Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

A blog of the technical and only sometimes uneventful side of programming in .NET and life within Microsoft

November, 2008

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    Have you checked out Ramp Up?

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    Ramp Up has just launched a brand-new learning track today: SharePoint for Developers, Part I . This track, along with the other currently offered tracks (eg, Visual Studio 2008), teaches the important skills in a guided path, making the learning process...
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    Setting the startup form for a Windows Application

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    Question: I am new to building Windows forms’ applications and am writing my first application. It’s a basic application that has three different forms. As you can imagine I am building, deigning and architecting the project as I go along. One of these...
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    Give us feedback on Silverlight 2

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    Via Brian Give us feedback on Silverlight 2 We’ve put together a short survey to help us improve our Silverlight features and API. Spend 15 minutes and tell us what is good and bad about Silverlight so far.
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    A quick look at the lambda expression

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    The lambda expression is new to Visual Basic and Visual Studio 2008 and part of the new Linq support. A lambda expression is an anonymous function that can contain expressions and statements. Basically it’s a function without a name that calculates and...
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    Got a few minutes for feedback?

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    Application installation and patching: http://survey.confirmit.com/wix/p761108781.aspx?htype=1 The Windows engineering teams are putting together plans for how application installation and patching will work in future versions of the operating system...
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    Create COOL implementations of Search API 2.0 Beta + Ads

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    In case you haven't seen this - During the keynote at PubCon in Las Vegas we announced “Project Silk Road” which is a collection of services, including a new version of the Live Search APIs for developer community – basically Search API 2.0 Beta...
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    Windows Forms – Creating an access key

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    Question: I am new to Visual Basic and wanted to create an access key for my Windows Form application. How can I do that? Answer: By definition an access key is an underlined character in the text of a menu or the label of a control. The idea of an...
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