How to create a project in VB.NET?

In this section we will study “How to create a project in VB.NET?” The steps to create a project in VB.NET are given below:


  • Open Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
  • Now click on File->New project as shown in the diagram given below:
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  • This will open a New Project dialog box in front of you as given in the following figure:
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  • You can create console, web, WCF Services, Windows and so many applications in VB.NET. Here we are going to create a Windows Application so select Visual Basic language and Windows Forms Application from the pane and give it a name as “First Project” as shown in the figure given below:
  • project

  • Now Click on OK button. This will create a project containing a single Windows form with the file name as Form1.vb as shown in figure.
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  • You can place a control on the form to develop a meaningful application and you can also rename the form.