Home
Cory Smith
Cancel

VB 2005 Gems #1

While working with VB 2005, I'll try to take note of the little things that help make VB stand out above other development products.  Here's one that I haven't really heard anyone sp...

Semper Fidelis or "SEMPER FI!"

<P>“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have made a difference in the world.  Marines don’t have that problem“ – Ronald Reagan</P> <P>Many people that know me ...

How fast does my page load?

Several questions arise surrounding performance with web applications.  Many times it's difficult to tell exactly where the bottleneck in the loading time of the page may be.  Is it the p...

VB 2005 Snippet Annoyance - A solution...

With VB's snippet feature, every time you add a new snippet the coloring stays around until you close the file and re-open it.  This can quickly lead to a lot of visual clutter while your deve...

Xbox Live and MSN Messenger

It stinks... please fix it! OK, I know that's being a bit harsh, but hang with me just a moment.  Prior to the relaunch, after selecting the “tab” on the left Xbox, you'd be s...

OK, this is, well, ummm, nifty... yeah... that's as good of a description as anything else.

DualBrainIFRAME> This is the new Gamertag Card feature available with the Xbox.com relauch of My Xbox.  Basically, you can place an IFrame chunk into your blog, website, forums signature or...

Here's your chance to laugh your *ss off at me...

The .NET Rocks road show was here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area a couple of days ago.  After the show, they did some interviews with the local crowd and I was hanging out with no real intentio...

.NET 2.0 Redistributable... where to get?

If your looking for the redists, you can find *all* of them here.  (Of course, they are in the SDK directory when you install VS... but just in case.) Marko asked me via IM if I knew where to ...

It... is... aaaallllliiiiiiiiiiiiive!

If you haven't heard the news, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 (meaning Microsoft Visual Basic 2005) and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 has been officially released to manufacturing... which mean... If you...

OK, still mad at the Xbox.com folks, but...

... definitely not at the Xbox 360 team and third party developers.  If you haven't (or even have) had a chance to see some of the trailers and game footage for games coming for the Xbox 360, ...