Visual Studio 10 beta

Discussion in 'Scripting & Programming' started by LordMoolyBap, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. LordMoolyBap

    LordMoolyBap Nibble Poster

    Just in case anyone is interested you can download beta for the new visual studio 10 from here:

    Some interesting features are;

    • VB no longer needs _
      to go to the next line of a _
      statement which is great news
    • There's better support for lambda in VB which is one of my favourite features in C#
    • Another feature brought over from C# is object initialisers which is also very handy.

    There are loads of other cool improvements to both vb and c# so maybe worth checking out.

    Dom 8)
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    WIP: Msc Intelligent Systems
  2. Mathematix

    Mathematix Megabyte Poster

    Will be checking it out when I have the time. :)
    Certifications: BSc(Hons) Comp Sci, BCS Award of Merit
    WIP: Not doing certs. Computer geek.
  3. Fergal1982

    Fergal1982 Petabyte Poster

    That whole Lambda stuff is just plain confusing to my poor VB brain.

    That said, since we are only now beginning to think about moving to 2008, i think i have time to look into it.
    Certifications: ITIL Foundation; MCTS: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Administration
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  4. LordMoolyBap

    LordMoolyBap Nibble Poster

    Lambdas amazing for iteration through things.

    (c# style)

    if you have an IList<Book> Books for example you can just filter by going

    Books.Where(book => book.Title.Contains("Microsoft"))


    You can sort of do this in vb at the moment with lots of nasty func stuff but its not as clean.
    As far as I understand the plan is to clean it all up.

    Certifications: HND (Comp) MBCS
    WIP: Msc Intelligent Systems
  5. LukeP

    LukeP Gigabyte Poster

    I will definately check it out. Visual Studio 2008 is a top notch product. It's so awesome I've even paid £750 quid out of my pocket for Professional version.
    WIP: Uhmm... not sure

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