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In defense of WindowsForms...

Robert McLaws whines about the WindowsForms programming model, stating that “It's extremely obvious that this whole WindowsForms thing was not thought out as well as the ASP.NET side was”.  Of cour...

TransControls (part 1 and 2) source now available for download!

As promised, I've put together the source for part one and two of the TransControls articles.  Be sure to review both source files, as the source for the TransPanel is very different between the tw...

Due to popular demand...

I will be putting together the source code and making it available for download for the first two TransControls (Part 1 and Part 2) articles (hopefully, before the end of this week).  I will also b...

What's wrong with the following picture?

Well, unable to have an actual screen shot, so I'll have to draw it by hand... - Solution1  - Project1    AssemblyInfo.vb    Form1.vb    Class1.vb    Class2.cs    Class3.cs    Interop.cpp    Intero...

DevDays 2004... Inspirational?

Well, I have to think that going to DevDays 2004 yesterday and seeing a couple of different ways to approach everyday development problems kicked some creative synapses into gear.  While at work to...

Fort Worth .NET Users Group

Well, the cats out of the bag ;-).  In an effort to improve our membership numbers in order to attract more speakers and sponsorship, the executive members of the Fort Worth .NET Users Group has be...

Using COM? ReleaseComObject is your friend.

If you are using COM Interop from your .NET application, you really need to review the System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComObject method.  Although setting COM object to Nothing would ...

VB.NET Whidbey - The TryCast operator.

Introducing the TryCast operator (similar to the as operator in C#).  Paul Vick explains the specifics on this and I urge you to visit his site for further details.  Suffice to say, this on is defi...

VB.NET Whidbey Release - The IsNot operator.

Paul Vick explains that there will be a new IsNot operator coming in VB.NET.  Although I don't see a problem with this, I'm not sure having it will make any difference in my development life.  Some...

Bug? Feature? You be the judge...

While working on the xbox friends thing, I decided to create a clone of the user interface that Windows Messenger uses.  It's sort of like a treeview (or group box) and has a vertical scrollbar vis...