Anonymous types (or projections) are a new feature that permits you to define strong types on the fly without writing the nominal—full class—definition. Learn how to implement Anonymous types in VB9.
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The documentation on Microsoft's flags enumerations is rather sketchy at best, but offers a more ideal solution for a great many problems. The problem is, with such little documentation it can be very time consuming to figure out how to use them correctly. Here is a small walkthrough explaining a relatively simple means of interacting with them through use of the bitwise OR operator.
Go behind the scenes to learn how VB handles User Defined Types (UDTs) internally. See how VB stores UDTs in memory and learn how to use them in non-conventional ways, such as saving them to byte arrays, dumping them to files, and using them to accesses byte values of other data types.
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