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Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Series #1. How to create a mini browser application for Windows Phone 7

I have experienced a lot of fun writing Windows Phone 7 applications in Visual Basic. Web browser is one of the applications that is commonly used on phones these days. In this blog post, I want to share some sample source code that will help you to create a mini browser application for Windows Phone 7. I will now demonstrate how easy it is to...

VB Core – New compilation mode in Visual Studio 2010 SP1

While most servicing releases do not include new functionality, Visual Studio 2010 SP1 introduced an important new compiler feature that enables Visual Basic to target new platforms that were not previously supported.   This was mentioned in some of the initial SP1 blog posts such as Jasonz blog.     This is a ...

Using Entity Framework in Silverlight with Visual Basic

If you’re looking for ways to get started with Entity Framework 4.0 in Visual Basic then be sure to check out this month’s issue of CODE Magazine.  In it the Entity Framework team has put together a walkthrough that shows how to use EF4 in Silverlight, and best of all the entire article’s in VB!   Using Entity ...

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