Back to the future! – New version of the VB6 InteropForms toolkit is released!!

Along with all the new goodies that we released yesterday as part of Visual Studio 2010, one additional thing we did yesterday as well is release an update to the popular interopforms toolkit.   This update brings VS 2010 (and VS 2008!) support to the toolkit and fixes a smattering of reported bugs.    As many of… Read more

PInvoke Interop Assistant on CodePlex (Jared Parsons)

I’m happy to announce that the PInvoke Interop Assistant tool is now available on CodePlex.  This includes the binaries, source code and the dev authored unit tests.  It is hosted on the more general CLR Interop Tools page.  http://www.codeplex.com/clrinterop I will be actively maintaining this tool in the future and (hopefully) adding more features.  There… Read more

Improvements to Visual Basic 6 Runtime Support on Vista, Windows Server 2008 (by Paul Yuknewicz)

You probably didn’t notice it, but we made some important and beneficial changes to the Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 just a few weeks ago, and I want to share the good news. First, just like Vista, the Visual Basic 6 runtime is officially supported on Windows… Read more

Making PInvoke Easy

Jared here again.  I very excited to announce we recently released a tool I’ve been working on to MSDN that will greatly help with using PInvoke in managed code.  The tool is called the “PInvoke Interop Assistant” and is included as part of a MSDN article on marshalling data for PInvoke and Reverse PInvoke scenarios. … Read more

InteropForms ToolKit – Visual Studio 2008 edition (Todd Apley)

I apologize right away that it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about the interop forms toolkit although I’ve been doing my best to keep up with issues and questions on the interop forums.   It seems from the mail I’ve received that a lot of people are having good success at extending their legacy vb6 apps in interesting ways using… Read more