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Old March 17th, 2009, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by g_h View Post
Why is that? What is the logic behind making a new book in when C# is the language of choice of professional developers?
O.o Really? I guess I should call up the guys working on DotNetNuke and tell them that they aren't really "professional" since that entire CMS is wrote in VB, eh? While it may be your opinion that C# is the choice of "professionals" the fact of the matter is that you gain nothing by using C# over VB.NET since, at the end of the day, it all compiles down into IL and so forth.

As far as the logic goes in only providing VB.NET examples in the book my guess would be that it ultimately came down to a page count issue with the book. Since the code examples in this book tend to be extensive it seems silly to duplicate the code again in C# when it is a trivial task to convert VB.NET to C# and vice versa.

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