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XboxFriends and ASP.NET vs. WinForms

Spent the weekend trudging through ASP.NET working on bringing some of the features of the XboxFriends desktop application to the browser.  Currently there are only two people using the new ve...

Why is it that Europe seems to get all the Xbox Love????

OK, first, the wizard I just spoke about... it's for the UK/Ireland fans.  Why isn't it targeting the US?  Second, a notice just came in that announced that they are going to draw n...

Halo 2 - Done!!!!!

Well the announcement is in... Halo 2 is completed.  I soooooooooo can't wait for November 9th; I know what I'll be doing between that Tuesday and the following Monday ;-) In ad...

TreeView, ListView, Drag and Drop and Command Pattern Example

Erik Porter asked me via an IM session whether doing drag and drop with a TreeView was difficult.  I explained to him that it was actually pretty straight forward, however, if you want to get ...

Is Windows Forms technology dead?

After reading through Mike Harsh's (Microsoft/Windows Forms) comments concerning the future of Windows Forms, I figured I'd throw in my two cents. Reality check... Windows Forms is not going away a...

"Avalon" just became a whole lot more attractive!

Just noticed this press release from Microsoft stating that the core of WinFX will be made available on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 (in addition to “Longhorn”).  This m...

Paco comments about the Fort Worth .NET Users Group

I've been somewhat following the Mono project for a while now.  Of course, since I'm a VB developer... I've not taken the plunge just yet since the VB side of things has been moving slowly (wi...

IsVisualStylesEnabled Revisited

Erik Porter and I had some discussion via IM concerning his latest entry (where he gave me credit).  I noticed that he wasn't using LoadLibrary and GetProcAddress when checking whether Visual Style...

Star Wars: Battlefront - I have mine, you got yours?

I picked up a copy of the game during lunch today :-D, but am unable to play until later tonight since the Fort Worth .NET Users Group meeting is tonight.  It's a subject that I definitely wan...

Need to programmatically determine what framework versions and service pack levels are installed?

I found an excellent example written in C++ that showed how to do this using several methods suggested by many different sources to determine the information.  I've converted the code to VB.NE...