Category Archives: Programming Languages

VB and Language Choice

A recent Coding Horror post got me thinking again about C# vs. Visual Basic. As you know, I myself think that VB is probably the best general purpose managed language available right now, so I thought I’d add my $.02 … Continue reading

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Things I Would Change in VB

VB is a great language, but I still think it has room for improvement. For example, there are far too many keywords, some of the keywords are confusing, and some keywords have too many overloaded meanings. There are also problems … Continue reading

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Why VB is Best

As I said in my previous post, I believe that Visual Basic is the best language for many types of applications. It provides all the power of C# and Java, but has arguably better tools and syntax. For now, I’ll … Continue reading

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Visual Basic

I’ve been wanting to write some posts about Visual Basic for a long time. It’s one of the reasons I finally started blogging. While I haven’t been able to use VB for much beyond personal projects for the last 8 … Continue reading

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Lambda Expressions In Visual Basic

Paul Vick had a post last week, where he solicited feedback on syntax for this feature that will likely be included in a future version of Visual Basic. http://www.panopticoncentral.net/archive/2006/12/08/18587.aspx#FeedBack I originally posted my opinion in a comment on his blog, … Continue reading

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