Difference between ActiveX and Visual Basic Editions?

What is the difference between ActiveX and Visual Basic Editions?

Date Entered: 6/17/2004    Last Updated: 2/13/2017

The ActiveX Edition contains ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. These 32-bit OCX's are designed primarily for use in Visual Basic, although a wide range of other languages support the use of ActiveX controls as well.

The Visual Basic Edition was a separate edition that contained the same 32-bit OCX controls as the ActiveX Edition, but also contained a .NET assembly for use in Visual Basic .NET development. These editions have been completely retired.

If you had previously purchased a Visual Basic Edition license, our sales team (sales@nsoftware.com) can assist with providing keys for either the ActiveX (for VB6 and Classic ASP development) or .NET (for VB.NET development) editions.


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