In GIS application development, language of choice is very important. GIS applications can be developed in wide variety of languages such as VB, C++, Delphi, .NET and Java.
Among all, Visual Basic 6.O is simple language to begin with and having easy learning curve. There is lot of resources and samples are in VB language only. Hence starting with VB will be easy for a beginner.
“Visual Basic was designed to be easy to learn and use. The language not only allows programmers to create simple GUI applications, but can also develop fairly complex applications as well. Programming in VB is a combination of visually arranging components or controls on a form, specifying attributes and actions of those components, and writing additional lines of code for more functionality”.
You can download MapObjects 2.4 evaluation version from the link http://www.esri.com/software/mapobjects/download.html along with the samples.
Getting Started document under ‘samples’ folder helps you to begin with.
Note: It is advised to install MO preferably on the drive where OS is installed. In some cases you may find certain issues
Huge ton of MapObjects samples in VB is located in:
If any one need any help on installation, pl comment.
Thousands miles of journey begin with single step. Lets start with this step.
Update (01/05/08): MO Evaluation version is stopped. Please read my other post on this.