hydroparadise hydroparadise - 11 days ago 4
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

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.

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