Monthly Archives: August 2007

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

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