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Learning curve from VB.NET to C#.NET

I have a pretty good handle on VB.NET, but I am thinking about moving to C# - I hear people talking about C# being great all of the time and I want to give it a shot.  Since I am decent with VB.NET, how hard will it be for me to move to C#?  I have a lot of VB.NET books, which is the main reason I am hesitant to move to C# - it seems like I am just going to waste hundreds of dollars and scrap all of my knowledge. :(  Is this what will happen?

I am not trying to start the old 'My language is better than yours because...' arguement, but I would like for some helpful information on it. :)

Thank you,

Br
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davidlars99Commented:
since you are fluent in vb.net the first step would to get just one book

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0735619034/qid=1112834066/sr=8-3/ref=pd_ka_1/102-6883745-6109741?v=glance&s=books&n=507846

after reading this book start looking back into your vb.net books and try to convert all vb codes to c#, whatever you find dificalt come back to this site and ask a question...  :)
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brooksreeseAuthor Commented:
Doah!  Just before you posted that link, I purchased this book from amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0764543822/qid=1112837037/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-1503326-7761624?v=glance&s=books

It's okay, I am sure I need it also.  So how hard do you think it will be for me to learn C#?  Just getting the syntax down and things like that...  I have looked at it, maybe it's because I am not familiar with C#, but it looks harder than vb.net.  I just don't know when to use a brack vs. a parenthesis in C# - maybe that's just learning though.

Br
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brooksreeseAuthor Commented:
Speaking of converting code, I am confident that I can convert most anything from VB.NET to C#, but I can't write in C#. :(  It's almost like understanding someone speak in their language, but you can't write a note in theirs.

Br
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davidlars99Commented:
hey man... relax! I don't think it's gonna be hard, you know everything about c# already, it's just gonna seem a little strange at first I agree
with you there, but I think c# is less wordy and much easier to learn than vb, so to my mind if you know vb well than you should adopt c#
before you finish the half of the book  :) and one more thing that I've niticed is that there are more better books in c# than vb
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brooksreeseAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick answer - that makes me less hesitant about learning C#.  My book will be in friday so my learning will begin.  

Thanks for the quick, excellent answer. :)

Br
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davidlars99Commented:
then all I have to say is Goog Luck!  :)
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