Code Project just continues to amaze…

I love the recently posted “Enhanced BrowseForFolder styled TreeView” (a C# control by Jerry Maguire), and the list of new content from the last week is just amazing; A Piano Key Control in C# – Leslie Sanford (a cool article if you are into control building) Code Access Security from the perspective of the Developer…

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Tonight’s best posts…

Forgive me in advance… I’m not posting about .NET, in fact I’m not going to say much at all except to post to two great posts Chris Sells: Same-Sex Marriages *Should* Be Allowed Harry Pierson: In Support of Gay Marriage and then to a little web-shop that I heard about tonight… if you are into…

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A chapter from my KickStart VB.NET book is up on Code Project

Hmm… I had no idea it was going up, but there it is… Click to read Chapter 3: Building Windows Applications The Way Things Were The Windows Forms Model Handling Events in .NET Coding Without Control Arrays Configuring Your Form for Resizing Programming Without Default Form Instances Working with Multiple Forms in VB .NET In…

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MSDN TV episode on the IDE enhancements in C# Whidbey

Dan Fernandez presents how Visual C# “Whidbey” will include several IDE enhancements including a first-class code editor with rich editing features, a powerful debugger, and drag-and-drop visual designers. Click here to check it out in this recent installment of MSDN TV!  

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ASP.NET Resource Kit now available

This bit of news is getting quite a bit of airplay, so you’ve likely heard already, but the ASP.NET Resource Kit is now available… full of tons of code, videos, free book chapters, white papers, controls, and more… how can you miss it? Click here for more information!

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Oh geez… now I’m all hot and bothered

Writing my last post started me thinking about the C64… and I found this page detailing software releases over the years the C64 was hot (really, it was…)I can remember PaperClip was my word processor, Bard’s Tale I and II were my pastime…. and Gary Kitchen’s Game Construction Kit was my hobby… yep, very cool…

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Broderbund Software… and C#

This is so cool, even if you might take it as mostly marketing (sorry in advance)… Having spent many years using a Commodore 64, and owning “Print Shop”, “Loderunner”… geez, I even remember “Reader Rabbit”, but I think that was for my Mom’s school computers… the Broderbund name carries a lot of meaning to me……

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Great article on the DataGrid control posted on CodeProject

Provides a great introduction to creating your own custom columns and column styles…. including a drop-down column style, which is a very popular custom column for most folks!! DataGrid Zen Novice by Alastair Stell This project provides a 101 tour of the Windows Forms DataGrid Control, with emphasis on easy-to-use (and understand) customizations.You don’t have…

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12 free sample training modules about .NET

Free sample modules available from the following training courses… Programming with C# Developing Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications Using Visual Studio .NET Programming with the Microsoft .NET Framework (Microsoft Visual C# .NET) Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Programming with Microsoft ADO.NET Programming with the Microsoft .NET Framework (Microsoft Visual Basic .NET) Developing XML Web Services…

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Just playing with Generics in Visual Basic Whidbey

My simple class:Public Class Customer Dim m_CustomerName As String Dim m_CustomerID As Integer Public Property CustomerName() As String Get Return m_CustomerName End Get Set(ByVal Value As String) m_CustomerName = Value End Set End Property Public Property CustomerID() As Integer Get Return m_CustomerID End Get Set(ByVal Value As Integer) m_CustomerID = Value End Set End Property…

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