Revolution vs Visual Basic

Dan Shafer revolutionary.dan at
Fri Mar 10 16:43:15 EST 2006

Just by way of explanation....

I was responding to the specific user's specific question. If you come from
a high comfort level in VB and you are building Windows-only apps, then the
result is likely as I describe. For anyone whose situation does not fit that
profile, my comment is less applicable or even totally wrong and irrelevant.

On 3/8/06, Mikey <mikeythek at> wrote:
> > A lot of what you are looking for in Rev isn't built in but as others
> have
> > shown in their answers here, creating the functionality in Rev is close
> to
> > trivial. But the programming paradigm in Revolution with its Transcript
> > xTalk language is so substantially different from the approaches taken
> by VB
> > that twisting your head around it may prove challenging. That challenge
> is
> > definitely worthwhile if you plan to create cross-platform software but
> if
> > you don't, I'm not sure it's worth it.
> I would tend to agree with and disagree with this statement at the
> same time.

Dan Shafer, Information Product Consultant and Author
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