Retrieve a type by passing a ProgID : Type « Reflection « VB.Net Tutorial

Imports System
Class MainApp
    Public Shared Sub Main()
            Dim myString1 As String = "DIRECT.111.3"

            Dim myString2 As String = "WrongProgID"

            Dim myType1 As Type = Type.GetTypeFromProgID(myString1, True)
            Console.WriteLine("GUID for ProgID DirControl.DirList.1 is {0}.", myType1.GUID.ToString())

            Dim myType2 As Type = Type.GetTypeFromProgID(myString2, True)
        Catch e As Exception
            Console.WriteLine("An exception occurred.")
            Console.WriteLine("Source: {0}", e.Source.ToString())
            Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", e.Message.ToString())
        End Try
    End Sub
End Class

19.6.1.Retrieves the type associated with the CLSID from the local host
19.6.2.Get the method that matches the specified binding flags.
19.6.3.Use CType to convert decimal and Decimal to byte
19.6.4.Retrieve a type by passing a ProgID
19.6.5.Displays the public or non-public get accessor for the specified property.
19.6.6.Use Equals to compare two types.
19.6.7.Create an instance of a Type array representing the number, order and type of the parameters for the property.
19.6.8.Display the ClassID related to the ProgID, along with any applicable exception message.