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Visual Studio books?

I used to be a pretty competent VB programmer, last serious projects written 
10-12 years ago in VB4.

Now, in my retirement, looking for a challenge again, so have purchased 
Visual Studio 2008, primarily for access to VB.

Can anyone recommend a couple of good language reference books?  (Please, no 
"For Dummies" stuff.)

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On Thu, 03 Jun 2010 15:56:23 GMT, Radio K�HB wrote:

> I used to be a pretty competent VB programmer, last serious projects
> written 10-12 years ago in VB4.
>
> Now, in my retirement, looking for a challenge again, so have purchased
> Visual Studio 2008, primarily for access to VB.

Hate to tell ya, but your money's... maybe not exactly *wasted*, but perhaps 
better spent elsewhere: MS offers the "Express" version of VB.Net for free, 
which is good for hobbyist programmers. (Also, VB.Net <> VB.)

> Can anyone recommend a couple of good language reference books?
> (Please, no "For Dummies" stuff.)

Anything from O'Reilly. Everything they publish on any topic is just about as 
good as it gets.

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