Programming in Visual Basic

This section discusses programming tasks that you may want to learn more about as you create your Visual Basic application.

In this section

Accessing Computer Resources
Contains documentation on how to use the My.Computer object to access information about the computer on which an application runs and how to control the computer.

Logging Information from the Application
Contains documentation on how to log information from your application using the My.Application.Log and My.Log objects, and how to extend the application's logging capabilities.

Accessing User Data
Contains documentation on tasks that you can accomplish using the My.User object.

Accessing Application Forms
Contains documentation on accessing an application's forms by using the My.Forms and My.Application objects.

Accessing Application Web Services
Contains documentation on how to access the Web services referenced by the application using the My.WebServices object.

Accessing Application Settings
Contains documentation on accessing an application's settings using the My.Settings object.

Processing Drives, Directories, and Files
Contains documentation on how to access the file system using the My.Computer.FileSystem object.

See Also

Visual Basic Language Features
Programming Concepts
Collections
Developing Applications with Visual Basic