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VB.NET Language in a Nutshell, Second Edition by Steven Roman PhD, Paul Lomax, Ron Petrusha

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Appendix B. Language Elements by Category

This appendix lists by category all the directives, statements, functions, procedures, and classes available within the VB.NET language. We have also included those Foundation Class Library members that are documented in this book. The categories are:

Array Handling
Clipboard
Collection Objects
Common Dialogs
Conditional Compilation
Conversion: Data Type Conversion and Other Conversion
Date and Time
Error Handling
Filesystem
Financial
IDataObject Interface
Information
Input/Output
Interaction
Mathematics
Programming: Object Programming and Miscellaneous Programming
Program Structure and Flow
Registry
String Manipulation
Variable and Constant Declaration

Where necessary, individual keywords may appear in more than one category.

Array Handling

Element

Description

Array class

Represents an array

Array.BinarySearch method

Searches for a value in a sorted one-dimensional array

Array.Copy method

Copies all or part of an array

Array.IndexOf method

Searches for the first occurrence of a value in an unsorted one-dimensional array

Array.LastIndexOf method

Searches for the last occurrence of a value in an unsorted one-dimensional array

Erase statement

Resets an array to its uninitialized state

IsArray function

Indicates whether a variable is an array

Join function

Concatenates an array of values into a delimited string

LBound function

Returns the lower boundary of an array

ReDim statement

Redimensions an arrayxs

UBound ...

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