I'm A VB: Raja Venkatesh Ramasamy
· How long have you been using VB?
· What industry do you work in?
· How big is your development team?
· What kind of apps do you most commonly build?
· What’s the most interesting app you’ve ever built?
Linq to Entity debug visualizer, 100% data source independent SQL query tool, 100% stand alone UI for AS400(Pure TCPIP), PLC / SCADA / Zebra printer / Bar code scanner etc programming, Automated EDI application with Maersk sealand from Dubal, Many applications with VB and AS400, Paper reader (scanner) to read user marked answers.
· Please tell us about an app that you’re working on at the moment.
Architect – Payment system for one of the top 10 banks in the world.
· What other technologies do you most commonly use?
VB. Another one is VB. Very rarely C#.
· What are some of your favorite VB features?
INTERPRETER !!! During debug i have liberty to move execution line to any which is now new feature for other languages. Sorry to say still i feel VB.NET is not still as friendly as VB6. Still have to live with INTEROP. Debug time code change is limited unlike VB6. There are umpteen features i like in VB than any other language.
· What do you like most about VB as a programming language?
Takes shortest time to get me to the working condition from scratch compared to most experienced programmers of any other language.
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