Visual Basic in .NET Core 3.0

Visual Basic in .NET Core 3 I’m excited about our plans for how Visual Basic.NET will be supported in .NET Core 3.0! Like other .NET languages, Visual Basic will continue to be supported on .NET Framework, and you do not need to make any changes to your application. You can read how .NET Core 3.0… Read more

Combining Angular, Visual Basic and .NET Core for developing modern web apps

Visual Basic supports .NET Core starting in Visual Studio 2017 Update 3 (15.3). This opens new possibilities for new applications and modernizing existing applications. Preserving domain-specific code when modernizing applications allows step-wise conversions, decreases cost, and avoids disruptions. This post covers using Visual Basic ASP.NET Core WebAPI for the back end, along with a new… Read more

Roslyn Primer – Part I: Anatomy of a Compiler

So, you’ve heard that VB (and C#) are open source now and you want to dive in and contribute. If you haven’t spent your life building compilers, you probably don’t know where to start. No worries, I’ll walk you through it. This post is the first of a series of blog posts focused on the… Read more

Dependency Injection with Visual Basic .NET – Part 2 – IoC Containers

This post was authored by guest blogger André Obelink, a Visual Basic MVP, and published by the VBTeam on his behalf. In my previous post, I wrote about the basics of dependency injection. I explained the technique to define an interface and injecting the dependencies to a client object. These dependencies contain the real implementation… Read more

Dependency Injection with Visual Basic .NET – Part 1

This post was authored by guest blogger André Obelink, a Visual Basic MVP, and published by the VBTeam on his behalf. In this first blog post of a series of two, I explain what dependency injection (DI) is and why you might want to use this design principle in your software. The target audience of… Read more