Ok, so another article claiming that “VB is dead” (or, at least, will be one of these days). Nothing particularly new. What was interesting about the article, though, was a pair of quotes from Uttam Narsu from Forrester Research. In the middle of the article he says:
[developers] ask if VB is the best language to do OO development. And generally the answer is no.
Then the same guy who gave the above quote later says:
[…] developers can produce programs faster with VB than with C#.
So… C# is a better language to do OO in, even though it takes longer to write an OO program in C# than it does in VB. That seems contradictory to me. (There also a statement by another analyst in the article about all the “baggage” that VB carries, which I also wonder about, given where the “C” in “C#” comes from…)