Category Archives: Visual Basic

Microsoft Paying Bloggers To Write About Internet Explorer | Uncrunched

I think it is so sad that people give Microsoft such a hard time. I honestly love Internet Explorer. I don’t see anyone building easy Chrome automation tools using ActiveX control… The ability to push IE via Visual Basic means … Continue reading

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Building your own app without any coding

I am interested in trying out these IDE that are targeted towards non-programmers. I think that Microsoft Access is easily one of the most productive tools ever built.. And it was targeted towards non programmers. I detest Access as a … Continue reading

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The Sonics are coming home??

It looks like Steve Ballmer is starting to purchase the LA Clippers. I would be SOOOOO excited to have the Seattle SuperSonics back in town.  How often does a team in the playoffs get sold?? More importantly.. What does BASKETBALL … Continue reading

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Bring back Classic Visual Basic

The vote for Microsoft to bring back an updated version of VB6 is now #5 (out of over 8000) on the Microsoft VisualStudio UserVoice site “Bring back Classic Visual Basic, an improved version of VB6” http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/50-years-basic-celebrating-resilient-programming-language

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Microsoft's Universal Windows App Store Is Huge For Developers—And Consumers

Windows is now truly one operating system, whether you’re on a smartphone, tablet or PC. Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8 RT and Window 8.1—that is, the phone, tablet (sort of) and PC flavors of Windows—are no longer distinct operating systems … Continue reading

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Tracking Protection Lists

this has got to be the coolest thing that I’ve ever seen. why doesn’t Microsoft advertise stuff like this better? looks like it is ‘Internet Explorer Only’.. that’s allright.. IE rocks, it’s my fave browser easily. I was doing some … Continue reading

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Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers

Although programming languages such as Java, Objective-C, and JavaScript garner the lion’s share of attention these days, don’t count out Microsoft’s Visual Basic .Net (VB.Net), which has been on a mostly upward trend in the Tiobe language popularity index. For … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Tuning (for VDI- but still QUITE interesting)

Windows 8 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure image client tuning guide Microsoft Corporation Published: August 2013 Abstract This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to optimize the Windows 8 operating system image being deployed as part of … Continue reading

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REMINDER.. ROUNDING SUCKS

REMINDER.. ROUNDING SUCKS Banker’s Rounding When you add rounded values together, always rounding .5 in the same direction results in a bias that grows with the more numbers you add together. One way to minimize the bias is with banker’s … Continue reading

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Hidden Features of VB.NET? – Stack Overflow

Found a great thread that talks about little known gems in visual basic .net, ill have to admit I didn’t know some if these http://stackoverflow.com/questions/102084/hidden-features-of-vb-net

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