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Channel 9 Interview: Jared Parsons on the P-Invoke Interop Assistant (Beth Massi)

Today I posted an interview screencast on Channel 9. In this interview, Jared Parsons, a Developer on the Visual Basic IDE, shows us the P/Invoke Interop Assistant available on CodePlex. The tool helps with converting unmanaged C code to managed P/Invoke signatures and vice versa. Say goodbye to digging through random ...

Channel 9 Interview: Look Who's Working on Visual Basic (Beth Massi)

Last month when I was in Redmond I was pulled into a photo with some of the people working on Visual Basic. Do you notice something quirky about these pictures (besides me)? Yes, they are all wearing grey shirts! There's apparently a running joke going on with how Jonathan Aneja (top row, 4th from the left in the first picture) only wears grey...

WANTED: Your feedback on a potential Call Hierarchy feature (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Last post, I introduced the VS Languages Future Focus page on Code Gallery. This time, we'd like to get your feedback on another potential IDE feature: Call Hierarchy.Please find a description of the feature here:http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/vslangfutures/Wiki/View.aspx?title=Call%20Hierarchy&referringTitle=HomePlease leave your ...

Community Article: Using Windows Communication Foundation with Windows Workflow Foundation – Part 1 (Beth Massi)

This week on the VB Dev Center we're featuring another community submitted article by Maurice de Beijer (VB MVP) on Using Windows Communication Foundation with Windows Workflow Foundation. Maurice has a great wiki as well that you should check out if you're doing Windows Workflow development. In this article he shows you how to use ...

How-Do-I Videos: WPF Forms over Data (Beth Massi)

If you haven't noticed, we released a couple new how-to videos on the VB Dev Center starting a new series which is focused on data-based application development in Windows Presentation Foundation using Visual Studio 2008. The videos are also being featured on www.WindowsClient.net today. Look for many more in the coming weeks!Enjoy,-...