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LLBLGen Pro v1.0.2005.1 released!

Frans Boumas blog, October 25, 2005
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Time flies when you're having fun, they say, and it's true . After 6 months of hard work, it's finally done: LLBLGen Pro v1.0.2005.1 is available. This release is a significant milestone, because it i...

How To: Get Selected Date from MonthCalendar control

Sushila Patels Weblog, August 16, 2006
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VB.NETPrivate Sub MonthCalendar1_DateChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.DateRangeEventArgs) Handles MonthCalendar1.DateChanged'Display the dates for selected rangeLabe...

How to create a skin for DotNetNuke Video Tutorials

A DotNetNuke blog for tutorials, tips & tricks, January 12, 2006
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This is a series of 8 videos detailing how to create a skin for DotNetNuke using Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition.How to create a skin for DotNetNuke Video TutorialsThe skin files are include...

Adding QueryString Parameters to the SiteMapNode

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, June 5, 2008
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There is no way to add querystring parameters to the SiteMapNode in a SiteMap control "out of the box." I'm quite surprised there is no option but luckily the SiteMap uses the provider model...

Rendering a databound UL menu

-[Danny Chen]- Blog of an ASP.NET QA tester, December 19, 2005
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One very common request I get is how to render the Menu with <UL>'s and <LI>'s instead of the heavy table rendering.  Even though the Menu allows for templating, most users quickly fi...

Back Button in ASP.NET

ASP.NET Announcements, February 7, 2005
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Dear All: I have seen many threads in this forum where developers ask: >> How to implement a back button in ASP.NET I found it convenient to create a component that will make your life easy...

FIX: Requested Registry Access is not allowed (Visual Studio 2008)

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, January 12, 2008
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  Symptom: in Visual Studio 2008, you attempt to add a new WebContentForm and associate it with a MasterPage. You receive an error dialog ""Requested Reqistry Access is not allowed"".   ...

Silverlight Book Forum Is Now Open, December 12, 2008
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My book went to print today, so it will be available for purchase as soon as they finish waxing and polishing it. I plan on having materials to supplement the book including all code samples in C# and...

Crystal Reports and Visual Studio 2010

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., February 19, 2010
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If like me, you have a cant live with it, cant live without it relationship with Crystal Reports and have made a significant investment in reporting with their tools, you might be digging around the V...

Micro XP looks like it sucks

Michael Slatterys Weblog, January 4, 2005
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I found this article about a minimal process called "Micro XP" disappointing. I found it referenced in this guy's blog. XP becomes a dangerous process without Pair Programming unless you compensat...

More BindingSource WinForm Databinding frustrations

Rick Strahls WebLog, January 12, 2006
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I'm once again getting stuck on WinForm DataBinding. I work primarily with forms that bind to entity business objects so the thing I do a lot of is binding textboxes, checkboxes etc. to business objec...

Migration to Visual Source Safe 2005

the telerik blogs, December 28, 2005
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A few weeks ago a couple of colleagues and I established that our source control system (VSS 6.0d) needs to be updated. There were numerous issues that were plaguing our daily struggle with Source Saf...

How to: Implement Paging in asp:Repeater for your Custom Business Obejcts

Sahil Malik [MVP], December 10, 2005
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First of all, check this song out. That's what's been on my Rewind Play for the past 1 hour as I've been heavy duty codin'. It's AWESOME, I like the Alanis Morisette version better than Seal's. I espe...

How to open a pop-up window using dropdownlist

Sushila Patels Weblog, August 2, 2006
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To open pop-up window using <asp:dropdownlist..>VB.NETProtected Sub DropDownList1_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)  Response.Write("<script>wind...

How to create a container for DotNetNuke | Skinning Tutorial

A DotNetNuke blog for tutorials, tips & tricks, January 17, 2006
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These 2 videos detail how to create a container for DotNetNuke using Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition. The container files are included with the videos for you to download. DotNetNuke Con...

