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VB XML Cookbook, Recipe 1: XML Transformations using XML Literals (Doug Rothaus)

I was working on a blog entry about replacing XSLT transforms with Visual Basic XML Literals. As the entry progressed, I noticed that it was really, really long. So, Avner Aharoni and I talked things over and we decided to break it up into multiple entries and start a series, much like the LINQ Cookbook that was started a few months back. ...

New Community Article – Windows Workflow 101 (Beth Massi)

Yesterday on the Visual Basic Developer Center we released a new article by VB MVP, Maurice DeBeijer on getting started with Windows Workflow called Windows Workflow 101. This is the first in a series of Workflow articles by Maurice. If you're struggling with how to use this technology in your applications this is a great place to start. The ...

New Data Repeater Control in Latest Power Packs Release! (Beth Massi)

Check it out, the team just released a new version of the Visual Basic Power Packs which now includes a Data Repeater control. Power Packs are free Add-Ins, Controls, Components, and Tools for you to use that make developing .NET applications even easier.  From the Power Packs Team: Today we are announcing the ...

Converting SQL to LINQ, Part 9: Full Outer Join (Bill Horst)

This post assumes you’ve read the previous posts in this series.  It makes the same assumptions as Part 8, and I will pick up where I left off, covering Full Outer Join.  Once again, I recognize this isn’t an ideal situation, so if you’d like to see better support of Full Outer Join in a future VB release, you can ...

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