Visual Basic Blog

A group blog from members of the VB team

If I gave you $200 to spend on VB, how would you spend it?

I spent the last few weeks using VB, and I kept thinking things such as “Wow, this is really awesome, I wish all other languages had that!” or “I’m sure there is an easier way to do this”. I simply can’t help it - just as with any other language, when I start using it I notice a few things that are really ...

How do we write software at Microsoft: a PM intern’s perspective #1

Now that you know our team, it is time to get down to the real meat - we are building software here, so let’s talk about software. As I promised to keep you up to date with what is going on here at Microsoft, I decided to start a series of blog posts under the title “How do we write software at Microsoft: a PM intern’s ...

Lumos: Fireworks in Seattle

Hello, dear readers!It has been another exciting week, so here is the second intern post :)New Team MembersLet me first introduce to you the other two members of our team. They are also interns, and the three of us are going to be working together on our really awesome top-secret intern project. Cameron is our SDET guy, and here he is in ...

Sleepless from Bulgaria: an intern's first weeks in the VB team

I started as an intern at Microsoft two weeks ago, and I thought it might be nice to share my experience with you. Not just because I love blogging, but also because I think that there are so many great things that happen here that are worth mentioning. I will try to post weekly, keeping you up to date with my thoughts on Microsoft, the ...

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