Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its COM programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy in 2008. Microsoft intended Visual Basic to be relatively easy to learn and use. Visual Basic was derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.
VB6 provides drag and drop feature to develop desktop application. You don’t have to worry about complex underlining structure of programming. You don’t need to learn anything then basic programming language. This language is extremely easy language. You will learn quickly.
We have covered topics like creating your first application, textbox control, procedures, arrays, condition, radio, picture box, mouse event, timer, list box, checkbox, form event, input box, menu, scrollbars and database.
So this is about essentials of VB6. This is not much used software today but still if you want to learn about vb6 then you can go to http://www.vb6.us/guides/visual-basic-6-beginners-guide