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By mswatcher
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Published: Apr 06 2013 / 07:48

I can’t answer the question for others, but I can offer a perspective which I feel is often overlooked. The move from Visual Basic to VB.NET was so drastic for some that they just could not, or would not, make the transition. A number who moved to VB.NET quickly switched to C# and left Basic in the dust. So what was really going on here ? Was Visual Basic so poorly designed it just had to be left behind? Was the managed language approach so superior that Visual Basic was just obsolete?
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netnet replied ago:

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Very well thought of and written and thought provoking, for a lot of programmers or even for organizations, switching from language to language is an instinct of survival.

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