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 learned from the…
If you're a Visual Basic 6.0 programmer, why would you consider moving to VB.NET? Paul Vick, technical lead (translation: smart dev) on the Visual Basic team talks to us about the trials and tribulations of learning VB.NET from the VB6'er point of view.
The "My" namespace in the next version of Visual Basic promises to making programming .NET applications easier.
Here's an article on MSDN about it and Robert Green, program manager on Visual Basic, talks more about the new namespace here.
Robert Green, program manager on the Visual Basic team, talks about what is exciting people in the next version of Visual Basic. How does he know this? He gives demos to user groups (that's how we found him, he gave a demo to the local user group). Speaking
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