Sudoku is a logic-based location puzzle game normally played using numbers. This is simply an introduction to some of the facets of VB .NET using the mathematics behind Sudoku.
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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.
Study the effect of the dollar sign on reducing the size of Visual Basic 6.0 applications.
Learn about two add-ins, one for case sensitivity and one for a non-case sensitive search.
To begin writing raw PDF files, you need a solid working knowledge of PostScript—and that's not pretty. In reality, you need a complete PDF library that handles all your document-creation needs.
Visual Basic 9 (codename: Orcas) promises exciting new features to make developers' lives easier, especially in the areas of data access and management. Get a feature preview of a few standouts.
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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.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to use a for loop to loop through all of the images found on a web page and save them via the DownloadFile method of the WebClient object.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.