The “Natural Fit”

It has been a busy few days in the world of the rant (see Mr. Grimes’ Farewell) and reply (see Grumpy Grimes and Scott Swigart Responds to Richard Grimes).  Now this is a topic that I have a bit of passion for.  I am not going to restate the very good arguments by Scott and Duncan,…

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Jackie Goldstein – .NET Rock Star

A great interview with Jackie Goldstein was recently posted on DevSource.  Many of you have likely seen Jackie speak.  I have had the chance to work with Jackie more than once and he is an incredible developer.  Check out his interview and thoughts on VB and other topics here.

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SQL Server Workgroup Edition

If you have not heard already Microsoft has announced a new version of SQL Server 2000 and 2005.  The new version, SQL Server Workgroup Edition fills a hole that lots of Visual Basic developers and consultants have run into.  With Visual Basic you can build data-driven application against MSDE for small to mid-size companies on…

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Code, Code and More Code

While digging through some of the older material here on the Visual Basic DevCenter I came across the link for 101 Visual Basic code samples.  While this was made available for download a while ago I had never personally noticed it in past visits to the site so I figured I would point it for others that had…

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Hello

Hello, my name is Brad McCabe and I will be taking over the Visual Basic Developer Center from Duncan Mackenzie and continuing the great work that he started. I have always hated introductions, I always preferred to jump and and get to work on the challenge, so I will keep this introduction short and save…

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