This post assumes you’ve read the previous posts in this series: Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 1: The Basics Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 2: FROM and SELECT Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 3: DISTINCT, WHERE, ORDER BY and Operators This post will discuss scalar and aggregate functions.
I released a Channel 9 screencast with Lisa Feigenbaum, PM on the VB Team where she shows us how to use Refactor!, the free add-in for Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 that provides over 30 refactorings for Visual Basic. Lisa walks us through all the new refactorings that were added for the latest version of Visual Basic 2008. You can download Refa
It’s really embarrassing when a bug gets out the door in a product. In particular, it’s hard for me to just sit and take it (however well deserved the criticism is) when a Microsoft product gets nailed in the press for a bad error. It’s much worse when a friend or relative is the one dealing out the grief. However, wors
Rod Paddock's latest Community Article is up on the Visual Basic Developer Center on Creating Visual Studio Add-Ins which first appeared in CoDe Magazine. Rod goes a little bit deeper than I did when building an add-in and shows how to work with the project system and automatically open files and insert code. Thanks for submitting, Rod! Enjoy!
I’m back with part 2 of the blog on panning functionality (part 1 is here), and, to quickly recap, we’re creating a region in a web site that can be panned rather than scrolled (users can click and drag to pan and navigate the region). We’re also designing the region so images always align properly (no images clip when the u
This post assumes you’ve read the previous posts in this series: Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 1: The Basics Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 2: FROM and SELECT Continuing with specific query clauses, I will cover topics related to DISTINCT, WHERE and ORDER BY. DISTINCT SQL SELECT statements can include the DISTINCT specifier, which causes a
Recently, I was experimenting with Silverlight and decided to create a website that would allow me to browse some of my personal images, and the website was designed to look something like the image below.My intention for the site was that it would be able to display many images, certainly more than the 12 that you see grouped together and ali
The Visual Basic User Education team has an interesting opportunity that I wanted to share with you all. We're looking for a Visual Basic .Net application programmer who also has a flair for writing. If you’d like to submit your resume, please apply for this job via the Microsoft Careers site. - Robin Reynolds-Haertl