I'm A VB: Mayur Tendulkar


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·        How long have you been using VB?

From 2001. I’m in love with Visual Basic, because of its simplicity and magic…


·        What industry do you work in?

Academic and IT Industry.


·        How big is your development team?

College Project team: 5. In company: 4.


·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

Web, mobile and mobile-web applications.


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

AutoResponder: This app can be used on Windows Mobile devices to automatically respond to a voice call. So if there is a meeting, my phone will go on Meeting (or vibrate) mode and all incoming calls/SMS will be replied with a set text.


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

LiveSync: This will be an application/add-in for Outlook to sync Twitter updates + Facebook + Yahoo + Google + Live  contacts and calendar all into one place. I’m using .NET Framework 4.0 + VB.NET + VSTO + Live Framework for this…


·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?

.NET Framework, VB.NET, Windows Mobile SDKs, ASP.NET, etc.


·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

The easy to understand and readable syntax, without brackets. Also, most of the new language features in VB9 and VB10.


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

Its simplicity J


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