Visual Basic Blog

A group blog from members of the VB team

Tech Ed, Conclusion.

Posted By: Alexandre Moura, Visual Basic QA, compilerWell, back in the rain in Redmond after a waiting list scare at the airport - with my first TechEd behind me, it's time to recap:The main thing I've brought from this exhibition is that most people are extremely interested on the work we've done and are doing in vb - The new features have ...

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 ....

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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