In this chapter, you’ll learn:
The basic structure of Microsoft Visual Basic .NET.
How Visual Basic .NET differs from earlier forms of Visual Basic.
Just as ASP.NET is a much different beast than classic ASP, Visual Basic .NET differs considerably from its predecessors. For one thing, there’s no longer any difference in the Visual Basic that you use in ASP.NET pages and the Visual Basic that comes with the full Microsoft Visual Studio package. Visual Studio does provide an excellent graphical development environment, but you can use a text editor and get all the same Visual Basic language features. In other ...