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    Question Difference between VB 2005 and 2008

    Can you tell me the difference between Visual Basic 2005 and Visual Basic 2008? Also, what is the difference between Visual Basic 2008 Beta 2 and Visual Basic 2008 ??? (Express Editions)

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    Re: Difference between VB 2005 and 2008

    Well, the beta is just that... a Beta.... subject to change.

    VS2005 - uses & supports the 2.0 version of the Framework.

    VS2008 supports 2.0, 3.0 & 3.5 versions....

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    Re: Difference between VB 2005 and 2008

    Heres the overview of its basic new features.
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    Re: Difference between VB 2005 and 2008

    And here is a comparison of the 2005 versions...

    Visual Studio 2005 Product Line - Overview

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    Re: Difference between VB 2005 and 2008

    As this is a simple non-discussion topic I have moved it from the Slow Chat section to General Developer.

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