Short for Visual Studio Industry Partners, the Microsoft VSIP program was created to educate and support independent software vendors (ISVs), systems integrators (SIs), academic institutions, corporations and developers interested in integrating tools, components, and languages into the Visual Studio IDE. In addition to offering the technology for advanced integration scenarios, the VSIP program includes: Community and technical support, Visual Studio licensing options, and Co-marketing opportunities.
The Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) is designed from the ground up to be the host for multiple languages and development tools, including Visual Basic, Visual C#, and Visual C++. The IDE can be easily extended so that Visual Studio customers have a complete set of tightly integrated tools for their development projects.
- Visual Basic
A programming language and environment developed by Microsoft. Based on the BASIC language, Visual Basic was one of the first products to provide a graphical programming environment and a paint metaphor for developing user interfaces. Instead of worrying about syntax details, the Visual Basic programmer can add a substantial amount of code simply by dragging […]
- Visual Basic Editor
Abbreviated as VBE, Visual Basic Editor is the tool used to create, modify and maintain Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) procedures and modules in Microsoft Office applications. The Visual Basic Editor is included with most Office programs.
- Visual Basic for Applications
Abbreviated as VBA, Visual Basic for Applications is a programming language that is similar to Visual Basic, only it is embedded in an individual Microsoft application such as Excel or Access. Using VBA you can create macros or small programs that perform tasks within the Microsoft application.
- Visual C++
An application development tool developed by Microsoft for C++ programmers. Visual C++ supports object-oriented programming of 32-bit Windows applications with an integrated development environment (IDE), a C/C++ compiler, and a class library called the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC). The IDE includes an AppWizard, ClassWizard, and testing features to make programming easier. Visual C++ was introduced […]
Short for Video-on-Demand, an umbrella term for a wide set of technologies and companies whose common goal is to enable individuals to select videos from a central server for viewing on a television or computer screen. VoD can be used for entertainment (ordering movies transmitted digitally), education (viewing training videos), and videoconferencing(enhancing presentations with video […]