Visual Basic Command-Line Tools

This section covers the Visual Basic command-line compiler and Keyword Upgrade tool.

In This Section

  • Visual Basic Compiler
    Provides information about the command-line compiler, which provides an alternative to compiling programs from within the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).

  • Visual Basic Keyword Upgrade Tool
    The Keyword Upgrade command-line tool converts Visual Basic source files that are valid in Visual Basic .NET 2002 and 2003 to valid Visual Basic 2005 files.

Visual Basic Language Reference