Two more of the hands-on labs from the Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit have been published as MSDN virtual labs. This allows you to can get started with VS 2008 in a minute and start exploring the new features. The two new labs focus on the language enhancements with C# 3.0 and Visual Basic 9. Here is a summary of the MSDN virtual labs that are now available:
Microsoft .NET Framework
Do you want to learn about the new features of Visual Studio 2008, and various related technologies? I’m guessing that you probably don’t even know where to start? Well look no further, because Microsoft recently published some videos to get everyone up to speed. The best part is all of the videos are free!
The other day I was doing my usual reading and came across some really cool information on Dan Wahlin’s blog about what we can expect in C# 3.0. Even though I disagree with some of the specs of C# 3.0, there are some really cool features worth noting in C# 3.0 like object initializers.
If you’re in the mood to learn something new then you have came to the right place. I have been meaning to write this post for quite some time! Lately I have come across a few people who asked me “How can I learn about C# and ASP.NET?” I have told them all the same response, my response is to check out a few free websites that contain some great lessons that Microsoft has provided the community.
I’ve have been waiting along time for Visual Studio 2008, because it adds functionality that should have been included a long time ago. I have pondered a while on what makes Visual Studio 2008 so special and what it would take me to upgrade. I came up with five good reasons I think I should upgrade to Visual Studio 2008.