normally refer to Microsoft Visual Basic.
It is a high level
programming language evolved from the earlier DOS version called BASIC.
BASIC stands for
Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
It is a fairly
easy programming language to learn as compare to others as code looks like
English Language. In past,
different software companies produced different version of BASIC, such as
Microsoft QBasic, QuickBasic, GWBasic ,IBM BasicA and so on.
Visual Basic is a
VISUAL and EVENT driven Programming Language.