VB Command Line Compiler in Visual Studio 2017

Q

How to use the VB command line compiler provided by Visual Studio 2017?

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A

If you want to use the compile your VB code from the command line, you can follow this tutorial to use the VB command line compiler provided in Visual Studio 2017:

1. Create a simple VB console application program, Hello.vb:

Module MyModule
    Sub Main()
        Console.WriteLine("Hello World!")
    End Sub
End Module

2. Run "All Programs > Visual Studio 2017 > Visual Studio Tools > Developer Command Prompt for VS 2017". You see the Visual Studio Command Prompt window.

3. Compile the VB program with the vbc command:

C:\fyicenter>vbc Hello.vb
Microsoft (R) Visual Basic Compiler version 2.2.0.61624
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

4. Run the VB program:

C:\fyicenter>Hello.exe
Hello World!

 

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