The .NET runtime has everything you need to format your output and handle special characters. Both Visual Basic 2010 Express edition and Visual Studio 2010 help you with Intellisense if you can't remember the syntax. This article explores simple console input and output and shows you how to get it done.
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Understanding data and how it is represented is key to making use of it in a program. This article walks thru VB.NETbs standard data types and talks about how to make use of them.
VB.NET provides a solid set of programming tools to implement flow control. VB.NET 2010 includes the For Each construct, making it possible to easily iterate over a list of items with little to no extra coding. This article examines the different VB.NET keywords and gives examples of how they're used.
Visual Basic .NET 2010 is a fully functional Object Oriented Programming language providing access to the full complement of .NET 4.0 features. Understanding what a Namespace is and how it relates to Classes and Modules will lay a good foundation for understanding the language as a whole.
This article is part two of an introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. It covers how to navigate through the different menus and tools. It specifically covers Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition. Read along to learn how to write a very simple Hello World application using Windows Forms.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 is a great integrated development environment for turning out top quality .NET framework applications. VB 2010 Express provides the same basic tools without some of the high-end team development pieces. This first of a two-part article will introduce the user to the VB 2010 Express product.