Calling an API Function From VB.NET

Category:
C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Beginning
Author:
Intelligent Solutions Inc.

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic.NET

More information:
This snippet calls the GetSystemDirectory API function in VB.NET and shows how to use the StringBuilder class to create a string buffer for API functions that require it. See comments within code for more information.

Originally developed for VB.NET Beta 2; verified to work in VB.NET version 1.0 03/17/02.

Instructions: Copy the declarations and code below and paste directly into your VB project.

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