How to create a container for DotNetNuke - part 7 - 2 Video Tutorials

DNN Creative Magazine for DotNetNuke, January 9, 2006
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This is part of the How to Build a Website in DotNetNuke series. This tutorial consists of 2 videos detailing how to create a container for DotNetNuke using Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition....

Using the Serial and USB ports with VB.NET

Brad McCabes WebLog, April 7, 2005
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I was playing around with my USB GPS receiver the other day and started to wonder how hard it would be to integrate it into my applications (more on this in the future).  The first challenge I ha...

Master Pages and Content Pages in WSS 3.0

Software/Technology Discussion, July 3, 2006
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This short article demonstrates the use of ASP.NET 2.0 master pages and content pages in Windows SharePoint Services v3.0. Since WSS 3.0 uses ASP.NET 2.0 to provide core functionality, it is worth do...

CustomActionData in WiX with Deferred Custom Actions

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, February 29, 2008
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Here is a major gotcha that you will encounter when you try to configure your product with deferred actions using configurable properties during the installation. Deferred actions do NOT have acc...

Breaking long lines in VB

mikes web log, March 16, 2007
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This has been bugging me (see entry from a couple of days ago). The documentation for line-breaks in VB is a little sparse -- they don't show all scenarios. Here are some things I've gleaned by readin...

.NET Open/Save file dialog components with preview pane

GotDotNet: New resources, April 11, 2006
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The .NET Framework contains components that present standard Open/Save dialog boxes, which you can use in your applications, but you can not extend these dialogs, can not add custom controls as many a...

Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 9: Full Outer Join (Bill Horst)

The Visual Basic Team, February 12, 2008
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This post assumes youve read the previous posts in this series.  It makes the same assumptions as Part 8, and I will pick up where I left off, covering Full Outer Join.  Once again, I recogn...

Create docx files using c# without com

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 27, 2008
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Create and modify open xml (docx) file using c#/vb without ms word installed...

Building Forums with VBulletin

GotDotNet: New resources, November 29, 2005
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Written specifically to allow you to create a discussion forum, vBulletin, provides all of the tools, features and functionality for you to set up and develop a vibrant community. Because it specializ...

'foo' is a 'variable' but is used like a 'method'

Andrew Conrads WebLog, April 27, 2007
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  Over the last several months, because of my current project I have had to program in a bunch of different languages.   (The reason for this will become crystal clear early next week)....

ImageMagick in VB.NET

The Code Project Latest Articles, March 4, 2007
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ImageMagick is a powerful image manipulation that supports a wide variety of formats. In this article we develop an ImageMagick Wraper in C++ to expose functionalities in Magick++ to a .NET applicatio...

How to check your network connection state

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, July 20, 2009
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If you need to check the state of your network connection in C#, I know of 2 ways (that Im aware of) to do this:   1.  Steal from VB You can use the VB My functions by importing the Micro...

Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 8: Left/Right Outer Join (Bill Horst)

The Visual Basic Team, January 31, 2008
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This post assumes youve read the previous posts in this series.           After my post on joins, Ive had some questions about outer joins.  As you c...

Implementing IEnumerable(Of T) and IEnumerable in Visual Basic.Net

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, September 28, 2007
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OK, this is one that gets me every time I switch back to Visual Basic from C#, and is one of the times that I find C# much easier to work with.  Even with all the XML Literal goodness in Visual B...

Metro UI (Zune like) interface (form)

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 26, 2010
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How to create a Zune UI Borderless form in

RadTips, Episode 2: Client-Side Paging in the RadGrid

the telerik blogs, August 5, 2008
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Here for your viewing pleasure is the second episode in my new series, RadTips. In this episode I show you how to implement paging in the RadGrid when binding data to the grid on the client....

IIF becomes If, and a true ternary operator

Panopticon Central, May 8, 2007
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Many months ago, I discussed the fact that we were finally planning to come up with a true ternary conditional operator that would allow short-circuited conditional expressions. (Just as a quick recap...

SharpZipLib or DotNetZip... Which should you use?

The Code Project Latest Articles, August 5, 2012
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A comparison of these two free zip libraries, complete with a multi-threaded VB.NET class wrapper for each....

