Application #7. Object-Oriented Features

One criticism of Visual Basic 6 was that it was not a truly object-oriented language, which denied it membership among the premier development languages. That criticism no longer applies because Visual Basic .NET is fully object oriented. This sample application demonstrates some of the new object-oriented (OO) features in Visual Basic .NET.

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New Concepts

As you’ve no doubt heard over and over, Visual Basic .NET is an object-oriented language. What exactly does that mean? It means that the code you write manipulates a series of objects, each of which has certain characteristics and capabilities, and ...

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