Is there a VB.NET equivalent to READ / DATA in basic?

I want to fill an array   Values(20,20) with 400 distinct values.  In the old days I could do this with 20 lines of code like this:
DATA 3,12,24,25,67,234 (and so forth)

And then simply "read" the data lines into my array.  
How can I fill my array with data without using an external file or database, but just using lines of code without having to do it manually (i.e. Values(1,1) = 3  Values(1,2) = 12  Values(1,3) = 24)  Manually would be so time consuming.  Is there a nice equivalent to READ/DATA commands in old basic that can quickly fill an array in .NET basic?
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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)Connect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
There is not direct equivalent, but you can initialize the values of an array when you declare it.

This is the syntax for a single dimension array:

            Dim x() As Integer = {3, 12, 24, 25, 67, 234}

And here is the syntax for a two dimensions array:

            Dim y(,) As Integer = {{3, 12, 24}, {25, 67, 234}}

Note that arrays are always initialized at an index of 0, and there is not way such as Option Base to change that, so the last one would give you

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