How to install Mono on Ubuntu 16.04

Sponsored by Microsoft, Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft’s .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C#and the Common Language Runtime. A growing family of solutions and an active and enthusiastic contributing community is helping position Mono to become the leading choice for development of cross platform applications.

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Hello World in Visual Basic .NET

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This is how you would display “Hello World” in Visual Basic.

The command line for compiling the program is the following:

In the previous line, /out specifies the output file, and /t indicates the target type.