This chapter sought to get you into the new VB.NET IDE quickly. You have created your first VB.NET application, and you have seen some of the new features presented in the IDE. It is now easier to have controls maintain their positions even when the form is resized. Help is more readily available. The Server Explorer makes it easier to locate and use resources throughout your enterprise. New project types open up a new world for VB.NET developers.
In addition to all these changes, there are some fundamental language changes as well. A few of those have been mentioned in this chapter, and if you looked at the code, you saw some others.