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'Re'implementing Interface Implementations: VB.NET vs. C#

Published 15 years ago

Let's say we have an interface implemented on a class. We want to create a subclass derived from the super class and change the implementation . The difference between C# and VB.Net make this a little tricky. So let's take a look at how it's done.

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Enhancing Design-Time Support in your Controls

Published 16 years ago

Server controls allow a page developer to drag and drop a page together in no to time. Most of these controls come "out of the box" with ASP.NET like the TextBox, the Label, the DataGrid and many other controls. Changing the appearance and behavior of these controls is often as easy as visually setting a few properties in the properties grid for your design application, like Visual Studio .NET or the Web Matrix.. To make this process even easier, many properties can be expanded and collapsed in the property grid. By collapsing a property like the Font style, you end up with a shorter and much cleaner property list, making it easier to locate and change your properties.

Adding these collapsible properties to your own server controls is possible as well. This article will guide you through the process of creating a simple server control that exposes a collapsible property in the property grid of visual designers like Visual Studio.NET or the Web Matrix.

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How Do I Insert 'Now Playing' Info to my Posts on P2P?

Published 16 years ago

Over the past few weeks, I received numerous e-mails from P2P contributors asking me how I was able to insert information in my signature at the Wrox P2P forum about the music I am listening to when I make the post. Some wondered if I had nothing to do at all, and had all the time in the world to insert this information manually. Others already had the idea I had automated this process and were interested in the technical solution of this, rather useless, feature.

In this article I'll explain where I got the idea for this automated signature, what techniques and concepts were involved, and where I found the information required to build the solution.

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Howto Use Embedded Images in a Pocket PC Application

Published 17 years ago

Pocket PC applications, just like ordinary Windows applications, often use images for all kinds of purposes, like Toolbar buttons, backgrounds, or just to spice up the User Interface. If you want to be certain that the images you're going need are always present on the device, you can embed them in the assembly, so they are always available. This article will explore the steps you need to perform to embed the image in the assembly, and how to retrieve the image again at runtime.

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