Bing Maps Silverlight Control final and ready to download

I’m happy to report that the Bing Maps team shipped the final Bing Maps Silverlight Control with their Wave 14 update. Finally, no more screwing around with JavaScript but developing in in nice, good ol’ VB.NET or C# 🙂 Btw, we updated Bing Maps as well which is especially sweet as the responsiveness got fantastic…


General availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2

As mentioned in my last post today’s the day that Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 are generally available to the public. We’ve updated the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 landing page which now includes links to the various Visual Studio 2010 versions as well as to the…


Free SQL Server 2008 Express How-To-Guide Series

Thanks to the SQL Server Team we just released a free SQL Server 2008 Express How-To-Guide Series on During the next weeks we’ll also integrating parts of the series into the Visual Basic Developer Center, C# Developer Center, the Beginner Developer Learning Center, etc. One video of the series: How do I query data…


How do I edit tabular data/data in a DataGridView in a details form?

Abstract This sample shows how to edit data from a DataGridView in a details form which opens when one double clicks on the RowHeader of the DataGridView. Since both forms are bound to the same datasource one sees an instant update on both forms when the user decides to save the data and additional roundtrips…


How do I access the clipboard to copy and paste text, images or generic objects?

Abstract This short sample details how to access the clipboard to copy and paste text, images or generic objects. In order to do so this sample uses the Clipboard Class. How Do I Video The corresponding How-Do-I video can be found here. Source Code Visual Basic | C# Additional Resources .NET Framework Class Library – The…


How do I inform one form that data in another form got changed?

AbstractThis short sample demonstrates how to let one form in a Windows Forms application know when data in another form got changed. To implement this behavior I’ll show you how to create an event on Form2 and how to subscribe to this event on Form1 using the Handles keyword. The C# source code uses delegates…


How do I exchange data between two forms of a Windows Forms application?

I regularly check the forums to get an understanding what’s going on in the community and what’s troubling our customers. Based on my findings I created some videos including the corresponding source code which I’m releasing over the next couple of days and subsequently when things come up (and there is a lot out there…


Deutsche Alternative zu Stack Overflow

Mit codekicker gibt es seit kurzem eine deutsche Alternative zu Stack Overflow. Noch nicht ganz so groß wie das englischsprachige Vorbild aber das kann ja noch kommen 🙂   Viel Erfolg an das codekicker Team und schöne Grüße!    Daniel


30 free Cheat Sheets (Browser compat, SEO, PHP, CSS, JS, SL, …)

Found a great list of 30 cheat sheets/Reference guides on webdesigner depot (Thanks to Günter Hagedorn for this tip!). 25-Point Website Usability Checklist Browser Compatibility Table Web Standards Checklist Search Engine Optimization Cheat Sheet Tweet Sheet 2 XHTML Cheat Sheet v1.03 CSS Cheat Sheet Blueprint Framework and Blueprint CSS Cheat Sheet Mixing Typefaces Common Fonts…