My in Different Applications

Now that you know how My can be customized, you can easily understand why different kinds of Visual Basic applications have their own customizations, provided by the IDE. For example, Windows Presentation Foundation applications provide a My.Windows property that allows access to windows’ instances, as follows:

'Get the instance of the Main window Dim aWindows As Window = My.Windows.MainWindow

This is mainly due to the support offered in code by the My namespace to the Application Framework feature. This feature enables you to execute special tasks at the beginning and at the end of the application lifetime, such as showing splash screens or establishing what form is the main application ...

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