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Old April 12th, 2005, 06:33 PM
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Default Which language is better?

The last six months I have been designing windows applications in VB.net and didn't realize that you could also design complete applications in C++ and C#. Is one language better than another for windows applications? Can you have an application that uses code from vb.net, c++, and C#?

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I would say go with whatever language you are most comfortable with. And yes to your last question.

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Ah... another question about languages.

Like stu says, use the language you like most. Any .NET will work nearly the same as any other because they are all .NET based languages. They all use the same framework so it really doesn't matter which you use.

You can have a .NET solution that is comprised of multiple projects, each of which is based in any single .NET supported language. However, you can't have a single project (until .NET 2.0) that consists of more than one language.

A google search for C# vs. VB.NET will get you plenty of reading material and arguments for one or another language.

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even you can write your own language,write its grammar,make a parser,use System.Reflection.Emit for creating Dynamic Assemblies :D
C# is converted to IL,
VB.NET is converted to IL,
your language is converted to IL,
.... is converted to IL,
so the differences is just in syntaxes and very few differences between compilers.

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Thanks everyone for your insight.

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