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Wed, 18 Oct 2006 10:00:00 GMT

IntroducingOn10.net (http://on10.net), the Channel 9 answer for the technology enthusiast who isn’t necessarily a programmer.

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Visual Basic - Navigate The .NET Framework And Your Projects With The My Namespace

Fri, 20 Jan 2006 10:00:00 GMT

The My Namespace is best described as a speed-dial for the .NET Framework. It provides an intuitive navigation hierarchy that exposes existing .NET functionality through easily understood root objects. Here Duncan Mackenzie explains it all.

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Advanced Basics - A Match-Making Game in Visual Basic

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 10:00:00 GMT

My four-year-old son has decided that he wants to be like his dad when he grows up.He is planning to work in my office, and write computer programs just like I do.But there is one problem—he thinks I write games.

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Advanced Basics - Creating A Breadcrumb Control

Tue, 14 Jun 2005 10:00:00 GMT

Hansel and Gretel had the right idea when 'they followed the pebbles that glistened there like newly minted coins, showing them the way. ' The deeper you get into the forest or into your data, the more likely you are going to need help to find your way back out again.

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Advanced Basics - Remembering User Information in Visual Basic .NET

Tue, 15 Mar 2005 10:00:00 GMT

Many applications need to store user-specific settings to be persisted between sessions.But how do you go about saving and restoring these settings in your Microsoft® . NET Framework-based application? It's not all that easy to find the correct answer.

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Advanced Basics - Creating a Five-Star Rating Control

Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:00:00 GMT

I have to admit it; most of my Windows® Forms controls are an attempt to copy something that already exists.In my October 2004 column I showed you how to create a progress bar that mimicked the one shown during the Windows XP setup routine, and this month I'm at it again.

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Advanced Basics - Digital Grandma

Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:00:00 GMT

As a parent of a young child, I take a lot of pictures—many more than anyone would ever be interested in seeing.Well, anyone except my mother.This is her first grandchild and the one or two pictures I send to her each week only brush the surface of her grandmotherly needs.

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Advanced Basics - Building a Progress Bar that Doesn't Progress

Tue, 14 Sep 2004 10:00:00 GMT

In many situations, accurately estimating the length of a certain process (copying a large file, loading data from a server, retrieving files from the Internet) would be both difficult and inefficient.

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Advanced Basics - Data Binding Radio Buttons to a List

Tue, 15 Jun 2004 10:00:00 GMT

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Visual Basic - Navigate the .NET Framework and Your Projects with My

Tue, 20 Apr 2004 10:00:00 GMT

The next version of Visual Basic, Visual Basic 2005, will include some powerful new features. One of the most interesting is the My language extensions: My.Application, My.Computer, My.Forms, My.Resources, My.Settings, My.User, and My.WebServices. The My language extensions take the idea of helper functions to a whole new level because they include so much functionality out of the box. Called 'a speed-dial for the .NET Framework' by the author, the My extensions are a feature you won't want to overlook.

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