Visual Basic Blog

A group blog from members of the VB team

Implicit Line Continuation in VB 10 (Tyler Whitney)

Things are always changing.  I was at the Washington State History Museum with my daughter a couple weeks ago.  One of the exhibits features pictures of various sites that were taken many years ago.  Then it contrasts them with contemporary pictures taken of the same locations.  It was really interesting how much things ...

The Silverlight Toolkit Adds Visual Basic Samples (Lisa Feigenbaum)

The Silverlight Toolkit March 2009 release is enhanced with Visual Basic source code. Please follow the links to view these samples for both Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 3. Silverlight 2: http://silverlight.net/samples/sl2/toolkitcontrolsamples/run/default.html Silverlight 3: http://silverlight.net/samples/sl3/toolkitcontrolsamples/run/...

Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight: VB QuickStarts, Hands-On-Labs, and How-To Topics released! (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Today the Microsoft Patterns & Practices team released a download aimed to help Visual Basic developers use the Composite Application Library. It includes VB versions of the QuickStarts, Hands-On-Labs, and How-To topics: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=537da1cd-43e1-4799-88e7-a1da9166fb46 I've ...

MIX 09 Video: Making XML Really, Really Easy with Microsoft Visual Basic (Alex Turner, Lisa Feigenbaum)

Alex Turner presented VB XML yesterday here at MIX 09. Check out the video from his session! Video link: https://channel9.msdn.com/events/mix(The powerpoint slides are attached.) Making XML Really, Really Easy with Microsoft Visual Basic 9 MIX09-T72M Wednesday March 18 |11:55 AM-12:15 PM | San Polo 3401 By: Alex Turner Tags: Languages See ...

Visual Studio at MIX 09 (Lisa Feigenbaum)

MIX 09 is here! ScottGu kicks off the keynote today at 9am PST. Below is the list of Visual Studio related sessions. The full conference list is posted here. Didn't buy a pass? Don't worry. Tune in to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/locations/events to watch sessions live, or to view them on-demand within 24hrs of recording. In ...

Presentation Materials from Belgian TechDays 2009 (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Last week, I gave two talks at the Belgian TechDays in Antwerp. This was my first time at the conference, and it was a great event! I've created a resource page on Code Gallery for the presentation materials from my talks: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/techdays I've included the direct links below as well. Future Directions for Visual...

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