hydroparadise hydroparadise - 1 year ago 56
Vb.net Question

What's the best way to initialize shared members in a class in VB.NET?

I was looking on the Internet to see if there were any good examples on how to initialize shared members within a class while still initializing instance variables. I did find an expression that might fit to the answer:

Shared Sub New()
'Declare shared members
End Sub

But you also have the standard

Sub New()
'Declare instance members
End Sub

How do I initialize both instance and shared members without re-initializing the shared members every time an object is created from a class?

Answer Source

Shared Sub New (also known as a type constructor) is executed only once for each type (within an AppDomain, that is), so any member initialization in there will not be be repeated for each instance.