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Visual Basic® 2012 Unleashed, Second Edition by Alessandro Del Sole

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Chapter 4. Data Types and Expressions

Every programming task manipulates data. Data can be of different kinds; you will often work with strings, dates and time, numbers, files, and custom data. Each of them is represented by a data type. The .NET Framework 4.5 (but also the Windows Runtime for Windows 8) provides tons of built-in data types and enables developers to easily create their own custom data types. In this chapter you learn how ...

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