Book: OOP with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Microsoft Visual C# Step
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Microsoft Visual Basic developers have long clamored for complete objectorientedlanguage support. Microsoft Visual Basic .NET supports all the features of an objectorientedlanguage. In addition, the entire Microsoft .NET Framework, which includes thedevelopment support for Microsoft Windows applications, Web applications, Webservices, graphics, and data access, is designed according to object-oriented principles.Developers who have a firm grasp of object-oriented principles will be the strongest .NETdevelopers.Also new to developers is C#, a C-based language that gives developers a languagechoice for developing with the .NET Framework. Some C, Java, and C++ developmentwill move to C# to take advantage of .NET’s features. Visual Basic programmers lookingto learn a C language might also move to C#. Visual Basic .NET and C# both supportobject-oriented development with the .NET Framework. No matter what language youchoose for development, being able to read code in either language will double youraccess to Microsoft Visual Studio documentation, .NET books, magazine articles, andother developer resources.