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On the lack of sympathy for the VB.Classic crowd...

I've gotten a bit of feedback from people saying I should have a some sympathy for people who have all of their business assets tied up in VB6 code.  I've even been borderline accused of not b...

VB.NET vs "VB.Classic" or "VB.COM"

No wonder people give us VB guys a hard time... we even cause problems among ourselves.  What's it this time?  Well, I just don't get this whole keep VB6 thing. Let's look at a ...

Geek Dinner... Geek Meet... Isn't there a better name for this sort of thing?

Well, whatever you want to call it, I've been thinking about trying to organize something like this for a while now.  Did some searching and there's GeekDinner.com (which has seen no updates s...

Multiplicity... changing the way I use a computer...

...well, actually, computers. Earlier the week I received an newsletter from Stardock Corporation, the creators of WindowBlinds, DesktopX and Object Desktop.  In that newsletter was mention of...

.NET Application Memory Flush via Interop - Revisited

As I've stated before, I do make mistakes ;-) I have an application that I've written for my employer that appears, under certain *unidentified* circumstances to have a very slow memory leak. ...

Windows Application Verifier

Back in May 2003 I mentioned a problem with the application verifier not handling the .NET framework correctly (or that the framework was breaking the rules, however you want to look at it).  ...

Threading in VB.NET

A few people have been asking me how to build threading into their applications to improve the applications responsiveness and/or perceived performance.  Rather then rehash what's already been...

XboxFriends -> Open Source?

After over a year of working on this project, I'm finding that the growth of it is beginning to be a bit more than one person can handle alone.  I really believe strongly in what XboxFriends c...

Better late than never... My 'recent' FWDNUG presentation.

I've been meaning to get the powerpoint and code for the Fort Worth .NET Users Group presentation I did last month up for download.  Just bear in mind that I use the slides as a reminder to my...

Launch a program using different logon credentials using VB and CreateProcessWithLogon

A friend of mine (who doesn't have a blog) that works in a SysAdmin role needed to see an example of using CreateProcessWithLogin using VB.  He chanced upon an example showing how to do t...