Take Advantage of XML Comments: Listing 2

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<member name="M:XMLComments_VB.VB_Class1.TheAnswer">
 The Ultimate Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything
	<returns>From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams</returns>
	<remarks>Computed here considerably faster than that in the book</remarks>
</member><member name="M:XMLComments_VB.VB_Class1.FinalGoodbye">
 So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
	<SpokenBy>Dolphins, the second most intelligent species on Earth after mice, just before they all departed the Earth</SpokenBy>
	<remarks>Title of the fourth book of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy by Douglas Adams</remarks>
</member><member name="T:XMLComments_VB.VB_Class1">
 Class1 performs some useful capability
	<Developer email="[email protected]">Joe Kunk</Developer>
	<remarks>For ON VB article</remarks>
</member><member name="T:XMLComments_VB.VB_Class2">
 Summary for VB_Class2
			<CreatedBy>Samatha Smith</CreatedBy>
			<Description>Description for VB_Class2</Description>
			<Developer>Joe Kunk</Developer>
			<ModifiedBy>Jeff Jefferson</ModifiedBy>
	<remarks>Remarks for VB_Class2
    <para/>CreatedBy: Samatha Smith
    <para/>CreatedDate: 07/01/2011
    <para/>Description: Description for VB_Class2
    <para/>Developer: Joe Kunk
    <para/>HelpDeskID: 1234
    <para/>ModifiedBy: Jeff Jefferson
    <para/>ModifiedDate: 07/03/2011
</member><member name="P:XMLComments_VB.My.Resources.Resources.ResourceManager">
  Returns the cached ResourceManager instance used by this class.
</member><member name="P:XMLComments_VB.My.Resources.Resources.Culture">
  Overrides the current thread's CurrentUICulture property for all
  resource lookups using this strongly typed resource class.
</member><member name="T:XMLComments_VB.My.Resources.Resources">
  A strongly-typed resource class, for looking up localized strings, etc.

About the Author

Joe Kunk is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Basic, three-time president of the Greater Lansing User Group for .NET, and developer for Dart Container Corporation of Mason, Michigan. He's been developing software for over 30 years and has worked in the education, government, financial and manufacturing industries. Kunk's co-authored the book "Professional DevExpress ASP.NET Controls" (Wrox Programmer to Programmer, 2009). He can be reached via email at [email protected].

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