There once was a time when computers would boot up straight into a (very rudimentary) programming environment. You learned to write code because, well, that’s what computers were used for. BASIC was king. Gradually, the notion of “operating systems” caught
hold, making it easier for…
In this interview Spotty Bowles, a tester on the VB Compiler team, shows us a couple of new language features: Array and Collection Initializers. He gives us insight into how they are implemented in the compiler and best practices on how to use them in our
code. Additionally, he discusses…
VB and C# together share about 50% of the “garbage-collected languages” market. I’ll talk about how we design these languages. Where do we get ideas? How do we incorporate new paradigms without breaking the existing languages? Where will we go in the future,
and how will we get there? I’ll…
So you think you know the VB language? Come put your expertise to the test with this unique set of brainteasers and corner cases, from the unexpected to the downright mysterious…Lucian is the Spec Lead for Microsoft Visual Basic in Redmond, USA. Before that he was a post-doc at the University…
at the Visual Basic blog,
Matt Gertz has a great post on hidden effects with loops on stuff you may not realize. He talks about how looping backwards versus forwards depending on the situation will drastically simplify your code or if you're looping and using the array.Count how
Paul Yuknewicz, Lead Program Manager on the Visual Studio team, discusses Visual Basic 6 runtime and IDE support options as well as proven techniques, tools and best practices for interoperability and gradual, phased migration to .NET.
Read the Official Support Statement on Windows 7, Windows…
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In this interview, programming writer, McLean Schofield, demonstrates how to add data-bound WPF controls to an application. You can also learn more in the topic
Binding WPF Controls to Data in Visual Studio.
Visual Studio User Education
In this interview, Doug Rothaus, a programming writer on the Visual Studio User Education team, describes the new implicit line continuation feature in Visual Basic 2010. You can also learn more in his Help topic,
Statements in Visual Basic.
Visual Studio User…
In this interview, Doug Rothaus, a programming writer on the Visual Studio User Education team, describes the new auto-implemented properties in Visual Basic 2010. He also demonstrates some of the code examples in his Help topic,
In this first episode of Community Talk, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Danilo Diaz interviews Bill Wolff. Bill is an MVP and is President of the Philly .Net users group. According to Dani, Bill has been involved in community longer than Dani has been coding.
Bill's passion for…