33.3 Structures

C# uses the struct statement along with opening and closing braces to indicate the beginning and end of a structure definition. For example, System.Windows.Forms.DataGridCell is defined in C# as follows:

public struct DataGridCell {
   // member definitions

In VB, a structure definition is indicated by the Structure ... End Interface construct:

Public Structure DataGridCell
   ' member definitions
End Structure

C# uses the colon with structures to indicate interface implementation. Any implemented interfaces are part of the class statement. In VB, any implemented interfaces are specified by an Implements statement on the line immediately following the Structure statement. However, none of the structures documented in the reference section of this book use interface inheritance.

    Part I: ADO.NET Tutorial
    Part II: ADO.NET Core Classes
    Part III: API Quick Reference
    Chapter 34. The System.Data Namespace