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Exploring the .NET universe with Visual Basic 2008

Pro VB 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform

Andrew Troelsen


Pro VB 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform Copyright Ā© 2008 by Andrew Troelsen

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To my Grandmother, Maxine. Hey Lady! I honestly don't think I've ever met a stronger woman. You are a rock, Gerta. Love ya.

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