SerialPort in Visual Basic .NET
Tags: VB.NET, VB 2008, VB 2010, VB 2012, VB 2013
This lesson describes the SerialPort control
This component represents one of the computer's physical serial ports, and provides properties and methods for reading and configuring the port's baud rate, break signal, Data Set Ready (DSR) state, port name, parity, and stop bits.
The class has methods for writing data to the port and for reading synchronously or asynchronously.
Note: this is a fairly advanced and specialized topic that depends on your particular application, so it is not covered in detail here. For more info on SerialPort class you can check the following article: SerialPort Class