I’m A VB: Cihan Yakar


Blog: http://www.cihanyakar.com 


·        How long have you been using VB?

After QBasic, I used VB4 for a short time. Altogether, I’ve been using some version of Basic for about 10 years.


·        What industry do you work in?

IT, Tourism.


·        How big is your development team?



·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

Mostly Web Applications. Sometimes I build Windows Applications too, but this is not the kind of application I tend to use because I don’t have a development team.


·        What’s the most interesting app you’ve ever built?

Although I’ve built a lot of applications, there isn’t one particular application that I can describe as most interesting.


·        Please tell us about an app you’re working on at the moment.

A lot of ASP.NET projects.


·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?

I use MySQL in database applications. I am also trying Silverlight in my web applications.


·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

XML Literals, LINQ, With statements, Auto completion… Everything.


·        What do you like most about VB as a programming language?

Beyond all its technological features, it is simple and fast to type and spell. It also has good readability.



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