Silverlight Toolkit on CodePlex Adds Live Samples in Visual Basic

Today Justin updated the Silverlight Toolkit on CodePlex with samples in Silverlight 3 that you can run live directly on the site. Check out all the live tutorials:



And best of all, the samples show a Visual Basic code view:


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Support for Visual Basic in the toolkit itself was available in March, but now the live samples are also updated. Clicking the VB.Net button changes the code sample to Visual Basic and saves this preference so all code samples will default to the selected language:


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I’m just starting to play with Silverlight (and .NET RIA Services) myself so I’m glad to see these interactive samples in VB come online. Another really fun addition to the samples is an interactive DLR console for IronPython and IronRuby. If you’re just getting your feet wet with these dynamic languages you should check this out, it even has some basic intellisense to help you.


Enjoy!