Richard Newcombe takes a look at Bitmap Animations in VB.NET. VB6 made extensive use of API's to load and initialize large quantities of smaller images. .NET has the GDI+ dynamic library, with a large selection of graphic classes and functions, which means that we no longer require API's to manipulate images.
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Discover how to Interact with the objects on a playing field. The article uses a game as a base for the code.
This article is part two of an introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. It covers how to navigate through the different menus and tools. It specifically covers Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition. Read along to learn how to write a very simple Hello World application using Windows Forms.
Is some of your business logic in code and some in SQL Server? Then, just call the SQL from the .NET framework and the .NET framework from SQL with CLR integration. Here are all the steps you need to get started.
Memory mapped files use the system's memory manager and lets you treat large files as if they were in-memory objects, supporting extremely large file access, faster access, and multiple, simultaneous processes accessing the same file.
Use this macro to generate backups from Microsoft Visual Studio solution's context menu
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
Explore the differences that webforms programmers moving to MVC might encounter in user controls.
Discover two ways that you can use Visual Basic to save colors.
Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.