ASP.NET Web API: Listing 1.

A Visual Studio-generated class.

<System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCodeAttribute("System.Xml", 
  "4.0.30319.17020"), _
  System.Diagnostics.DebuggerStepThroughAttribute(), _
  System.Xml.Serialization.XmlTypeAttribute(AnonymousType:=True), _
  System.Xml.Serialization.XmlRootAttribute([Namespace]:="",
    IsNullable:=False)> _
Partial Public Class Customer
  Private firstNameField As String

  Public Property FirstName() As String
    Get
      Return Me.firstNameField
    End Get
    Set(value As String)
      Me.firstNameField = Value
    End Set
  End Property

End Class

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Peter Vogel is a system architect and principal in PH&V Information Services. PH&V provides full-stack consulting from UX design through object modeling to database design. Peter tweets about his VSM columns with the hashtag #vogelarticles. His blog posts on user experience design can be found at http://blog.learningtree.com/tag/ui/.