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A blog on Visual Basic, community, business, and fun.
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    Adventures in Local Data – Episode III

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    This week I’m kicking off a series of posts dedicated to learning programmers, enthusiasts and professionals who want to adventure in the land of local data using Visual Basic and SQL Express. My goal is to explain new concepts in local data and to pass...
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    Tune in for VB @ PDC '05 highlights this week

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    Hi –it’s been a while since I’ve written in my blog. It’s been a pretty busy and “heads-down” summer for me (and the team), between working on our FY06 plans for migration, community engagement, and out-of-the box content. We’ve also been getting ready...
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    MsgBox(“Hello World”)

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    A blog about Visual Basic, community, business, and fun. This is Paul's first post....
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    The Wait Is Over - Download VB 2005 Beta 2 Now!

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    If you haven't seen the news yet, several editions of Visual Basic 2005 Beta and Visual Studio 2005 Beta are available for download. Here is some information to get you started. Please feel free to comment with any questions. Good reading: Ken Getz...
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    New Starter Kits Posted - It's a Good Day for VB Hobbyists

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    I hope you don't have weekend plans this summer, because they're about to get delayed. :) There are two new fun starter kits just posted online. Card Game Starter Kit: a complete blackjack game, customizable source code, and a framework to...
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    New PAG book & tool to help learn VB6 to VB.NET migration approaches

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    Jackie GoldStein , a partner and friend of ours just created a great post talking about the new resources created by the MS Patterns and Practices Team. I think these are must have assets for any team thinking about an upgrade. Here are a few more...
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    Helpful article about writing data access code

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    Jackie Goldstein wrote a helpful article about using the strongly typed Dataset and TableAdapter objects to write data access code. This approach is much easier than directly using SQLCommand, SQLAdapter, and DataReader objects. Article: http://msdn...
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    VB Futures Announced at PDC

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    Have you seen the buzz about the Visual Basic Futures that have been announced today? Paul Vick introduces project LINQ in his blog entry , and Alan Griver discusses the announcement in his blog entry . You can think of this as giving...
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    Lost and found

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    You may have noticed that some of our posts like "Adventures in Local Data ..." disappeared from the site last Friday. From what I understand the MSDN blogs server was in a bad "pre-update" state when I posted. I don't have an ETA for that to be restored...
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