Visual Basic Improvements in Visual Studio 11: Listing 5.

JavaScript function to declare and call a Visual Basic library.

var vsm, msg1, msg2;
function start() {
  vsm = new  VBMetro.VBMetro();
}

function VBMetroLibrary() {
  msg1 = vsm.getMessage(1);
  msg2 = vsm.getMessage(2);
  document.getElementById("div1").innerText = msg1;
  document.getElementById("div2").innerText = msg2;
};
 Listing 6. Simple Visual Basic WinMD library.
Public NotInheritable Class VBMetro
  Public Function GetMessage(MessageNumber As Integer) As String
    Dim message = String.Empty
    Select Case MessageNumber
      Case 1
        message = "This is Message 1"
      Case 2
        message = "This is Message 2"
      Case Else
        message = "Please select message 1 or 2"
    End Select
    Return message
  End Function
End Class

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.