Basic is the world’s most popular rapid application development tool for creating
standalone software components including executable programs, ActiveX Controls
and COM components.
Basic for Applications (VBA) takes the same power available through the Visual
Basic programming system and applies it to highly functional applications, enabling
infinite levels of automation, customization and integration.
Basic Scripting Edition is designed to offer lightweight scripting capabilities
for low memory environments such as Web browsers and is most commonly used in
creating HTML Web pages.