It's time to get excited about this list of major updates and improvements to Visual Studio 2017.
Latest .NET 3.0 (VB) Articles
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.
Encryption and keeping secrets depends on large prime numbers that are too big to crack by brute force. .NET framework 4.0 introduces the BigInteger that has no theoretical upper and lower bounds.
Learn how to get your Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application to open in its last location before it was closed using VB.NET and application settings.
Learn a few suggestions for using listviews, comboboxes, and other controls from this code that you can incorporate into your own applications..
Elevate your SQL game (a little bit) with CROSS APPLY and OUTER APPLY.
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
With the addition of the C/C++ extension to Visual Studio Code, you might have what is needed in a small, cross-platform editor.
Explore how to access the data from a JsonResult object and display it in a browser. An example is given so you can follow along.
Learn what GUIDs are, how to randomly generate GUIDs, and how to copy them. Examples are given both in C# and VB.NET.
Onion Architecture addresses the challenges faced with 3-tier and n-tier architectures, and provides a solution for common problems.