VB Team in India

The VB Team is coming to India next week! Alan Griver (http://blogs.msdn.com/vsdata) and I will be visiting five cities for the final leg of the 2004 VB World Tour. It will be great to see India and meet up with VB developers over there. We’ll be in: Bangalore: 11/30 and 12/1Mumbai: 12/1 and 12/2Chennai: 12/3… Read more

Versioning Guidelines for Whidbey

Developers in the Bay area! Next week, John Rivard, a tech lead on the Visual Basic team, will be talking about best practices and gotchas when versioning .NET assemblies. Here’s the talk abstract: This presentation addresses the topic of versioning .NET assemblies. By introducing side-by-side assemblies and a side-by-side assembly store, .NET comes with new… Read more

Some beta 2 feature changes

We’ve heard a lot of great feedback from VB developers about the Whidbey product this year, in many different ways. We visited a bunch of cities on our world wide user group tour (http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/worldtour); we’ve read blogs and newsgroups; held chats; and gone to conferences, among other things. And of course there’s the product feedback… Read more

Visual Basic Chats in October

We’re going to have two data-related Visual Basic chats on the week of October 11th, 2004. The first chat is devoted to the Windows Forms DataGrid control, where you can get answers to your questions about some of the more subtle point about the control. In the second chat, you can learn about the successor… Read more

Why does the Typed DataSet generate FXCop violations?

For B1 we generated typed column events and event args.  The Typed Column Events and Event Args have been cut and will be removed in Beta 2.  The scenario will still be enabled as we’ll generate an event handler when needed in the designer.  Please look for info in our team blog on B1 to… Read more