Using Razor with Visual Basic: Listing 1.

Essential structure of a Visual Basic Razor view engine.

@ModelType UserModel
@Code
  ViewBag.Title = "Create"
  Layout = "~/Views/Shared/_Layout.vbhtml"
End Code
@Using Html.BeginForm()
  @Html.ValidationSummary(False)
  @<fieldset>
    <legend>Fields</legend>
    <div class="editor-label">
      @Html.LabelFor(Function(model) model.UserName)
    </div>
    <div class="editor-field">
      @Html.TextBoxFor(Function(model) model.UserName)
      @Html.ValidationMessageFor(Function(model) model.UserName)
    </div>
    <p><input type="submit" value="Create" /></p>
  </fieldset>
End Using

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 joekunk@ajboggs.com.