the versions that are available are 2005, 2008 and 2010. So there is no version 2006.
And is there a special reason why you need 2005 (I think you mean that)? If you get the latest version then you can also create projects targeting the older .Net versions. And you get the advantages of the new versions.
It seems that the Express versions of Visual Studio 2005 are no longer available at Microsoft. But I found download offers of other sites that offer free downloads.
VB6 / Visual Studio 6 exist. That is true. But these versions are really old and at that time no express versions was available.
I do not know of a freely available download of vb6 (But at the moment I do not see any reason why such an old version should be used ... But I am quite sure that there was good reasons to use that in your programming class.)
But be aware: VB6 is not VB 2006 or so ... versions was:
6 (without .Net)
2002 (.Net 1.0)
2003 (.Net 1.1)
2005 (.Net 2 and previous)
2008 (.Net 3 and previous)
2010 (.Net 4 and previous)
2012 (.Net 4.5 and previous)
With kind regards,
domingo, 02 de diciembre de 2012 12:04
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