This blog has moved… notice #2…

For various reasons, the biggest being my desire to play around with .Text, I’ve moved my blog to my own server at http://blogs.duncanmackenzie.net/duncanma following the 3 leaf model when they moved, I thought I should post this notice a couple of times…

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This blog has moved…

For various reasons, the biggest being my desire to play around with .Text, I’ve moved my blog to my own server at http://blogs.duncanmackenzie.net The first post over there shows the app that I wrote last night and then used to copy all of my posts and categories over from this blog to the new location……


Stuck on a problem opening vbproj or csproj files…

On my home dev box I couldn’t seem to open any of my projects (VB or C#), and whenever I tried I got this useful error; The application for project ‘C:\Documents and Settings\Duncanma\My Documents\Visual Studio Projects\ConsoleApplication1\ConsoleApplication1.vbproj’ is not installed. Make sure the application for the project type (.vbproj) is installed. All I could find on…

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“Express Paint” article up…

This article, by John Kennedy, discusses the creation of an image editing application completely built with C# Express Edition.ExpressPaintSummary: Use C# Express to create an image processing application that’s ideal for putting the final touch to your digital photographs. This program is easy to expand with your own unique touches. (6 printed pages)Enjoy!


Generics in VB 2005 Article now live on MSDN…

Defining and Using Generics in Visual Basic 2005Harish KantamneniVisual Basic TeamMicrosoft CorporationJuly 2004 Summary: Provides an overview of the generics feature in Visual Basic 2005, and explains the basic concepts involved in defining and using generics and their usefulness to the Visual Basic developer.    

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Webcast today on the new features of VB 2005…

In case you didn’t notice this on the /vbasic home page…   MSDN Webcast: New Features for Visual Basic 2005 DevelopersFriday, July 02, 2004 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)In this webcast, you’ll learn about the new features in the language, and in the Visual Studio .NET environment, including the…

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Operator Overloading in VB 2005

Matthew Gertz, Dev Lead for the VB Compiler, Editor & Debugger team has written an article on operator overloading in Visual Basic 2005…Operator Overloading In Visual Basic 2005Operator Overloading, new to Visual Basic 2005, simplifies the use and development of complex types by allowing you to specify your own implementation for standard operations such as…

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A sneak preview of Visual Basic 2005 (article) is up on MSDN…

This new article from Ken Getz provides an overview of many of the new features in Visual Basic 2005, including “My”, “Edit and Continue”, “AutoCorrect”, “Just My Code” and more…Check it out here

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