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  • Luca Bolognese: C# and VB.NET Co-Evolution - The Twain Shall Meet

    There are countless backoffice apps written in VBA/Macros.  MS Office versions from 97-2007 are so ubiquitous in today's world that a VBA code "sea change" is IMHO unattainable.  Additionally,  considering MS Office is a multi-billion dollar cash cow for the company, I strongly doubt they would do something radical as eliminating VBA completely any time soon, if ever. 

     

     

  • Luca Bolognese: C# and VB.NET Co-Evolution - The Twain Shall Meet

    Reading between the lines of this interview, it sounds to me like VB.NET and C# will eventually meet into one language.  Visual Basic .NET was created as an entrance ramp for Visual Basic 6 programmers to get on the Object Oriented/.NET super highway.  Just like Microsoft closed the road on VB 6, they will do the same for VB.NET and bring everyone into one camp within the next 4-10 years.