Every now and then when I have a sudden burst of programming inspiration I reach inside my programming toolbox and pull out an old trusty friend - Visual Basic. Over the years I've appreciated the benefits of using VB. One of them is not having to spend countless days creating a Windows GUI application the old fashioned way by using C/C++. WndProc, GetMessage, and RegisterClass are things I used to do a decade ago as a Windows developer and it was a real pain.
In this article, I discuss how to integrate MySql with VB.Net.