Use the power of .NET in legacy Visual Basic Apps

Microsoft recently released two Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs.   Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs are free Add-Ins, Controls, Components, Tools or Samples to use with Visual Basic 2005 to make life of VB developer easier specially for teams working on phased migrations and teams working on coexistence of applications in VB 6.0 and VB.NET.  …


Migrating from SQL 2000 to SQL 2005 – Look for common catch

Recently I was involved in a migration exercice from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005 and encountered an additional catch related to impact of datatype mismatch on performance while writing TSQL statements (generally ignored by developers. Probably in past I would have also done the same mistake.. unknowingly!!!) Generally you will find development team using…