- Object initializers
- Implicitly typed local variables
- Query comprehensions
- Nullable types
Friday, July 21, 2006
An Orcas Preview: Go Inside the Next Version of VB
Microsoft is promising some exciting new features for Visual Basic 9 (codename: Orcas). The enhancements will include better-integrated support for handling data, increased support for dynamic typing, and language features that will reduce code redundancy and improve programmer productivity. In fact, the release offers too many great new features for any one article to cover, so this preview focuses on a few of my favorites:
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