 6: Now double click on the middle area of Form1.vb (Design) file, it shows the following code.
Step7: Save file as Form1.vb.
Step 8: To compile and run the Form1.vb file, press F5 button or Start button in Visual Studio. It shows the following output.
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