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What does this mean for projects like Mono?
For those that don't understand the question, Mono is "sponsored by Novell". Additionally, "For fast response to specific issues related to the Mono runtime, APIs and tools, developers can take advantage of the Mono Developer Support Service Requests from Novell that can be ...
(OK, since I lost this post due to other circumstances... here it goes again. - Here's your chance to answer it again.)
I can't remember exactly what my questions were, so here goes...
Have you used any of the C# to VB conversion utilities available (web-based, etc.)? If so, what was your overall impression and success rate? ...
-- Begin Rant --
Now, I'm not sure what the “real” reason behind a decision (albiet a rumor, but I don't doubt it) of pulling the VB namespace from the modified Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0 that is being done for the Xbox 360. My first question, not even VB related, is why in the world would a company want to ...
I just noticed in the mono-vb mailing list that Miguel de Icaza announced that:
In the next couple of days, I will remove mbas, the Visual Basic runtime and the various other incomplete forks of mbas that we have on the mcs tree from the tree as they are outdated, no longer under development, unmaintained and buggy.
We will ...
According to Brad Abrams, the Windows Forms documentation team published a new whitepaper about how to create a great layout using the new features of the WinForms in .NET 2.0... meaning you don't have to create the same old “grey” applications everyone has come to know and love. ;-)
I've read through it and it's got some great ...
Obviously I've been pretty swamped with work and everything else... including working on XboxFriends. Here is an image that demonstrates the ToolTip control that is included with Visual Studio 2005 utilizing the information in this article to display a snapshot of information that can add a lot of bang for the buck.
Yes! That is a ...
In the last two days, I've encountered at as many instances where certain members within Microsoft just ain't showin' us VB users any love.
The latest Microsoft Download Notifications email states:Download the Complete DirectX SDKThis software development kit includes the DirectX Runtime and the software you need to create ...
Now that I'm running Vista (Beta 2), I'm obviously doing development in that environment as well. A couple of things that I've noticed (and, honestly, haven't dug too deeply just yet... so these are initial impressions) is the following:
1. To get the cool “glowing” active command button effect, you need to set the FlatStyle of ...
by Cory Smith
ToolTips can be used in a variety of ways to provide additional information to the user. Now, understand, sometimes the usage of these can be abused and misused. However, used correctly, ToolTips can improve the UI of your application tremendously.
What will this article do for you?
I'm going to state up front that ...
I've been getting a lot of requests to discuss how to create the custom formatted tooltip that is being used in XboxFriends. I have created a step-by-step article explaining how to create these beauties. As a preview, here's a screen shot.
It's actually pretty straight forward once you understand the basics. You can go here to read the ...
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