Archive forMay, 2007

Extension methods on VSM

My article about Extension methods is now on the web. Unfortunately an edit I made didn’t make it into the print version (and the web version is the same as the print). The problem was as I looked at the way extension methods worked in Beta 1, it was as I was told it would […]

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VB Orcas anonymous syntax feels wrong

Earlier today I noticed a comment from Tim Ng on my early blog about mutable anonymous types. It was one of those comments that just felt wrong…. the more I thought about this the more I realised just how wrong it is. To allow for mutable and immutable anonymous types, Paul Vick indicated VB will […]

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WebDAV fix for Vista

If you’re using Windows Vista and are unable to add a web folder (http network location), and you’re getting error message like : “The folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another.” Then try downloading an installing this update for WebDAV from Microsoft. It worked for me J

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Anonymous method remain mutable in VB.

Paul Vick posted that anonymous types will remain mutable in VB. Generally this looks good, I just hope that it is not a requirement to specify the key. That is if no key is specified, then the hashcode will be generated will be created based on all the fields. One thing that struck me though […]

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Vista seems so hard…

I’ve only been seriously on Vista for a week or so, but so far I have found many frustrations, thankfully I’ve managed to work around. They removed the ability to mark a file type as “Prompt to download”. You use to get to this via file associations, now you need to use the registry. I […]

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