I’m A VB: Mike Hillman



Website: http://www.mikehillman.com


·        How long have you been using VB?

18 years


·        What industry do you work in?

IT Consulting


·        How big is your development team?



·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

N-Tier Client Server WinForm applications


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

Industrial control and data acquisition touch screen application for plastic container manufacturing


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

Warehouse Management System


·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?



·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

String handling and overall ease of use.


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

VB has a very natural syntax.  Because of the simple syntax it is easy to write and maintain.  I have used several other languages but I am most productive when coding in VB.


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