Chapter 2. Out with the Old, In with the New


Visual Basic .NET Unleashed
By Paul Kimmel
Table of Contents
Part I.  Introducing Visual Basic .NET

In This Chapter

  • File Extensions

  • Namespaces

  • References

  • Option Statements

  • Data Types

  • Variable Declarations

  • Operators

  • Type Conversion Functions

  • Variable Scope Changes in VB .NET

  • Flow Control Statements

  • Arrays and Collections

  • Structured Exception Handling

  • Visual Basic .NET Handling of Reserved Words

  • Compatibility Between VB6 and VB .NET

  • Summary

Visual Basic .NET introduces a lot of changes. These changes may seem like a needle scratching across a 12-inch vinyl album and make you feel you've lost your groove. Chapter 2 will help you find your groove by introducing the basic changes in data types, operators, variable declaration, and fundamental syntax from Visual Basic 6 to Visual Basic .NET.


Visual BasicR. NET Unleashed
Visual BasicR. NET Unleashed
Year: 2001
Pages: 222 © 2008-2017.
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