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"What's New in the .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview" (and Yield is coming to VB.Net!)

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"This documentation is for preview only, and is subject to change in later releases. Blank topics are included as placeholders.]

This topic contains information about key features and improvements in the .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview. This topic does not provide comprehensive information and is subject to change.

New features and improvements are described in the following sections:

  • .NET for Metro style apps
  • Core New Features and Improvements
  • Web
  • Networking
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)

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What's New for Visual Basic in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

"[This documentation is for preview only, and is subject to change in later releases. Blank topics are included as placeholders.]

This page lists the new and enhanced features available in Visual Basic in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview.

For information about integrated development environment (IDE) features relevant for Visual Basic developers creating Windows Developer Preview applications, see Tour of the IDE for C#/C++/Visual Basic Developers.

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Iterators are used to perform custom iteration over collections such as lists or arrays.

An iterator uses the Yield statement to return each element in the collection one at a time. When a Yield statement is reached, the current location in code is retained. Execution is restarted from that location the next time that the iterator function is called.

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A nice summary of what's new in the .Net 4.5 Dev Preview. Nice to see the Ribbon become part of the native .Net WPF stack. Make sure you click though to the other What's New In pages too (like the VB.Net one... yeah! We finally get Yield! :)

 

(via Jason Haley - Interesting Finds: September 15, 2011 )

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