Structures in .NET development are the way to create custom value types. You find a lot of similarities between classes and structures, although this section explains some important differences. Also, Visual Basic 2015 has some improvements from previous versions with regard to structures. You create structures using a
Structure..End Structure block. The following code provides an example of a structure representing a fictitious order received by your company:
Public Structure Order Public Property OrderID As Integer Public Property OrderDate As Date Public Property ShippedDate As Date Public Property CustomerID As Integer Public Property EmployeeID As Integer End Structure ...