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Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed by Alessandro Del Sole

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Resources and the Resources.resx File

Visual Studio 2010 enables defining resources that you can embed in your assembly’s metadata and use within your applications. Resources can include strings, icons, picture files, audio files, and so on. My Project offers a tab named Resources that provides a visual way for defining project level resources.

Practical Usage of Resources

Although available in several kinds of projects, resources have to be used to fit particular scenarios. For example resources can be successfully used in Windows applications such as Console and Windows Forms, but they are not the best choice for Windows Presentation Foundation applications. So you need to pay attention when using resources according to the particular situations. ...

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