NET Framework 20 and Visual Studio 2005 development
- October 30, 2007
There are many compelling reasons to migrate projects from .NET 1.0 and 1.1 to a later version of the .NET Framework. A recent Burton Group report offers advice for developers considering such migrations.
- October 28, 2007
A CTO employed IdeaBlade DevForce 3.0 ORM tools in a .NET 2.0 application using C# in order to achieve better abstraction in a software architecture.
- July 02, 2007
Some Visual Studio add-ins are quite expensive. But every once in a while, a free add-in comes along that hits the spot. So I've gathered a sampling of the best open-source and no-cost add-ins that are worthy of a place on your tool belt. Once you ...
- June 04, 2007
Microsoft spits out such a steady stream of little tools and utilities, they sometimes fall under the radar of all but the most vigilant developers. To make certain you haven't overlooked these helpful developer downloads; I've gathered 10 freebies ...
- March 31, 2007
The company has released a third Visual Basic 2005 add-in, known as a Power Pack, and is soliciting suggestions for future tools.
- March 05, 2007
Microsoft has released its fourth and final SDK for Visual Studio 2005. The focus in this release is to make the SDK easier to use for veterans and newcomers alike.
- March 02, 2007
Microsoft has published several guidelines for bringing Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 applications in line with the new Daylight Savings Time (DST) regulations.
- February 16, 2007
From the Office 2007 Ribbon to Visual Basic 6 support and a Registry "Jedi mind trick," Microsoft says there is a lot for developers to like about the new Windows Vista.
- June 23, 2006
Programming in Visual Basic 2005 can be relatively painless, thanks to templates, the My namespace, refactoring and snippets. These 10 tips and time-savers come from Tech Ed 2006.
- June 23, 2006
Time and money are two of the biggest reasons developers don't migrate VB 6 applications. A toolkit due later this year will let VB 6 and VB.NET forms coexist.
- June 23, 2006
This three-part series looks at Tech Ed sessions devoted to VB 6, VB 2005 and VB 9.
- January 05, 2006
Microsoft is offering source code for a variety of different applications in downloadable Visual Studio 2005 Starter Kits.
- November 08, 2005
As Microsoft ushered Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 out the door this week, the company reported growth in revenue, the.NET community and its lists of SQL and VS partners. That positions the company well as it enters the lifecycle tools ...
- November 02, 2005
RemObjects' Chrome for Visual Studio extends Object Pascal programming to Visual Studio .NET 2003 and 2005.
- October 26, 2005
Author Charles Petzold last week decried Visual Studio's "insistence on writing code" for developers in a speech entitled "Does Visual Studio Rot the Mind?" to the NYC .NET developers group.
- October 19, 2005
Get prepared for Visual Basic 2005 today with this extensive collection of resources. Along with being introduced to new features, you can download the prerelease software. Learn how to upgrade your existing projects and applications and get your ...
- August 10, 2005
With VB.NET 2003, programmers were challenged to navigate around the namespace hierarchy. Help in the form of the My namespace framework is on the way.
- May 12, 2005
Microsoft has responded to a small but significant upswell in interest in VB software refactoring by offering a free refactoring plug-in for the upcoming Visual Basic 2005 release. The plug-in, called Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005, was not created...