C# and VB.NET

I don’t like to think of myself as a “C# Developer”. I prefer to think of myself as a “.NET Developer”, mainly because C# is not the only tool I know how to use. However, I primarily use C# as a language of choice because that’s the majority of what most .NET developers use, and I never had a reason to know or understand VB.NET. It’s not to say I was clueless about VB.NET, I’ve glanced at the syntax and I felt that it was similar enough to C# that I didn’t really need to get into the dirty details. … Continue reading C# and VB.NET

Nastiness with Data in the .NET Compact Framework and the spiral downward (With Updates!)

The First Try As of late, if you for whatever reason on earth follow me on twitter, you might’ve picked up on the fact that I am working on a Windows Mobile project. Written in VB.NET. Here is my experience with working with a SQL database in the .NET Compact framework, and hopefully save someone some headaches. I naturally wanted to use SQL CE for a database. It comes out of the box, right? It’s made by the SQL team, which I usually have no problems with. SQL Server has been a solid Microsoft product for years, so let’s use … Continue reading Nastiness with Data in the .NET Compact Framework and the spiral downward (With Updates!)