Microsoft® Small Basic<br />Graduating to Visual Basic<br />Estimated time to complete this lesson: 1 hour<br />
Graduating to Visual Basic<br />In this lesson, you will learn about:<br />Introduction to Visual Basic<br />Exporting Sma...
Introduction to Visual Basic<br />So now that you’re a master of Small Basic, let’s see what else is out there for you to ...
Downloading and Installing Visual Basic<br />Just like Microsoft Small Basic, you can get Microsoft® Visual Basic Express ...
Exporting programs from Small Basic<br />Once you have written a program in Small Basic, you can easily export it to run f...
The Graduate Wizard<br />The wizard should now translate your Small Basic program into Visual Basic and then automatically...
Running the program from Visual Basic<br />Once you have exported your Visual Basic program, you will now see a new progra...
Learning more about Visual Basic<br />Visual Basic is a very powerful language and environment that enables you to further...
Let’s Summarize…<br />Congratulations! Now you know how to:<br />Download and install Microsoft® Visual Basic<br />Export ...
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    1. 1. Microsoft® Small Basic<br />Graduating to Visual Basic<br />Estimated time to complete this lesson: 1 hour<br />
    2. 2. Graduating to Visual Basic<br />In this lesson, you will learn about:<br />Introduction to Visual Basic<br />Exporting Small Basic programs to Visual Basic<br />Running your programs from Visual Basic<br />
    3. 3. Introduction to Visual Basic<br />So now that you’re a master of Small Basic, let’s see what else is out there for you to continue your fun with programming.<br />This lesson introduces you to a new and more powerful programming environment, called Microsoft® Visual Basic.<br />
    4. 4. Downloading and Installing Visual Basic<br />Just like Microsoft Small Basic, you can get Microsoft® Visual Basic Express Edition for free.<br />You can get the latest version of the free Visual Basic Expression edition at:<br />http://www.microsoft.com/express/Windows<br />The installation should take about 10-15 minutes.<br />
    5. 5. Exporting programs from Small Basic<br />Once you have written a program in Small Basic, you can easily export it to run from Visual Basic.<br />Just click on the Graduate button on the ribbon and Small Basic will launch a wizard that will walk you through the export process.<br />
    6. 6. The Graduate Wizard<br />The wizard should now translate your Small Basic program into Visual Basic and then automatically launch the Visual Basic environment for you.<br />Fill in the location where you want your new Visual Basic program, and hit Continue<br />
    7. 7. Running the program from Visual Basic<br />Once you have exported your Visual Basic program, you will now see a new programming environment. <br />Just click on the “Play” button on the toolbar, and your program should run just the same way as it ran from Small Basic<br />Your new environment should look similar to this. <br />
    8. 8. Learning more about Visual Basic<br />Visual Basic is a very powerful language and environment that enables you to further your programming fun.<br />There are lots of resources out on the internet for learning Visual Basic.<br />http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/beginner/ is a good place to start learning about Visual Basic.<br />
    9. 9. Let’s Summarize…<br />Congratulations! Now you know how to:<br />Download and install Microsoft® Visual Basic<br />Export your Small Basic program to Visual Basic<br />Run the exported program using Visual Basic<br />

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