This section serves as a general introduction to Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft’s version of Visual Basic for the .NET platform. Taken together, these chapters form an extremely fast-paced introduction to the most critical VB.NET programming topics. If you’re an experienced programmer who is learning VB.NET as a second (or additional) programming language, the material should familiarize you with VB.NET in as short a time as possible.
In addition to its role as a tutorial, Chapter 3 is an essential reference to the data types supported by VB.NET.
Part I consists of the following chapters: