EXCELVBA TUTOR is the one-stop Excel VBA tutorial and resource center. We present our tutorial and sample codes in plain language to help everyone learns Excel VBA programming effortlessly. VBA is the acronym for Visual Basic for Applications. It is an integration of the Microsoft’s programming language Visual Basic with Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Excel.
By following our tutorial lessons, you can creat customized macros to power your MS Excel spreadsheets. In addition, you can learn the fundamentals of Visual Basic programming because there is a built-in Visual Basic Editor in Microsoft Excel. Start learning Excel VBA by following the topics listed on our left menu.
About Our Tutor
The creator and tutor of this online tutorial, Dr.Liew Voon Kiong , holds a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, a Master Degree in Management and a Doctoral Degree in Business Administration. He obtained the DBA degree from University of South Australia.
He has been involved in programming for more than 15 years. He created the popular online Visual Basic Tutorial in 1996 and since then the web site has attracted millions of visitors .It is the top ranked Visual Basic tutorial website in many search engines including Google. He has also written a few Visual Basic books. One of the books, Visual Basic 6 Made Easy was published by createspace.com, an Amazon.com publisher. The rest are ebooks.
Enter Tutorial ❯
Visual Basic Tutorials provide hundreds of FREE lessons to help you master VB programming. The tutorials cover both the classic Visual Basic 6 and the Visual Basic.NET programming language. Our tutor, Dr.Liew, has written these lessons in a straightforward manner for ease of learning. Our website is Sponsored by AdvancedWriters – writing service.
Dr.Liew has released his latest Visual Basic Made Easy series book, Visual Basic 2017 Made Easy. This book was written to complement our free online Visual Basic 2017 tutorial. Be the first one to download this book and learn the newest Visual Basic.NET programming language. Besides that, he has also authored several VB books that are available in digital versions for your mobile devices and Kindle. These books are the excellent reference text for high school or college-level computer science courses.
A Brief History of Visual Basic
Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language first released by Microsoft in 1991. The final version was Visual Basic 6. VB is a user-friendly programming language designed for beginners. Therefore, It enables anyone to develop GUI window applications easily. Many developers still favor VB6 over its successor VB.NET.
In 2002, Microsoft released Visual Basic.NET(VB.NET) to replace Visual Basic 6. Thereafter, Microsoft declared VB6 a legacy programming language in 2008. However, Microsoft still provides some form of support for VB6. VB.NET is a fully object-oriented programming language implemented in the .NET Framework. It was created to cater for the development of the web as well as mobile applications.
Subsequently, Microsoft has released many versions of VB.NET. They are VB2005, VB2008, VB2010, VB2012, VB2013, VB2015 and VB2017. Although the .NET portion was discarded in 2005, all versions of the Visual Basic programming language released since 2002 are regarded as VB.NET programming languages.
What kinds of Programs can you create with Visual Basic?
The answer is all kinds. For examples, you can use VB to create business applications like inventory management systems, amortization calculator, stock trading program and etc. Besides that, you can create educational programs on topics such as Quadratic Equation Solver, Simultaneous Equation Solver,quadratic graph plotter, simple harmonic motion and so on. On the other hand, you can also create amusing games like Star War, Memory Game, Snakes and Ladders game and so on. In order to view more examples, please visit our sample Codes page.
Below are some interesting Visual Basic programs created by us :