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  • The Visual Basic Team

    What is the Generic Bootstrapper?

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    (by Adam Braden) Chris Smith, an SDET on the Deployment feature team, and been burrning up the blog-o-sphere with great information on the Generic Bootstrapper . Check out his posts regarding a description of the bootstrapper , what is a homesite ...
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    Soma Blogs about Refactor!

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    (posted by Adam Braden) In case you missed it, Soma blogged about our team's response to customer feedback by partnering with Developer Express to provide you all with a refactoring solution - Refactor! http://blogs.msdn.com/somasegar/archive/2005...
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    How to extend TableAdapter methods

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    A number of posts have asked how to extend TableAdapters to support additional functionality. It may be related to supporting transactions across multiple updates, or how do I set the UserId as a parameter on an update statement that isn’t represented...
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    New Snippet Editor for beta 2!

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    (Posted by Steven Lees) One of the coolest things about code snippets is that in addition to the 400 or so that we include in the VB install, you can also make your own. We just posted a beta 2 update to the Snippet Editor--check it out on http://msdn...
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    What's Wrong with Online Help? (by Adam Braden)

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    If you’ve downloaded VB Express Beta2 and tried using online help, you’ll notice that your F1 help doesn’t quite seem right. It turns out there is a problem with help sending its request in the wrong order so the least relevant topic shows up in your...
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    Extending My

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    (Posted by Steven Lees) For those of you who are the Seattle area (or can get there this evening), Tyler Whitney from the VB team is going to be at the Seattle .NET Developers Association meeting tonight to talk about how the My feature is architected...
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    Check out the new VB IDE blog!

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    We've started a new blog on the Visual Basic IDE. The address is http://blogs.msdn.com/vbide . Check it out, and let us know what you think! Thanks, Lisa Feigenbaum Visual Basic Program Manager
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    The Wait Is Over - Download VB 2005 Beta 2 Now! (By PaulYuk)

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    Paul talks about the go-live of VB 2005 Beta 2 and points to some quick start resources. Check it out!
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    TableAdapters and Object Binding - Bridging the gap

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    In Whidbey we’ve done a lot of work to enable design time support for object based data binding. This leaves the question of how to load and save custom objects. How do developers get the rich functionality of DataSet but using their own object model? In this article I’ll describe some common infrastructure for building a set of base classes to enable round tripping your objects to/from the database....
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    I can no longer connect to the SQL Server on an XP SP2 machine!

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    After installing XP SP2 on the machine that runs my SQL Server, I found I could no longer access my SQL Server database from within the Visual Studio 2005 IDE or from any new applications created with Visual Studio 2005. Prior to installing SP2 the SQL...
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    Open letter to VB community

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    Jay discusses the MVP petition on VB6. Add your thoughts. We do want to hear them.
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    Chat with Eric Rudder

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    Join Eric Rudder, Sr. VP of the Server and Tools Business for a chat this Friday, March 18 at 10 AM Pacific time. Eric will have members of the Whidbey team at his side to tackle your questions. The chat is titled What's New in Whidbey? This is a great...
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    My First Post - and more on VB6 support (by Rob Copeland)

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    Wouldn't you know it. I finally decide to create a blog and work on my first post and then technology gets in the way. We have some issues here creating new blogs on msdn, so I've decided to post here instead. When I get blogs.msdn.com/robertco up and...
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    Visual Basic Chats in February

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    We're going to have four Visual Basic chats in February: Programming Essentials in Visual Basic .NET Tuesday, February 1, 2005, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. PST (20:00 - 21:00 GMT) Hosts: Robin Reynolds-Haertle, Todd Apley, Harry Kantamneni, Vladimir Sadov, Bill...
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    Data Design Time Changes Beta1 to Beta2

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    These are some of the feature changes we’ve made within the Data Design Time features. When I started writing this document I thought about making it a bulleted list, but then I realized this isn’t a Whidbey Feature list, it’s a delta from Beta1 to Beta...
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    VB Team in India

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    The VB Team is coming to India next week! Alan Griver ( http://blogs.msdn.com/vsdata ) and I will be visiting five cities for the final leg of the 2004 VB World Tour. It will be great to see India and meet up with VB developers over there. We'll be in...
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    Versioning Guidelines for Whidbey

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    Developers in the Bay area! Next week, John Rivard, a tech lead on the Visual Basic team, will be talking about best practices and gotchas when versioning .NET assemblies. Here's the talk abstract: This presentation addresses the topic of versioning ...
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    Some beta 2 feature changes

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    We’ve heard a lot of great feedback from VB developers about the Whidbey product this year, in many different ways. We visited a bunch of cities on our world wide user group tour ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/worldtour ); we’ve read blogs and newsgroups;...
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    Visual Basic Chats in October

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    We're going to have two data-related Visual Basic chats on the week of October 11th, 2004. The first chat is devoted to the Windows Forms DataGrid control, where you can get answers to your questions about some of the more subtle point about the control...
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    Why does the Typed DataSet generate FXCop violations?

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    For B1 we generated typed column events and event args. The Typed Column Events and Event Args have been cut and will be removed in Beta 2. The scenario will still be enabled as we’ll generate an event handler when needed in the designer. Please look...
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    Custom Controls in the Data Sources Window

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    This is a link to the sample that will accompany an upcoming article in CoDe magazine . http://windowsforms.net/samples/CustomControlSample.zip In this example I demonstrate several types of objects: 1:1, 1:Many and the use of Custom Controls. Thanks...
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    Transactional Update using TableAdapters

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    As promised, I’ve put together a sample that demonstrates how to create a transactional update using the new Whidbey TableAdapters. http://windowsforms.net/samples/ThreeLevelUpdate.zip In this sample I create a Parent, Child and Grandchild relationship...
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    Why can’t I drag from Server Explorer to my form?

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    This was one of the hardest decisions we had to make. We know this is a very intuitive way to work. I’ve got my database, and I want it on my form (period). Background First, lets look at what we had in 2002, 2003. In 2003 you could drag from Server Explorer...
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    VB Suggestions

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    I posted an update on the suggestions the VB team has received from the Product Feedback Center and what how they have been resolved. Check out my blog. http://blogs.msdn.com/rgreen_msft/archive/2004/08/25/220317.aspx Robert Green VB Program Manager
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    New article on My

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    There have been some great articles on My coming out over the past month. This article by Jesse Liberty provides some good examples of how My services can be integrated into applications. If you're working with the Beta, you may notice a few discrepancies...
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