Instantiating Classes with New
To create an object that is an instance of a class, you use the keyword New. Internally, the .NET Framework automatically appropriates sufficient memory for storing the field values. An object variable declared with the same type as the class is used to access elements of the class instance. So for example, you create an object of the Contact class by using the following statements:
Dim adr As Contact adr = New Contact
The first line of code creates an object variable of type Contact, and the second assigns a new instance. You can also combine both lines into one, as demonstrated in the following:
Dim adr As New Contact
Then you can use the class instance with the help of the defined object variables to access the ...