A language created by Microsoft, but not proprietary like Java, that runs on many systems including Linux and Mac via Mono, and the Xbox 360, that has a beautiful object-oriented syntax. Code can usually be converted between VB.NET and its brother C# easily. Silverlight, WPF, and WIndows Forms all support VB.NET, as well as XNA.
Hater: I want to program in a language that can run on any system.
Me: Linux (+Android), Mac OS X, iPhone, Solaris, BSD, Windows, Wii, PlayStation 3 and Xbox not enough for you? VB.NET ROX!!!
by frogcrush September 03, 2012
This originated from the fact that some people cannot let go of the basic idea that BASIC is a dead language. Some 45 year olds think they can coexist with neolanguages, but they suck.
I use VB.NET because I want to be cool, but I'm not.
by phool February 08, 2005

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