File Operations

The .NET Framework class library exposes features of the runtime and provides other high level services. The class library comes built in with all the code your application needs to create Windows forms, perform input and output operations, manage security, and many more.

The System.IO namespace contains types that allow reading and writing to files and data streams, and types that provide basic file and directory support. From the following VB.NET chapters you can see more operations in System.IO namespaces.