Friday, December 10, 2010

Why I hate VB now even it was my native language once…


I started coding in VB4 language and did a lot of coding on VB 6 for many years. Those days, VB was my native language. I was fond of it. I loved it. I used to think in VB Smile

But when I learnt JAVA and then C#, I never VB again. C# is really amazing.

There are a couple of reasons I do not use VB -

  1. VB is verbose
  2. The intellisense refuses to "let go" unless I tap the Escape key
  3. Syntax highlighting sucks. In C#, all types are highlighted - in VB, only intrinsic types are highlighted.
  4. It's VB. Winking smile
  5. There are no automatic code formatting options like we get with C#

But still I know there are a couple of things that can be better done in