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  • I have done some MS Excel Visual Basic development for specific audit report writer projects.  Now semi-retired I have some hobby project issues that Visual Basic probably would solve for me.  I don't want to have to load Excel every time and would like to have some sort of compiled language program or app for my Windows 10 PC needs.  That lead me to search for free VB compilers.  I found a website in a Google search and ended-up at MS Visual Studio.  I installed it as it looks like a good editor.  My question is, can it compile Visual Basic code and if not can someone point me in the right direction, please.
    Monday, March 25, 2019 4:25 PM

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  • Hi Jon,

    Welcome to MSDN forum.

    Visual studio is a software platform to be able to edit, build and debug visual basic code. You can download the visual studio community which is free for individuals. Please click here for more information.

    Also you can use msbuild for visual studio to build and compile VB project from a command-line interface. Please click here for more information.

    Hope it can help you.

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:05 AM