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What's New in Visual Basic 14: Parameterless Constructors in Structures

What's New in Visual Basic 14: Parameterless Constructors in Structures

"While everyone using the .NET Framework creates Classes, not many developers create Structures. For those of you who are creating Structures, Visual Basic 14 has some good news for you: You can now give your structure a constructor that doesn't accept parameters (a default constructor). Formerly any constructor you added to a Structure had to accept at least one parameter."

Microsoft Introduces Windows Phone 8.1, with Cortana

Microsoft Introduces Windows Phone 8.1, with Cortana

On April 2, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, nicknamed "Blue," the latest update to its mobile operating system. The new OS features a host of added capabilities that should make it easier for app developers to create more useful, dynamic and entertaining programs. Engadget.com reports that one of the main hallmarks of 8.1 is its enhanced customization, which allows users and developers more control over the aesthetic design of their desktop icons and lock screen.