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January, 2007

  • The Visual Basic Team

    Extension methods (part 1)

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    Hi. I'm Scott Wisniewski, a dev on the VB Compiler Team. I've been here for a while now (about a year and a half), but this is my first blog post. I've been spending the past seven months or so working on Orcas, and finally decided it would be a good...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    Extension methods and late binding (Extension Methods Part 4)

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    This is the fourth installment in my series of posts about extension methods. You can find links to the rest of the series here . Today I'm going to talk about extension methods and late binding. Essentially there isn't much to say about it, other...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and Visual Basic 2005 Command-line Compiler (VBC.exe) Hotfix Released!

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    Visual Studio 2005 SP1 is now available for download. We’d like to thank everyone in the Visual Basic community for providing feedback on SP1 and helping us identify and address issues for this service pack. In some areas, more than 50% of the bugs addressed...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    Extension Methods (part 2)

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    In my previous post I gave a high level overview of some of the benefits of using Extension Methods in VB 9.0. Today I'm going to delve into some of the details about how to define extension methods and then use them in your programs. Defining Extension...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    Extension Methods (part 3)

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    In my previous 2 posts I talked about some of the benefits of extension methods and then delved into the details of our new binding rules for consuming them in your programs. Today I'm going to talk about some perils to be aware of when defining extension...
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