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A group blog from members of the VB team

Tech-Ed San Diego, Thursday

Posted By: David Guyer, Visual Basic TestingI've just left Tech-Ed after finishing up the last days of booth duty.Overall, it was a fantastic conference. The intelligence and knowledge of our customers is always very impressive and I learn a lot from them.  I enjoyed meeting so many people who are interested in Visual Studio .NET 2003 and...

Nullable types in VB as Well

Eric Gunnerson writes about C# supporting Nullable types. We've heard a lot of positive feedback on the Nullable types. Just so everyone's aware, this is NOT a C# specific feature. Just as with all generics, VB will both emit and consume the full set of generics, including Nullable types. VB has a slightly different syntax, and is a ...

Cabanas filled with excellent VB folks…

(Posted by Duncan Mackenzie, VB Content Strategist for MSDN) I've been spending the last few days at the Cabanas, pretty much all day every day this week actually, and I've been amazed by the folks we have hanging around there. People have come up to ask a relatively straightforward question like "How do I do a constructor in Visual Basic ....

Tech Ed!!! three days later

Posted by Alexandre Moura, Visual Basic Compiler QAThis was my third day at TechEd - I think that finally I'm developing presentation capabilities - this is my first time at a conference, and I must admit I was a bit unsure about what kind of questions I'd be getting at the booths - Turns out I do know enough to man a booth, ...

Tech-Ed San Diego, Wednesday

Posted By: David Guyer, Visual Basic TestingToday I got to meet a lot more people who are similarly enthusiastic about the features I mentioned yesterday. Right now I'm sitting in the Sails pavillion where my day began enjoying the breeze and quiet evening.The issue that came up twice today that I'd like to publicly state again VISUAL ...

Tech-Ed San Diego, Tuesday.

Posted By: David Guyer, Visual Basic Test TeamToday was my first day working the pavillion at Tech-Ed.I had the opportunity to talk to a lot of people with a lot of interesting backgrounds and experiences.Here is a list of some of the features of VS 2005 that were drew the most interest or excitement: My. Edit and Continue (even ...

And they're off…

(Posted by Steven Lees, Visual Basic program manager)Steve Ballmer kicked off TechEd this morning with his keynote. The transcript should be up here later today.Right now I'm in DEV340, Brian Randell's on VB Tips and Tricks. It's a pretty big room and it's packed--there are a bunch of folks standing up in the back and sides of the room. ...

Welcome to the VB Team Blog!

Posted by: Robert Green, VB Program ManagerWelcome to the VB Team blog. Some members of the VB team have their own blogs so why do we need a team blog? Well, the VB Team is a group of individuals. And while individual team members will have their own blogs, the Team, as a group, also wants a blog. Paul Vick's blog (just one example) is a ...

VB Team at TechEd

TechEd starts Sunday in sunny San Diego. We hope to meet many of you there. The team members who will be attending are Alexandre Moura, Amanda Silver, David Guyer, Duncan Mackenzie, Jay Roxe, Jay Schmelzer, Osama Salem, Paul Vick and Steven Lees.  You can find one or more of them in the following places. SundayVB Community Lounge, Cabana ...

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