VBA is used in Excel to automate it's environment and create advanced tools.
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is an advanced programming environment that you use to develop advanced business, engineering and scientific tools.
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can be used in conjunction with Microsoft Excel to construct automated tools. Using VBA with Excel, powerful analysis tools can be developed quickly and with minimum cost. VBA can be used for important tasks like:
In the areas of data processing, modeling and visual interfaces, this is where Excel VBA really begins to shine. Microsoft Excel and VBA can be used to construct sophisticated dashboard driven analysis, modeling and data processing tools that rival any program on the market today. We can say this because we develop complex tools for our customers using Excel and VBA after they have tried other various means and failed.