Articles Written by Paul Kimmel

Programming with Stored Procedures in Visual Basic .NET (Part 1)

Stored procedures are an excellent way to optimize complex business solutions for database applications. Learn how you can edit and run stored procedures in Visual Studio .NET and how to incorporate them into your Visual Basic .NET applications.

Where is Visual Basic 7?

While at Comdex, Paul was asked the question, 'Where is Visual Basic 7?' Paul helps to alleviate the concerns that Microsoft has abandoned Visual Basic.

Implementing a Custom TraceListener

A mainstay of software engineering is a concept called tracing. The basic idea is that you insert statements into your code that provide information about your application while it is running. (.NET)

Managing Low-Level Keyboard Hooks with the Windows API

To acquire a low-level hook into the keyboard, there is quite a bit of cryptic information involved. Paul makes it easy by showing you the several Windows API methods and the details for accomplishing this.

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