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Application Development Using Visual Basic® and .NET by Dana L. Wyatt, Peter Thorsteinson, Robert J. Oberg

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Summary

In this chapter we examined some standard types, such as String, StringBuilder, and Array. We covered some additional topics concerning methods, including parameter passing, variable-length parameter lists, and method overloading. We saw how to handle command-line arguments in VB.NET. We looked at a number of common utility functions in VB.NET, which are found in either the System namespace or the Microsoft.VisualBasic namespace.

A number of examples pertained to a hotel reservation system. In the next chapter, we will study object-oriented programming in VB.NET, and we will extend our hotel reservation example to a case study, which will be continued throughout the rest of the book. We will also look at exception handling in VB.NET. ...

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