Free download: Visual Studio 2010 Pro Power Tools

If you are the .NET Developer using Visual Studio 2010 you’ll love the Visual Studio 2010 Pro Power Tools! Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools A set of extensions to Visual Studio Professional (and above) which improves developer productivity. Document Well 2010 Plus (More Info) One of the key pieces of feedback that we have…


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…


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…


Neue MSDN Solve CodeClips online

Hi, endlich, endlich, nach einer gefühlten Ewigkeit, tut sich wieder etwas auf MSDN Solve (und auf diesem Blog aber mehr dazu in einem nächsten Blogeintrag) 🙂 Auf meiner Platte liegen ca. 150 neue CodeClips von denen bis Anfang nächsten Jahres täglich ein CodeClip veröffentlicht wird und weitere CodeClips sind in Planung. Anbei eine Übersicht über…


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 Cheers!    Daniel


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…


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…