Microsoft Visual Basic 9.0 Technology Preview
Visual Basic is the most productive tool for rapidly creating a wide range of Windows, Web, Mobile, and Office applications built on the .NET Framework. It aids developers in writing their code through features like IntelliSense, Code Snippets, and AutoCorrect and in debugging their code with a debugger that allows developers to make changes to running code without stopping and restarting the process. The Visual Basic language is designed to be human readable and accessible to everyone from novice programmers to advanced system architects.
Latest Changes: Introduces several language extensions that build on Visual Basic 2005 to support the creation and use of higher order, functional style class libraries Extensions enable construction of compositional APIs that have equal expressive power of query languages in domains such as relational databases and XML