Archive forJanuary, 2010

CTypeDynamic

There’s a new function in VB 10 called CTypeDynamic . (note it is a function not a keyword so the Microsoft.VisualBasic namespace needs to be imported) The CTypeDynamic function looks for dynamic information and performs the cast/conversion appropriately. This is different from the CType operator which looks for static information at compile time or relies […]

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Banks got hexed !!

If it wasn’t true, a software bug in EFTPOS machines from the Bank Of Queensland (and others) would be pretty funny.  Problem is *most likely* they are treating the year as a two digit date (watch out come 2100 !!!), so today with the year being 2010, they read the year as 10 and make […]

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