Learn how to take a string and convert it into an enumeration value.
Latest Enumerations Articles
The documentation on Microsoft's flags enumerations is rather sketchy at best, but offers a more ideal solution for a great many problems. The problem is, with such little documentation it can be very time consuming to figure out how to use them correctly. Here is a small walkthrough explaining a relatively simple means of interacting with them through use of the bitwise OR operator.
How to convert a string value to a given enumeration type using System.Reflection.
Latest Developer VideosMore...
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
Become more proficient on the usage of statements to control the flow of execution through a C++/CLI application.
Following what you learned in an earlier column, continue with the I/O theme and take a look at the functionality available in the "Directory" class.
Come see some of the exciting and useful new features that will be available with Visual Basic 14 and Windows 10.
Most developers face a grueling challenge to please their end users. We asked their top challenge is. With over 3,000 responses, the results are now available!