Chapter 18. Manipulating Files and Streams

Manipulating files, directories, drives, and pathnames has always been one of the most common requirements for every role in IT for home users. Since MS-DOS, you have probably had this necessity tons of times. In application development for the .NET Framework with Visual Basic 2012, manipulating files is even more straightforward because you have two opportunities: accessing system resources with the usual ease due to self-explanatory classes and members and because of the Common Language Runtime (CLR) as a supervisor. In this chapter, you learn how ...

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