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Media praise for VB.NET Core Classes in a Nutshell

"These two books are becoming the 'must have' references of VB.NET in the same way that the reverently regarded 'Win32 API Guide' by Dan Appleman was for pre-.NET VB. The included CD-ROM's are much more than just source code. They're the ultimate references and integrate smoothly and completely with Visual Studio's IDE. That means Dynamic Reference, Index, Content--all the Help tools you get with Visual Studio--are simply extended with these extraordinarily complete references. With these books, O'Reilly is taking the 'high road' of adding more value and including more content for your book buying dollar."
--Dan Mabbut, Visual Basic Guide, Dec 2002

"A quick reference to the most essential classes in the .NET FCL. One thing that is unique about this book is the accompanying CD that enables readers to integrate the book's contents directly into the Dynamic Help inside Visual Studio .NET, thanks to a special partnership between O'Reilly and Microsoft."
--Janette Toral,, Oct 2002

"I have to admit I'm not that familiar with O'Reilly's In a Nutshell line of reference titles. But at the suggestion of editor Tony Patton, I checked out 'VB.NET Core Classes in a Nutshell.' Now, I?m not sure how I ever got along without one of these reference manuals in my technical-book library...incredibly complete...Attached to the back cover, you?ll find an electronic version of the class documentation contained in the book. The CD, called 'VB.NET Core Classes in a Nutshell for Microsoft Visual Studio.NET,' can be installed as a help add-in to Visual Studio .NET. This electronic version almost exactly replicates the contents of the book, with the added convenience of hyperlinks to a class's documentation page each time the class is mentioned. My initial thinking was that the electronic version would simply be redundant information when combined with the MSDN documentation libraries. It turns out, however, that in add-in form, it's much more convenient than the mammoth HTML-Help MSDN documentation when you are attempting to locate a single class's description. It's better organized as well.... I'm so impressed with this book that I'd recommend it--along with any of O'Reilly?s other Nutshell titles--to anyone looking for a serious language reference book."--Lamont Adams,, September 10, 2002