A group blog from members of the VB team
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 were reported by customers through the MSDN Product Feedback Center. Overall, SP1 offers customers improvements in responsiveness, stability and performance for Visual Basic 2005.
This service pack rolls up all of the Visual Basic 2005 hotfixes we’ve made to date and provides you the best overall performance and stability when developing in Visual Basic 2005.
We recommend VB developers install SP1. You can get SP1 at:
Service Pack 1 Update to Visual Basic 2005 Command-line Compiler (Vbc.exe)
This hotfix provides the SP1 improvements for the Visual Basic 2005 command line compiler, (vbc.exe).
After installing SP1, install this hotfix to development and deployed machines to get the SP1 fixes for vbc.exe if any of the following apply:
Thanks for your contribution to Visual Studio 2005 SP1. We welcome your feedback on this release.
Visual Basic Program Manager
If you are using the VBC command line compiler for visual basic, for example when building ASP.NET web
Is it possible to use the improved compiler with LINQ?