Downloadable Virtual Earth Code Samples

Marc Schweigert just updated his Virtual Earth (VE) map control demos. Marc basically redid all the samples from the Virtual Earth Interactive SDK in a Visual Studio solution.   You can find all the information on his blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/devkeydet/archive/2008/05/01/updated-virtual-earth-map-control-demo-code.aspx. Cheers!    Daniel

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How to get the Base Directory of an application?

Well, to be honest that’s actually quite easy, nevertheless I keep forgetting it all the time (pretty much like Error 15023: User already exists in current database). Seems like I enter an age where my short term memory is already gone but the long term memory hasn’t arrived yet 😉 So, without further frills, that’s…

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Did you miss MIX08? Watch the keynotes live!

Alright! Fair enough! This is too late for the first keynote from Ray Ozzie, Scott Guthrie, Dean Hachamovitch. Fortunately though you can watch this keynote online 🙂 So, here are the keynote links: Wednesday, March 5 •    9:30 am (GTM -08:00), Keynote : Ray Ozzie, Scott Guthrie, Dean Hachamovitch  — streamed live here.  Thursday, March…

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Microsoft Visual Basic Power Packs 3.0 released

Microsoft Visual Basic Power Packs 3.0 includes a new DataRepeater control and updated versions of the three previously released Visual Basic Power Packs, Line and Shape controls, the PrintForm Component and the Printer Compatibility Library. The download can be found on the Microsoft Download Center http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=371368a8-7fdc-441f-8e7d-fe78d96d4063&displaylang=en Cheers!    Daniel

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Kostenloser Download: Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 – Das Entwicklerbuch

Auf dem Microsoft Developer Network steht derzeit das “Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 – Das Entwicklerbuch” zum kostenlosen Download bereit 🙂 Dieses umfassende Arbeitsbuch zur Programmierung mit Visual Basic 2005 von Klaus Löffelmann erläutert nicht nur umfassend die objektorientierte Programmierung mit Visual Basic, sondern blickt auch hinter die Kulissen des Codes, um grundlegendes Verständnis für wichtige…

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Free Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit

The Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2008 features and a variety of framework technologies including: LINQ, C# 3.0, Visual Basic 9, WCF, WF, WPF, ASP.NET AJAX, VSTO, CardSpace, SilverLight, Mobile and…

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The tiny VB.NET quiz – byref or what the…?

Alright, here is the next quiz. Imagine the following code: Module Module1    Dim intVal As Integer = 10    Dim dblVal As Double = 20    Sub Main()        ModifyValue(intVal)        ModifyValue(dblVal)        PrintValues()    End Sub    Private Sub PrintValues()        Console.WriteLine(“{0} – {1}”, intVal, dblVal)    End Sub    Private Sub ModifyValue(ByRef Value As Integer)        Value = 30        PrintValues()    End SubEnd Module This…

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Do you know your language? This time it’s the tiny VB quiz ;-)

Dim x = -2147483648Dim y = Integer.MinValue Well, the question is as easy as that – what Types are x and y and what’s the reason? Cheers    Daniel P.S. Needless to say that you shouldn’t use the VB.NET compiler but the one in your head 😉

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.NET Framework 3.5 commonly used types and namespaces poster free for download

Paul Andrew announced the availability of the .NET Framework 3.5 update to the Commonly Used Types and Namespaces poster. Get it while it’s still hot and be sure to have a printout stuck behind you on your wall. The link also contains a XPS format file which prints over 16 letter or A4 pages for…

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Man lernt NIE aus… oder wie klone ich eine Objektstruktur?

So… gestern war’s soweit. Ich war das erste Mal in meinem Leben auf einem Fußballspiel, genauer bei dem Spiel TSV 1860 vs. Borussia M’gladbach in der Allianz Arena. Nachdem mich ein Freund darauf hingewiesen hatte mich warm anzuziehen (es hat ein wenig gedauert bis ich realisiert hatte, dass das Stadion offen ist 😉 und in…

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