I'm A VB: Erick Kurniawan, Visual Basic MVP




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·        How long have you been using VB?

I’ve been using VB for about 4 years now. I used VB since VB6. Now I use VB9 for my current project.


·        What industry do you work in?

Academic, I am working as lecturer. I also developed several projects for the Academic Information System.


·        How big is your development team?

2-3 people, including me.


·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

Academic Information System, Accounting, etc.


·        What’s the most interesting app you’ve ever built?

All applications that I created by using VB is very interesting and impressive 🙂


·        Please tell us about an app that you’re working on at the moment.

I’m developing applications for the Academic Information System for the Faculty of Medicine.


·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?

ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, and ORM Frameworks like Subsonic and LINQ to SQL.


·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

All the new features in VB9: XML Literals, LINQ, Lambda Expressions, and the new Implicit Line Continuations from VB10. 🙂


·        What do you like most about VB as a programming language?

It’s simple and easy. I think VB + Visual Studio is the best combination for RAD and Productivity.


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