I just posted an interview on Channel 9 with Bill Horst, a member of the Visual Basic QA team. Bill shows us the ins and outs type inference in the newest version of Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2008. He shows us how the new Option Infer works and how various types are inferred by the compiler without having to explicitly declare them. Type inference is one of the new features in Visual Basic to support LINQ.
I just posted an interview on Channel 9 with Matt Gertz, Development Manager on the Visual Basic team (well former Dev Manager, I’ll let him explain <g>) where he shows off a Euchre game he’s developed in Visual Basic that includes speech and sound.
I just posted a Channel 9 interview with Milind Lele showing us his favorite VS 2008 features – the new Data Synchronization designer and how the sync services for ADO.NET work to support occasionally connected scenarios. He shows us how to set up a local database cache using SQL Compact Edition and how to use it to store read-only data caches as well as how to add the code to support two-way synchronization.
I just posted an interview on Channel 9 with John Stallo talking about some cool tools in Visual Studio 2008 that will help you build simple N-Tier applications. Thanks to Kathleen again for helping with the shoot! This time we got fancy and used two camera angles ;-):
Building N-Tier Applications in Visual Studio 2008In this in interview John Stallo,
I just posted another great interview on Channel 9 with Young Joo talking about LINQ to SQL and the new O/R Designer in Visual Studio 2008. He demos a typical business client-server scenario and shows how LINQ to SQL classes make it much easier to work with relational data in SQL Server 2005.
I just posted an interview with Amanda on Channel 9 where she walks us through the new LINQ syntax available in VS 2008 Beta 2. I also posted some How Do I videos on LINQ to help get you started —
I just posted an interview with Lisa on Channel9 that you’ll probably want to check out — showing the new and much much imporoved Intellisense for Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2008:
In this interview Lisa Feigenbaum, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic Editor,
I just posted an interview with Scott on Channel9 where he talks about extension methods, a new language feature in Visual Basic 9.0:
In this in interview Scott Wisniewski, a Developer on the Visual Basic Team, talks about Extension Methods and shows us a couple interesting LINQ providers.
I posted a couple more videos on Channel9 that you’ll definitely want to check out! Thanks again to Kathleen for helping with the production.
The first one Kit George walks us through some of his favorite VB9 language features that enable LINQ:
In this in interview Kit George,
I just posted a couple screen casts/interviews on Channel9 you should definitely check out. I rounded up VB team members and influentials and asked them what their favorite Visual Studio 2008 features were and to give us all a demo of them!