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How to cause Visual Studio .NET run out of memory ;-)

I'm attempting to create a re-usable version of my semi-transparent panel control (TransPanel).  Not much of a problem, all of the GDI+ code has been created previously.  Of course, I'm also creati...

Virtual ListView (or "How to view 50,000 items in a ListView without dieing of old age.")

Have you ever needed to populate a listview with thousands of items?  I have and lemme tell you, it's not the highest performing thing around.  The only built in mechanism to help you out is to tur...

Application Compatibility and future .NET versions

If you have a moment, take some time to read through Chris Brumme’s entry about Application Compatibility.  I’ve been staying away from directing people to information pertaining to PDC, Longhorn a...

G. Andrew Duthie in Fort Worth, TX

Just passing the word that G. Andrew Duthie will be in Fort Worth, TX at the Fort Worth .NET Users Group on November 18th at 6:00pm.  If your going to be in Fort Worth, TX (or even Dallas), be sure...

Adventures in Win32/Interop - Episode 1

I've just posted what will be a series of articles on Win32/Interop.  This first article focuses on explaining what Interop is, why it's important and some tips on how to find the necessary informa...

Adventures in Win32/Interop - Episode 1

By Cory Smith <p>Introduction </p> <p>OK, we've run into a problem where the task at hand doesn't have an answer with the .NET Framework.  Yes, the framework is huge, but it's no...

Refactoring in VB.NET - Suggestions As Requested

OK, I can't believe how much traffic has surrounded the whole VB.NET and Refactoring topic.  The reason why I can't believe the amount of traffic is that the whole thing was kicked off with the fol...

Software Installation/Update via Internet Patented (SlashDot) - Ummm... wrong!

It's this kind of crap that causes confusion in technology.  This was posted to slashdot.org: RKBA writes "My wife just handed me an article from the Wednesday, October 22, 2003 issue of the Wall S...

Refactoring/VB.NET - Two Options

I've done a bit more thinking on this.  I see the whole thing from two perspectives. The first, if these tools are going to be collectively put together under some menu item, then sure, call it 're...

The whole Refactoring/VB.NET debate

Refactoring?  What's that? Wow, what do you know, you can find out the answer by going to the Refactoring Home Page; however, to summarize: Refactoring is a technique to restructure code in a disci...