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    Re: TwinBasic

    The first version of the Form Designer and Custom Controls are now in twinBASIC v0.11.

    Here is a sample project with a grid control......
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC update...

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-october-10-2021/

    Highlights include an extended preview of the yet-to-be-released form designer and a spirited discussion about...
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    Re: Extending VB6

    Yes the B4X products are worth looking at http://www.b4x.com

    B4J for desktop, servers and raspberry Pi
    B4A for Android
    B4i for iOS
    (B4J and B4A are free).



    Also NSBasic which is a VB-like...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    Another similar approach is taken by NSBasic AppStudio.

    It uses a VB-like language and compiles (transpiles) to JavaScript.

    https://www.nsbasic.com/

    It targets Android, iOS and desktop.
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    It is called B4X (as in Basic for ...)

    https://www.b4x.com/

    B4A for Android
    B4J for Java (desktop, server and Raspberry Pi) - for Windows, Mac, and Linux
    B4i for iOS
    B4R for Arduino

    B4A,...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Video of the twinBASIC form designer in action, and a simple grid control (less than 100 lines of code for the OnPaint method).

    twinBASIC form designer video

    This form designer and...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-october-3-2021/

    Highlights include a glimpse into the possible GUI release timeline and a discussion about data binding with...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC GUI/Forms Designer progress:

    https://github.com/WaynePhillipsEA/twinbasic/discussions/451
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-september-26-2021/

    Highlights include a sneak peek at building custom form controls, the related dynamic property sheet, and a...
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    Re: Migrate VB6 to .NET

    I agree with much of what has been said here.

    When I migrated VB6 apps (to VB.Net) I found it a waste of time trying to use any migration tools (or trying to take shortcuts by using COM interop)....
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-september-19-2021/

    Highlights include discussions around block scoping and a planned ObjRefCount() function.
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    Re: VB6 32bits accessing Office 64bits

    One issue is Outlook. You can't send emails directly from a VB6 app if the Outlook version is 64 bit.
    If you use a third-party tool such as Outlook Redemption or vbMAPI to get around issues with the...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-september-12-2021/

    Highlights include VS Code Extensibility, RGB extraction functions, dropping Finalize(), and a discussion regarding...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-september-5-2021/

    Highlights include IntelliSense in the Debug Console, unit testing improvements, and the addition of #Error...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-august-29-2021/

    Highlights include Unit Testing support, conditional breakpoints, the Nz() function, and various IntelliSense...
  16. Re: How soon may I have to give up VB.net (and VB6)?

    That's why it is important that the source code is placed in Escrow.
    I know twinBASIC are looking into this.

    Now if I could just find Escrow on a map...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-august-22-2021/
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    Re: TwinBasic

    To be fair to Niya he has been helpful with twinBASIC on this thread.

    I don't think you are likely to ever convince him that VB6 is better than VB.Net but as he is now moving away from VB.Net (to...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    Interesting, I'd assumed RADbasic had been abandoned.

    I understand an Alpha version will be available on August 25. But only for paid subscribers. If any RADbasic subscribers are on this forum...
  20. Re: Another vb alternative Mercury? not 100% compatible but still!

    For web development (and some Android development) I chose JavaScript. I had no intention of choosing something that Microsoft could "stick a fork in" again.



    I started VB.Net with 2002/2003....
  21. Re: How soon may I have to give up VB.net (and VB6)?

    For your VB6 code you need to be aware of twinBASIC.

    This is a VB6 compatible language currently under development. It offers 64 bit compilation and cross platform support. It uses the Visual...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-august-15-2021/

    The current twinBASIC version is v0.10.4378

    Highlights include IntelliSense improvements, a 12-month...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I look forward to seeing this - and welcome to the dark side :wave: ;)
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Already hugely impressive even in this very early preview, twinBASIC at last offers VB6 developers the hope of a way forward.

    As long-time VB6 supporter Niya :D:D:D says


    Considering the...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Niya has posted a twinBASIC Pure Win32 GUI Sample. It is a simple clock showing the power of twinBASIC even without its GUI tools.
    Well worth a look.
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  26. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    twinBASIC haven't said that you can take an existing (forms based) VB6 app and run it on Linux (unless you use WINE) or other OS's.

    That's why they are starting with a simple cross-platform forms...
  27. Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Lots of progress with twinBASIC. The language is largely VB6 compatible and twinBASIC have released a 12 month roadmap for twinBASIC...

    https://github.com/WaynePhillipsEA/twinbasic/issues/335
    ...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Twice in one day I've agreed with something you've posted. One of us must not be well ;)
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC 12-MONTH ROADMAP

    The 12 month roadmap for twinBASIC...

    https://github.com/WaynePhillipsEA/twinbasic/issues/335

    Expected release dates:

    FILE I/O SUPPORT (September 2021)
    ...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBasic status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-august-8-2021/
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    Re: TwinBasic

    If you are referring to the progress of twinBASIC I totally agree with you :)

    What twinBASIC offers already is stunning.

    It's sad really that Microsoft could have done this years ago with VB6...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I think that is probably the best approach.

    Coincidentally I now have an immediate requirement to develop an Android app. Unfortunately twinBASIC won't be ready in time for that.
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBasic status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-august-1-2021/
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    Re: TwinBasic

    I haven't yet but I intend to.

    I'm just trying to decide between Professional and Ultimate.

    My big requirement is to upgrade existing VB6 software to 64 bit (for Windows 10/11). So that...
  35. Re: [RESOLVED] VB6: Question - Databases, where do I start?

    twinBASIC have announced that the first full version of twinBASIC will be available in 2-3months (there is a preview version available now, of course). This will include a GUI forms designer, though...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBasic status update:

    First release expected in 2-3 months (there is already a preview release available).

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-july-25-2021/
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBasic status update:

    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-july-18-2021/
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status update:

    A sneak peek at the yet-to-be-released form editor, a teaser about possible control inheritance, and a future option for version control ...
    ...
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    Re: TwinBasic

    Another early look at the twinBASIC form editor

    https://twitter.com/WaynePhillipsEA/status/1412801290518867975
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    Re: TwinBasic

    twinBASIC status:

    Lots of improvements ...
    https://nolongerset.com/twinbasic-update-july-4-2021/


    And an early look at the VS Code based forms editor ......
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