Compiler Features in C#3 and VB9

Tue, November 27, 2007, 01:51 AM under Orcas | VisualStudio
Visual Studio 2008 uses C# 3.0 and VB9. It uses the same version of the compiler regardless of which version of the framework you are targeting. I've talked about every new language feature and how they can be used cross-framework before, so I won't repeat myself – jump to item 4 of this post.

All I am going to do in this post is offer the slide we use at UK events that demonstrates pictorially the overlap of features between the two languages and where each one differs in terms of new features. This slide was started by my colleague MikeT (who has a great selection of UK VS2008 resources); I evolved the slide to look like this: