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  1. Re: RADBASIC Presentation Webinar Online NOW!

    What do people think of the RADBASIC presentation ?
    I haven't had time to watch it yet (looks like it is over 2hours long).
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC Roadmap/Priorities - twinBASIC are asking for our views on what should be the development priorities for the twinBASIC language.

    twinBASIC Roadmap
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Weekly update on the status of twinBASIC:

    twinBASIC status update
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Have you registered RC6.dll and RC6Widgets.dll?


    See the instructions here
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Olaf Schmidt's vbRichClient on twinBASIC

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  6. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Olaf has shown his vbRichClient working with twinBASIC

    vbRichClient on twinBASIC

    Lots of interesting things happening in the VB6 world at the moment. :)
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC Preview release 0.9.2021 out now.

    This release adds late-bound support to twinBASIC classes, which in turn fixes many other issues such as WithEvents support.
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    Re: W10 Update and Scoll bar

    Remember that is something not always under the developer's control.

    I've got customers using Windows 10 1909 who won't be upgrading for several months at best (Enterprise edition support...
  9. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Interesting times for VB6 developers. Lots of potential VB6 alternatives being put forward.

    twinBasic has had over 250 downloads of its Developer Preview

    RAD Basic is on Kickstarter
    ...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Slides of the Access DevCon twinBASIC presentation twinBASIC slides

    and some other twinBASIC links https://nolongerset.com/devcon-2021/

    There have been over 250 downloads of the twinBASIC...
  11. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Gosub is only temporarily out of TwinBasic in this early preview. It will be brought back. But you won't be able to use it and also use the new Return syntax at the same time.
  12. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    In the first preview Gosub is disabled though apparently it is to return (no pun intended).
    I don't know if there will be a way to switch it off, or if you just won't be able to use both in the same...
  13. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    I'm cautious too, I've seen far too many "replacements" fail to deliver. But I have to say how impressed I am with the twinBasic early preview.

    twinBASIC aims for 100% backwards compatibility with...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I'm very impressed too. Great compatibility with the VB6 language. There is still a lot to be done, I'm looking forward to Forms/GUI support being added, and the automatic migration from VB6.
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Good to see there have been 222 downloads of the twinBASIC preview.

    Edit: Now 230 downloads
  16. Re: Vb6 , the Future, and what I have discovered

    twinBASIC is a modern version of the classic BASIC programming language. twinBASIC aims for 100% backwards compatibility with existing VB6 and VBA projects.


    An early preview is available for...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC's 100% Compatibility Goal...

    "twinBASIC is a modern version of the classic BASIC programming language. With twinBASIC we aim for 100% backwards compatibility with existing VB6 and VBA...
  18. Re: VB6 application not connecting to Access database 2016 in windows 10

    I can't emphasise enough how much I agree with this comment.

    Never use .accdb format. Use .mdb format.
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Articles about additional features in the VB6 compatible twinBASIC,
    including AndAlso, OrElse, Continue For and Return.
    These are additions to the VB6-compatible language and may be familiar to...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I have to say how impressed I have been with twinBASIC so far. Good work, Wayne.

    Are you planning to publish a roadmap for twinBASIC - when can we expect Forms/GUI support?
  21. Re: VB6: NEWS - TwinBasic VB6's Second Potential Replacement

    I'm not sure that having this thread moved to 'Other Basic' counts as a win.

    This thread would be better in the 'VB6 and earlier' forum where it is of interest to VB6 users, rather than hidden...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    An article about additional features in the VB6 compatible twinBASIC...

    New Syntax in twinBASIC: Part 1
  23. Re: Vb6 , the Future, and what I have discovered

    The twinBASIC preview looks very promising. The VB6 compatible language runs well on the VS Code IDE.
    Next we need the promised VB6 compatible Forms/GUI.
    ...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Here is an article about creating an ActiveX DLL in twinBASIC

    Creating a twinBASIC ActiveX DLL
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    Re: TwinBasic

    There is a new release of twinBASIC, v0.9.1537.
    It should update automatically.
    See the Extensions view (button on left of screen, or View>Extensions from the menu).
    You may need to restart if you...
  26. Re: VB6: NEWS - TwinBasic VB6's Second Potential Replacement

    There is some information on writing and debugging twinBASIC code here...

    Debugging code in twinBASIC


    Here is a video showing how to install twinBASIC (you need to download and install...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Here is an outline of how to debug code in twinBASIC...

    Debugging code in twinBASIC
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Not yet. TwinBasic say "In a future revision we will offer automatic migration from VB6 project files (.vbp)".

    They seem to be suggesting it will be in "weeks not years".
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I guess that is NfN :D:D ;)

    Windows 10 isn't that bad, really. Though I don't really have a choice, all my customers (mainly corporates) use Windows 10 (64bit) only. The biggest issue now with...
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    Re: TwinBasic PREVIEW DOWNLOAD

    The TwinBasic Developer Preview 1 (v0.9.1502) download is now available :D ...

    https://www.twinbasic.com/preview.html

    TwinBasic uses VS Code as its IDE (you need to download this separately).
    ...
  31. Re: Vb6 , the Future, and what I have discovered

    The thread for RADbasic is https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?876115-https-www-radbasic-dev

    and TwinBasic is at https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?890181-TwinBasic

    EDIT: The...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    ... and part 2 is here

    Writing Code in TwinBasic: Part 2
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    Re: TwinBasic

    There is a new article about coding in TwinBasic.
    TwinBasic uses VSCode as its IDE.


    Writing Code in TwinBasic: Part 1
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    Re: TwinBasic

    TwinBasic are now saying "UPDATE: First preview release coming Friday (9th April 2021)"

    At least the delays are getting shorter :)

    I'm sure none of us on this forum are ever late delivering our...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    I'm not sure if you aren't implementing DAO and the Data control you can claim to be "100% compatible with your Visual Basic 6 projects".

    Probably best to wait until you launch the preview/alpha...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    Why is DAO support not planned? Is it because you think it is not used much, or is it for a technical reason (because it is an intrinsic control?)?

    We have existing VB6 apps, some use DAO some...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    That makes sense.

    For me, any VB6 alternative needs to be able to run existing VB6 apps (on Windows).
    That includes using ActiveXs and OCXs. And intrinsic controls. What about DAO and ADO, for...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    There do look to be some promising developments for VB6 users. TwinBasic and RadBasic both look interesting.

    For me, any alternative needs to be able to run existing VB6 apps. That includes...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I see TwinBasic are now saying "The first preview version of twinBASIC will be released to the public on 7th April 2021"



    https://twinbasic.com/
  40. Re: Is the VB6 community capable to grab the bull by its horns?

    You certainly need to familiarize yourself with JavaScript.

    From a VB6 viewpoint, I'd suggest looking at NSBasic.
    This is a VB6-style language and IDE that transpiles to JavaScript. You can keep...
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