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Lesson 18 - Delegates, anonymous methods and lambdas in VB.NET

In the previous lesson, Indexers, Equals, constants, enums and flags in VB.NET, we went over indexers and enumerations in Visual Basic .NET. Today's tutorial is all about delegates. We're going to get ready to start creating (windows) forms applications which use these constructs. Let's create a new project, a console application, and name it Delegates.


Have you ever wanted to store a method into a variable? Well, you can! Doing so it yet another programming technique that can sometimes seem unnatural, but prove to be very useful. In VB.NET, you can easily store a method into a variable, we'll show you how to do it, step by step.

We'll start by adding a class to the project, Numbers.vb. Then, we'll declare a private


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In this lesson, you will learn about delegates in Visual Basic .NET, learn how to define anonymous methods and work with lambda expressions.

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