Have a background in C#, and starting to write some Visual Basic? (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Maybe you just started a job at a company whose development is in VB. Maybe you’re working with XML, or Office, and heard that VB would be the best language for this project. Or maybe you’re just switching over, to understand what millions of developers around the world love about VB! :) Whatever your reason may be, this post is for you.

You’ll find that there are a lot of similarities between Visual C# and Visual Basic. Afterall we’re both built on top of the same Common Language Runtime! However once you get into the details, you’ll find that there are quite a few differences too. Fortunately, VB MVP Kathleen Dollard has put together a comprehensive list of tips, for those with a C# background who are starting to write VB. Check out the list here:

http://msmvps.com/blogs/kathleen/archive/2008/07/25/what-a-c-coder-should-know-before-they-write-vb-updated.aspx