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Simple Lambdas Sample (Visual Basic)

.NET Framework 3.5

This sample demonstrates the use of lambda expressions. Most programmers will use lambda expressions in Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) query expressions, but lambda expressions can also be useful in other circumstances.

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  • Press F5.

This sample provides a brief introduction to the use of lambda expressions.

There are ten samples in this project. By default, the first sample will run. By changing the Main() method in Program.vb, you can modify the code to run one of the other samples. For instance, by default, Main makes the following call:


Modify this code as follows to call Sample2():


The samples are named Sample1(), Sample2(), and so forth, up to Sample10().