Monthly Archives: August 2007

Okdevberfest

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Break out the stein, dust off the lederhosen, and get ready to geek out German style at Okdevberfest! The guys and gals from the Canada’s Technology Triangle .NET User Group just announced that this code camp style event will be running in Kitchener/Waterloo on September 29. For more information, check out their site at: http://www.okdevberfest.com/

Using a Splash Screen from an External Assembly in Visual Basic 2005

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This issue came up on one of email lists I’m involved in and I though the solution was worth sharing. The developer wanted to know how to use a splash screen from an external assembly (i.e. a DLL) in a Visual Basic 2005 Windows application. If you look at the Applications tab of the project properties, there is dropdown to pick the… Continue reading

Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site

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An article/walktrough I wrote on Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation has been posted to the Visual Basic Community Site. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s next generation platform for building distributed systems. It was released as part of the .NET Framework 3.0 and is designed to consolidate and extend the APIs from previous versions of… Continue reading