Visual Basic has been one of the premier development platforms for the Windows operating system since its introduction at the Comdex trade show in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991. Visual Basic 6.0 was released in 1998 and remained the flagship until Microsoft announced lack of support beginning in 2008. Around this time, Microsoft announced Visual Basic
If you’ve ever used a MS Word program, you know about the monstrous load waiting time. Bean is ready to use immediately and has a wonderful writing environment as well. For simple, quick, and beautiful writing, Bean is the best choice. For footnotes or advanced graphic settings in your document, MS Word is still in the lead.
Bean can read and write the most common file formats, and can import and export MS Word documents easily.