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New Features for Visual Basic 2005 Developers MSDN Webcast: New Features for Visual Basic 2005 Developers
Friday, July 02, 2004 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
In this webcast, you'll learn about the new features in the language, and in the Visual Studio .NET environment, including the My namespace, IntelliTasks, new exception-handling features, data binding support, generics, operator overloading and more.