When you need to get a reference to the base class of the derived class you are working on, you can invoke the
MyBase keyword. This keyword represents an instance of the base class and enables you to work on members as they are exposed by the base class, instead of the ones exposed by the derived class. Consider the following implementation of the
Person class, in which a
FullInformation method provides a representation of all the information supplied to the class:
Public Class Person Public Property FirstName As String Public Property LastName As String Public Property Age As Integer Public Overridable Function FullInformation() As String Dim info As New Text.StringBuilder info.Append("Name: ...