For example, if a class defines a routine and gives it the private accessibility keyword, then it is visible only to code within the class.
Table 9-1 summarizes the accessibility keywords used by C# and Visual Basic.
Table 9-1. Accessibility Keywords
Visual Basic Keyword
The routine is usable by any code.
The routine is usable only by code in the same structure, class, or code module.
The routine is usable only by code in the same structure or class, or in a derived class. (Chapter 10, explains derived ...