New: Survey Module Tutorial (C# and VB)

Shaun Walker, October 21, 2006
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I completed a new tutorial that is a walk-thru for creating the Survey Module: Survey Module Tutorial (C# and VB) It contains a section that some might find useful. I usually cut-and-paste blocks of ...

STAThread vs. MTAThread (WHorst)

The Visual Basic Team, March 24, 2008
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I recently ran into an interesting threading problem that I wanted to share, so that perhaps I can save some people from the same confusion I had.   I started with a C# application someone else h...

BUG: "Type <Class Name> Is Not Defined" Error Message When You Try to Inherit a Protected Nested Class in Visual Basic .NET :: Visual Basic .NET 2002, April 25, 2005
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820656 ... BUG: "Type Is Not Defined" Error Message When You Try to Inherit a Protected Nested Class in Visual Basic .NET When you try to inherit a protected nested class in Visual Basic .NET, y...

ASP.NET Today: GridView Gripes

Dino Espositos WebLog, June 30, 2005
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The following was a rather common task to accomplish with DataGrids. Users click a button in a button column (say, Add to Cart), a server-side event fire (ItemCommand), you handle it and do what's nee...

How to set culture information programmatically in a Windows-based application by using Visual Basic 2005 :: Visual Studio 2005, June 28, 2006
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914356 ... How to set culture information programmatically in a Windows-based application by using Visual Basic 2005This RSS feed provided by to subscribe. It's 100% ...

Export GridView Data in MS-Excel

ASP.NET Announcements, December 18, 2006
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This is a very simple example which demonstrates how GridView Data can be exported into MS-Excel using VB.NET. This is available on my blog,

Does VB.NET have a Yield Return, as with C#?

All About Interop, February 16, 2007
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Someone asked me about this and I wasn't sure.  So I looked around and didn't see a definitive answer.  I asked the VB Team and got it. VB.NET does not have language support for iterators.&n...

Simulating VB.NET's lost String() function

Technology and Programming - Speednets Lottery Post Blog, October 12, 2007
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Before VB.NET was around -- back in the days it was just called "Visual Basic" -- there was a function named String(), which was used to repeat a character sequence multiple times.For exampl...

Implementing 3D Tic-Tac-Toe game in Visual Basic

Keyvan Nayyeri, July 30, 2006
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Sometimes looking at past and what you did before makes you happy.  Yesterday I was deleting some test projects from my Visual Studio 2003 projects folder and saw my old 3D XO (Tic-tac-...

Reflection Data Access Layer

Scott Cate .net Knowledge Base and Weblog, November 15, 2003
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Reflection is an interesting topic. Code describing itself Code looking at and examining other code Well that pretty much describes what reflection is. First of I have to give thanks to my good friend...

Dynamically loading/saving images from a database in ASP.NET

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, February 27, 2006
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The other day I was working on a web page and I needed to get images from the DB displayed on the web page.  Using a the file upload control, its pretty easy to save content: Protected Sub&...

Video: How to Create and Initialize New Rows with ASPx GridView

The ASPx Blog, October 13, 2008
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Check out this short 3 minute video which shows you how to create and initialize new rows of the ASPxGridView: This help topic shows how to call the InitNewRow event in both C# and VB versions: H...

Migrating from Hashtable to Dictionary<K,V> - beware of a difference in the indexer behavior

Signs on the Sand, October 28, 2005
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I'm migrating lots of code to the .NET 2.0 nowadays and wanted to warn my readers about one particularly nasty migration issue. When moving from Hashtable to Dictionary<K, V> look carefully at the ...

ASP.NET Data Form Wizard

ASP.NET Announcements, January 1, 2006
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One of the features which is sorely lacking (at least in Visual Studio 2005, maybe not in other environments) is the ability to create a data form using the wizard.When you create a Windows Data Form ...

Advanced FoxPro COM Interop Article Series

Rick Strahls WebLog, December 24, 2005
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I've put up a three part article series on advanced FoxPro and .NET Interop topic dealing with handling complex object passing, handling .NET COM events and multi-threading with .NET components. This ...