[mono-vb] (no subject)

Rolf Bjarne Kvinge rolf at xamarin.com
Fri Apr 10 15:59:24 UTC 2015


The source code for Mono's VB implementation is located here:


However the code is not up-to-date with the newest VB versions (it's
compatible with VB8, which came out with VS2005; i.e. it's 10 years old
now). My recommendation would be to look at the the Roslyn VB compiler from
Microsoft instead (
unless you have any particular interest in our code.

Best regards,

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 4:45 PM, Lonnie Cumberland <
lonnie at biofuelstechnologyinc.com> wrote:

> Greetings All,
> I hope that you are doing well.
> I'm a bit new to Mono-VB but am interested in compiling up the mono VB.NET
> compiler to get a feel for the sources and play a bit with it on my windows
> machine.
> Given that, can someone please give me an idea as to what sources need to
> be downloaded from the Mono-GitHub?
> I found the older mono/mono-basic stuff but could not locate the new
> implementation that is supposed to be for VB.Net.
> Also, in my reading on the Mono website, it says that the Mono basic
> (VB.Net) implementation was compiled with VB.Net and I was wondering if the
> Mono basic (VB.Net) implementation could be compiled with the latest
> pre-compiled Mono basic application?
> Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> Kind Regards and have a great day,
> Lonnie
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