A group blog from members of the VB team
MSDN Magazine Editor in Chief, Howard Dierking, announced a number of changes to the magazine in the January 2009 Editor's Note. Among that list of changes was the following excerpt:
"Furthermore, we recently began moving all of our article code samples to MSDN Code Gallery. This will allow our team to be much more agile in managing and updating code samples as needed. In that agility, we are now also able to translate all C# code samples into Visual Basic."
* GOING FORWARD, ALL MSDN MAGAZINE ARTICLES WRITTEN IN C# WILL ALSO INCLUDE CODE DOWNLOADS FOR VB.NET ONLINE! *
So, where can you find the VB code?
First click on the following link in the article online:
You will arrive at the corresponding resource page on Code Gallery, with the "Home" tab in view:
Select the "Downloads" tab, and then click on the name ending in "_VB" in the "Releases" pane on the right-hand side:
Download the zip, and enjoy. :)
Thank you Howard for making this possible, and to Aaron Dargel for writing all the VB code!
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This is a really nice thing! :-) Thanks to the MSDN Magazine guys!
Great idea and starting the New Year off right by including both VB and C# code. Thanks and keep up the great work, VB team!
So eventually, MSDN knew that VB Developers can live with C# peers :)
Microsoft have been pretty slow at supporting VB developers in areas linke Linq, WPF, Silverlight, WCF, WF, and MVC.
I am pleased to see things begin to turnaround.
We still need more books and the ones that are being published (books from Apress) also need to be available on Safari Online.
Happy New Year! Apologies for the gap in posting – I have been working on a number of initiatives for
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