As with any modern programming language, Visual Basic supports many common programming constructs and language elements. This guide describes all the major elements of programming with Visual Basic.
Contains documentation on the basic structure and code conventions of Visual Basic, such as naming conventions, comments in code, and limitations within Visual Basic.
Provides links to topics that introduce and discuss important features of Visual Basic, including LINQ and XML literals.
Explains the interoperability issues associated with creating and using component object model (COM) objects with Visual Basic.
Provides information about and a step-by-step procedure for upgrading a project from Visual Basic 6.0.
Provides reference information about various aspects of Visual Basic programming.
Offers information on using the Visual Basic command-line compiler, the compiler options, and the Keyword Upgrade tool.
Introduces the book, Programming in Visual Basic 2008, and provides links to chapters on Functional Programming, Overloads and Extensions, Generics LINQ, and creating a User Interface.