Archive forJuly, 2011

Remember variant ?

Cory is continuing his posts about VB10 differences from VB6. His latest posts is on variants. Variants were/are basically a structure that contains a variant type enumeration and either the variable’s data value or a pointer to the variable data. In pseudo code it basically looks like: Structure Variant     Public VT as VariantType     […]

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a little help for volunteers

Today Microsoft announced an even more generous program designed to help non-profit organisations !! http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoftupblog/archive/2011/07/26/expanding-microsoft-software-donations-to-more-nonprofits.aspx   Kudos guys!!!!   Thanks

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Great Ocean Walk photos added

Last weekend we strolled around Glen Aire, along the Great Ocean Walk from Castle Cove to Johanna:       More photos at: https://picasaweb.google.com/Bill.McCarthy.MVP/GreatOceanWalk#

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Dell XPS 17 (L702x) review

I recently bought a Dell XPS17 (L702x) and thought I’d post a review for those considering purchasing this notebook. There’s a massive thread about all things good and bad in relation to this notebook over on notebook forums; the following is just my opinion Weight : good for the size. Screen: Love it !!  I […]

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Private Class Variables

Cory Smith has a set of posts on some of the differences between VB6 and VB10.There’s one which I think needs a bit further clarification: Private Class Variables. In VB7 and later, you can access private class variables from another instance of the class. So let’s say you had a class A with a private […]

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