This section explains programming concepts that can be used in both Visual Basic and C#.
Provides links to walkthroughs for new features that are included in Visual Basic and C#.
Explains how to provide a flexible and secure method of separating applications from each other and each other's data by using application domains.
Describes how to create and use assemblies.
Discusses how to provide additional information about programming elements such as types, fields, methods, and properties by using attributes.
Shows how to enable implicit conversion of generic type parameters in interfaces and delegates.
Explains how you can use expression trees to enable dynamic modification of executable code.
Discusses the powerful query capabilities in the language syntax of C# and Visual Basic, and the common model for querying relational databases, XML documents, datasets, and in-memory collections.
Describes common object-oriented concepts, including encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
Discusses several basic rules that may help you increase performance of your application.
Explains how to use reflection to dynamically create an instance of a type, bind the type to an existing object, or get the type from an existing object and invoke its methods or access its fields and properties.
Describes key concepts in binary, XML, and SOAP serialization.
Provides an overview of the .NET threading model and shows how to write code that performs multiple tasks at the same time to improve the performance and responsiveness of your applications.