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August, 2004

  • The Visual Basic Team

    Why are the Data Components no longer on the Toolbox?

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    The short answer: We’ve updated from untyped, configured DataAdapters to Typed, Code Generated classes similar to the type DataSet for DataAdapters. Using the Data Sources Window, add a new Data Source then drag the results to your form...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    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...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    Visual Basic chats in August 2004

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    I've just finished scheduling the Visual Basic .NET chats for August (and two Thrursdays chats for Visual Basic 2005), and they are now live on the MSDN chat site . ADO.NET with Visual Basic .NET August 3, 2004, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. PST (20:00 - 21...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    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...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    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...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    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...
  • The Visual Basic Team

    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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