Creating Portable Classes

Throughout the years, a number of platforms have built on subsets of the .NET Framework have been produced, such as (but not limited to) Windows Phone, the Windows Runtime for Windows 8.x, and the upcoming Windows 10. Because of this, one of the biggest concerns for developers is creating class libraries that can share the same code across multiple platforms. So far, developers have had to remember which assemblies and what kind of types were supported in each of those platforms and then manually create and arrange class library projects to make them reusable. Fortunately, Visual Studio 2015 helps Visual Basic developers solve this problem by providing a project template called Portable Class Library. This project template ...

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