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LinkedList(Of T) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the LinkedList(Of T) class that is empty.

Namespace:  System.Collections.Generic
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Public Sub New

LinkedList(Of T) accepts Nothing as a valid Value for reference types and allows duplicate values.

If the LinkedList(Of T) is empty, the First and Last properties contain Nothing.

This constructor is an O(1) operation.

The following code example creates and initializes a LinkedList(Of T) of type String, adds several nodes, and then displays its contents.

Imports System
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Collections.Generic

Public Class GenericCollection

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        ' Create and initialize a new LinkedList.
        Dim ll As New LinkedList(Of String)()

        ' Display the contents of the LinkedList.
        If ll.Count > 0 Then
            Console.WriteLine("The first item in the list is {0}.", ll.First.Value)
            Console.WriteLine("The last item in the list is {0}.", ll.Last.Value)

            Console.WriteLine("The LinkedList contains:")
            For Each s As String In  ll
                Console.WriteLine("   {0}", s)
            Next s 
            Console.WriteLine("The LinkedList is empty.")
        End If

    End Sub 

End Class 

'This code produces the following output.
'The first item in the list is <null>.
'The last item in the list is orange.
'The LinkedList contains:
'   red
'   orange
'   yellow
'   orange

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.