Archive for the 'Software Development' Category

Friday, December 7th, 2007

The Compact framework gives you a button control, but with no image or picture option. It also gives you a PictureBox control which of course you can assign an onclick event to, but there is no border or any control over the appearance when it is clicked on. So this article describes how to create […]

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

I have discovered an issue relevant to Premium edition upwards. One of my SB apps uses the Win API call FindWindow to check if an instance of the application is already running.  The FindWindow call takes two parameters a 'class' and the window caption you are looking for. If you're not sure of the class […]

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Posting XML from Visual Basic 6 is pretty straightforward.  One would think.  But like many development tasks which you'd expect to take an hour or two, this one turned into a couple of days. First of all, How are you going to get the XML across the wire ?  To answer this the easiest method […]

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