Visual Basic 6.0 Programmer's Guide, along with PHP and Perl books on sadukie's bookshelf

My VB.NET Story

In my MVP Summit recap, I mentioned that I want to help contribute to the docs on docs.microsoft.com, including Visual Basic.  Many people know that I’ve focused on C# the most in the .NET stack, followed by PowerShell.  VB.NET didn’t get as much focus career-wise for me, as I had a rocky start with it and really fell for C#.  However, I will forever have a soft spot for Visual Basic.  But why?  This is my story.

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MVP Summit 2018 Recap

Last week, I was out at the Microsoft MVP Summit in Redmond, Washington.  As many people know, I’ve been a Microsoft fan all of my life, so going out to the main campus is like a pilgrimage to me.  I made sure to wear some of my MVP gear on the flight out, as it’s a good way to find other MVPs.  While there were none flying from my starting spot, I met up with a bunch of MVPs – Azure, Outlook, Visual Studio – in Detroit.

Sadukie wearing her MVP hoodie and MVP jacket on the plane

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