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    Re: What's your sport?

    Still playing (association) football at 42 and hope to keep going (albeit ever slower) for the rest of the decade...it helps that I am a goalkeeper
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    Re: Apple's next big thing

    And lo, it came to pass...
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    Re: Taking the "U" out of the UK

    will I have to get a new passport
    Yes

    will I be ineligible to vote in UK General Elections
    No - but if you are not resident in Scotland you should not be able to get a vote there

    will I have...
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    Re: Taking the "U" out of the UK

    Would the United Kingdom lose its permanent seat on the UN if Scotland votes for independence?
  5. VS 2012 Re: Printing - only shows if the printer paper size is over a certain size

    I suspect your printing commands are outside of the printable area when you select labels - so it is printing off the page.
    Check the e.Graphics properties in your PrintPage event handler - they...
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    Re: Whats your favorite program you have made?

    I wrote an app to make all your windows XMas tree shaped - I quite enjoyed that one :-)
  7. Re: What India Can Teach Silicon Valley About Its Gender Problem

    Another thing we need to look at is the idea that you need A-level maths in order to do an IT degree. This is causing us to import the A-level math existing gender balance to our industry.
  8. VS 2010 Re: Printing module not working on new program but works on old one

    If you are using the Visual Basic Powerpacks PrintForm component you need to specify the "FullWindow" argument
  9. Re: What India Can Teach Silicon Valley About Its Gender Problem

    The fact that the proportion of women in computing has been decreasing over the last 50 years is what might be considered "a smell" that there is more to this than passive demographics.
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    Re: what makes developers tick?

    If the technology solves a problem I currently have but haven't solved or solves a problem I have in an innovative/elegant way.


    I love the way that each discovery or learning opens another set...
  11. How do I route commands to the command handler using WCF/REST?

    Has anyone got any samples or good ideas on exposing the command handler part of a CQRS framework through REST?

    Ideally I'd like some way of generating the routing table "auto-magically" from...
  12. Re: Determine if Data was entered on a Form Vb.Net

    Hi - you will need to compile the component project first , then add it to the solution in which your form is that you want change monitoring on. (These forums don't allow uploading of compiled code...
  13. Re: Determine if Data was entered on a Form Vb.Net

    I did this by creating a form changed control
  14. VS 2012 Re: Anyone using Task-based Asynchronous Pattern (discussion)

    Not for database stuff but I use it extensively when dealing with web services.
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    Re: Why does .Net allow easy decompilation?

    Easy decompilation = easy debugging. If you set up the symbols path in visual studio you can trace a program right down from your code into the .NET framework code and back. Given that MS share all...
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    VS 2013 Re: Exception not caught

    I'd say the error occurs at line 78 because the server is not responding to your connection.Open() in a timely manner.
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    Re: Event source backed entities

    OK - on consideration, I think that there needs to be a "something" that turns an event stream or multiple event streams into an object - I'm calling this a snapshot. This is in charge of applying...
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    Re: If email adress has recived an email

    You could use the MailSystem.NET project on CodePlex.
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    Re: How much is my website worth?

    The market for URLs has low volume and high differentiation so I think the only way you will be able to get a valuation is to find a buyer.
  20. Re: Blat, Bray, Blare Blast, Etc... What noise do you find most obnoxious?

    The sound of one hand clapping...
  21. Re: Blat, Bray, Blare Blast, Etc... What noise do you find most obnoxious?

    Hammer-action masonry drill
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    Re: Cat team building

    Shroedinger's cat: Thinking outside the box
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    Re: Cat team building

    Cat team building.

    Topic III: Seize the felidae
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    Re: Return List will fail on WCF

    It probably isn't being serialized - because it isn't marked with a DataMember

    Also look at : CollectionDataContract to make the serialisation "nicer".
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    Re: Address Pointers

    You can invoke operations of a third party application if they are exposed - either through a COM interface or through the application front end (e.g. menus etc.)
    If they aren't you basically...
  26. Re: Using reflection - get an individual item from a property that is an object array

    True - this is more an aesthetic consideration than a performance issue...as it happens it is working well as is so I'll leave it well alone :-)
  27. [RESOLVED] Using reflection - get an individual item from a property that is an object array

    I have a data set that is in a peculiar setup - an array of "column" classes with properties "Name", "DataType" and "Values"

    The latter property is an array of values e.g.


    public...
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    Re: Printout Authentication

    This is heartbreakingly difficult in VB6 because it really requires multithreading. There's an article I wrote on it here but - if you can use .NET there is a much easier ready-made component I...
  29. VS 2010 Re: Get child handler via class name

    Basically yes - you need to use FindWindowEx to walk down the window tree..
  30. VS 2010 Re: Get child handler via class name

    I think SunAwtCanvas is a child of SunA***rame - and you have to drill down from one layer to the next...i.e find SunA***rame then do FindWindowEx on its handle to find SunAwtCanvas?
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    VS 2010 Re: Printing a text file or Textbox contents.

    Specifically the article "A beginner's guide to printing in .NET"..
  32. Re: Safest means and method to store usernames and passwords locally

    If you are storing passwords, don't store the password at all but rather store a 1-way hash of the password and then compare what the user enters (after hashing using the4 same algorithm) against...
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    Re: Programming: Keeping the fire

    The secret to maintaining motivation on a long project is "chunking" and one of the best side effects of unit testing or test driven development is that is naturally breaks the long slog into...
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    VS 2013 Re: Printing a table

    You need to write a function that draws a single cell of a table with the border style, location and text you want. Then making a table is just a case of calling this function many times in the...
  35. Re: How did you know and why did you join VBForums?

    I think I was looking for an API usage - I was doing a lot of that kind of thing back in those days and this site has a specific API forum so I knew there was a good chance of an answer.
  36. VS 2010 Re: print multiple pages with printdocument control

    Your page number static variable should be declared and set outside the PrintPage method - otherwise it will still hold the number it was set to when you previewed it... I suggest you use the...
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    Re: Visual Basic 6.0 lives until the year 2024

    Has anyone ported Gorilla.bas to .NET?
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    Re: Apple's next big thing

    It looks like my prediction is coming closer to fruition (if you can forgive the bad pun)
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    Away on holiday

    I'm off to the Hay festival tomorrow - a week without computers...
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    Re: Code Analysis (Warning)

    It is a fairly silly warning - but basically Microsoft want you to have all your API calls declared in a single class called "NativeMethods".... if it were me, I'd add this to the ignore list.
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