I got tired of waiting for the registration page to start working so I thought I’d post a direct link. Those who missed the live webcast last week can get it here now! This is fixed in the events system but may take a day or so to work itself into the feeds on the VB Dev Center.
If you missed it, there’s a really awesome video on Channel 9 from David Schach the lead developer on the LINQ to XML team. In this video he walks us through VB 9.0 and its support for XML literals by creating an rss feed of his pictures.
I’ve been noticing a lot of questions on the forums related to Winforms data binding and the ComboBox and I thought I’d post something up here to help people out. In fact data binding, or what we call “Windows Forms over Data” is a huge,
Join Kit George, Visual Basic Program Manager, and explore the new LinQ features in Visual Basic. Kit will show how to take advantage of LinQ to build applications that query and aggregate data from multiple sources, including in-memory objects, databases, and XML.
Tomorrow at 9AM PST John Stallo, a Program Manager on the Visual Basic team, will give a webcast on Orcas, the next version of Visual Studio. In this overview John will cover the breadth of features that you can expect to see in the upcoming release of Visual Basic.
has a post about some great content that’s up on the www.asp.net site on Working with Data in ASP.NET. By default the Visual Basic tutorials are shown but you can also get C# versions as well.
I thought I’d post a quick how-to here based on some questions that came up in the forums like this one. The question is how do we relate two lists of data together so that when we select a “parent” object we can get automatic filtering on the related items in a Winform.
Visual Basic LINQ samples have been updated and were just released today! Lots of stuff to download and play with today…. 🙂
If you haven’t heard, Orcas Beta 1 has been released! Amanda’s got a great post on the Visual Basic Team Blog on additional language and compiler features that made it into Beta 1. YAY!
Okay I admit it. I like Vista. I didn’t want to like it, really. I’m a VB developer, not a gamer, not a heavy office user, I know the difference between an .exe and a .dll, I keep my own dang files organized —