I had read this in the ‘offline’ version of MSDN magazine (you know, that one that uses paper and is hard to copy and paste from?), but I hadn’t noticed it was available online until now:

** [Robert Green Talks About Communities for Visual Basic .NET](https://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/04/TalkingTo/default.aspx) **

_MSDN Magazine recently talked to Robert Green, the Community Lead Program Manager for Visual Basic, about what to expect in the next version and how the Visual Basic team hopes to work more closely with the Visual Basic community.**MSDN** What can we expect in the Whidbey release?**Green** More productivity and more power. For example ..._

The [Visual Basic Developer Center](https://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic) gets mentioned a few times, so it is definitely worth reading the interview all the way through 🙂