Here we have a little surprise, we were walking around with Mick Stanic, founder of the
G'day World podcast (a fun geek-oriented podcast done from Australia), and ran into Amanda Silver, program manager on the Visual Basic team.
We were setup to talk to Amanda about TechED, but that's all…
Code separation is now done via a feature called partial types. See Amanda demonstrate how that'll help you in your Visual Basic development with the next version of Visual Basic, code-named Whidbey. Here, she demonstrates some of the code separation features
in the next version of Visual…
Amanda Silver is a program manager on the Visual Basic team.
We wondered what VB 6 programmers needed to know about Visual Basic.NET.
We also asked her to tell us the three things that make a great Visual Basic programmer.
In a separate video we just uploaded Amanda talks about VB's lineage…
Basic was Microsoft's first product.
So, when we met with Amanda Silver, program manager on the Visual Basic team, we thought we'd ask her about that lineage and how it affects her thinking about VB.
You'll hear more from Amanda over the next week.
We thought we'd put Paul on the spot and ask him:
"Fill in the blank, a great VB programmer does _____."
Here's his answer.
In another video that we just posted we asked Paul to tell us how to make our Visual Basic applications run faster.
How do you make programming fun? How do you make it relevant? Paul Vick talks about the challenges that Microsoft has ahead of it to remain the language for the next generation of developers.
Why does this matter? Well, Basic was Microsoft's first product. Everything grew from that…
It's Visual Basic days on Channel 9 (over the next week or so you'll learn more about the next version of Visual Basic from Paul Vick, technical lead, and Amanda Silver, architect, on the VB team).
To kick off the interview with Paul Vick, we thought we'd ask "what has VB…