This week's book giveaways are in the Cloud and AI/ML forums. We're giving away four copies each of Cloud Native Patterns and Natural Language Processing and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
Visual Basic is a fully object-oriented language with a lot of similarity to Java. But it also has a lot of differences. It's also not the same as C#, even though it is a .NET language. This is the place to discuss issues specific to Visual Basic.