I’m A VB: Greg S.

 

·        How long have you been using VB?

10+ years, starting with VB 3.

 

·        What industry do you work in?

Software, Financial, Energy over the last 10+ years.

 

·        How big is your development team?

5.

 

·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

Back end processes without GUIs for processing database data coming from end user web applications, OCR’d documents, and legacy data.

 

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

A report scheduling application with multiple queues, sceduled start times, and load balancing amongst multiple database servers.

 

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

Oracle time entry reporting system.

 

·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?

Oracle, C#, Win32, UNIX command line tools, batch scripting (DOS, UNIX).

 

·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

.NET Framework and ease of moving from VB to C# and C# to VB.

 

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

.NET Framework.

 

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