Yesterday I posted the first 8 videos of the Visual Basic Forms over Data “How-to” video series on MSDN. These videos are for those who are just starting out with databases and Windows Forms data binding. I plan on continuing the series with more intermediate topics like custom object binding, adding validation and business logic, and how to manage requirements changes.
Recently I was sent a question about how to read from a serial port and save the information to a database so instead of following up privately I thought I’d post my answer here. There’s a good article in the MSDN Library that has some hints on how to do this with the System.IO.Ports.SerialPort class.
This how-to video series is dedicated to getting Visual Basic developers productive on areas of data-based Windows Application development. The series starts with the basics of database development with SQL-Server 2005 Express then walks through the details of connecting to and querying databases,
Today is my father’s birthday and I couldn’t be with him today because I’m up in Redmond. He told me this morning that he was going to go golfing with his friend Ron. My pop’s been into golf ever since he retired last year.
You don’t have to rewrite your Visual Basic 6 applications to take advantage of the .NET framework, you can use .NET right in your VB 6 apps using the Interop Forms Toolkit.
The Interop Forms Toolkit simplifies the process of displaying .NET forms and controls in your VB 6 applications by wrapping your .NET code with COM wrappers automatically for you and allowing you to expose .NET properties,
Have you ever dreamed of writing Visual Basic code that ran cross-platform AND cross-browser? Well wake up from your dream because last night at MIX Microsoft announced Silverlight 1.1 which includes a version of the .NET framework and the Visual Basic language!
Come join us
as Young Joo, a Program Manager on the VB Team, presents on LINQ to SQL and shows you how to use the new OR designer to build applications that take advantage of this new technology. This webcast will start at 9AM PST.