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  1. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    That last statement - that was true. If you got on the CB and did not follow protocols you were nearly banned. Even switching channels had a protocol...

    With the CB, you always knew about cops,...
  2. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Driving from CT to St. Charles Missouri, and back, for example. In my bosses Cadillac, 1984 model of some sort, with the required CB radio (to talk to the truckers) and of course an 8-track...

    ...
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Who else remembers when the fast lane was called the Monfort Lane? Traveling the US in the 70's and 80's...I'm dating myself here, lol!
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    Re: Musk buys Twitter

    Truth Social is a newer platform. Trump got all those Twitter followers during the 2016 election and his 4 year term.

    Do any of you actually use Twitter? I do - fully. And the changes made by...
  5. Re: I did a bad thing but want to learn how it worked

    One of my silly old 10 commandments - ALWAYS ALIAS a table and fully qualify your field names. Lofty goal - and certainly ignored in places like that sub-query, where it's failure to run in the full...
  6. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Dawn is our most common liquid dish detergent - it's tough on grease



    Riker is known for slapping his palm against his forehead - kind of fits the dad-joke nicely...
  7. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I just discovered, that if you start a post on one PC - and then find out the image you want to upload is on another PC, that when you start a new post on that other PC, it gives you that RESTORE...
  8. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Bump? That's the best you could do? A random word would be more in the line of what Post Race demands!

    Or a silly joke, that will probably only make sense to those in the USA...
  9. Re: Has anyone here written to the UPS API and know where the intro guide is?

    That appears to be a dead link, at least from northeast USA...
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    VS 2019 Microsoft Graph SDK

    Anyone working with the Microsoft Graph SDK?

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/sdks/sdks-overview

    TIA!
  11. Re: How do I get IIS to see my barcode font

    I found that PDFSharp natively does Barcodes without using a FONT. Happy day!


    Dim barcode As BarCodes.BarCode = New BarCodes.Code3of9Standard()
    barcode.Text = "028132"
    barcode.StartChar = "*"...
  12. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Lol!
  13. [RESOLVED] How do I get IIS to see my barcode font

    I've installed a barcode font on a web server. That web server has code that uses PDFSharp - on the server, to create .PDF files for download. I need to use the "Free 3 of 9 Regular" font in that...
  14. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I just had an incredible programming moment - that only other programmers would understand.

    The setup...last week, while I was training someone, and they were going back and forth from tab to...
  15. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Three! Slightly hard to find on the third.
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    Re: Best place to purchase MS SQL Standard

    @Shaggy - thanks for this info - I'll see if I can make some kind of connection to a license program like that. I am doing this for a project I'm working on myself.
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    Best place to purchase MS SQL Standard

    I've unfortunately come across the need to use TDE encryption on three databases, and that requires me to purchase MS SQL Standard edition.

    Anyone with experience on a good place to make a...
  18. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    You do realize that my post had ZERO to do with databases.

    It was about syntax constructs and what is allowed in the way of a neat and useful exploitation of an existing class to do something...
  19. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    I'm just a developer - never put a LANGUAGE in front of myself.

    I'm helping a client (from a project management perspective) on a two-year implementation of an Enterprise system written 40+ years...
  20. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    I've only ever used Interitance this one time and it supported a requirement to not touch decade old report writer logic. This was an incredible win for me - we were able to release an update to...
  21. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    This code:


    Do While rsPrint.State <> 0
    Do While booGotRS ' rsPrint.EOF = False
    booOnPage = True
    For i = 0 To rsPrint.Fields.Count - 1
    ...
  22. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    Simple - I was wondering if in VB6, is there even syntax to allow you to "Inherit" an existing class - such as a SqlDataReader, and in the code, OVERRIDE just some functions?

    I know how to do that...
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    Re: Stop whining - just get numb

    My Italian half is great grandparents that came from Sicily late 1800's.

    And then my Italian grandfather that married into that family, he came from Calabria around 1905.

    Both regions are...
  24. Thread: .NET to VB6

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    Re: .NET to VB6

    Is the following VB .Net code just a library in action? Or are the required "language constructs" needed to accomplish this a .Net only thing?

    Do all libraries allow for you to "inherit" such as...
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    Re: Stop whining - just get numb

    Good on you for even engaging these leftists - I bowed out several years ago!

    Being a constitutional conservative in the USA has become a problem and those outside the country love to criticize us...
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    Re: Our first demo!

    I finally stumbled upon that old post from Mendhak, over 16 years ago, saying I was missing "the beauty of ASP.NET and the web"!

    Wow how times have change - that old VB6 program that gave me a...
  27. VS 2022 Re: Need help with GUI for Service application

    I use code like this - written many years ago...lots of stuff in the way, but the bottom line communication code is shown.


    Private Function SendReader(cqMS As MemoryStream, ByRef...
  28. VS 2022 Re: Need help with GUI for Service application

    You will need a way to communicate with the service app. Many ways to accomplish, I'm sure...

    I've used HTTP listeners to communicate between service apps and UI apps.

    You could go primitive...
  29. Re: Trying to get a date from a large number

    Wow - I totally misunderstood this question.

    You did not mean dinner and a movie. Right? Granted this is a programmer forum, and I do not judge!
  30. Re: [RESOLVED] Why does C# allow direct access to private members of an object?

    How I use Closure - this is JS, but concept is the same.

    Simple example:

    Here I am calling a function that will open an EDIT window in the browser.

    It allows you to edit the "report...
  31. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Notice the stray "2" in the upper right corner of this comic by Bizarro. He started adding this number so people would know how many "hidden symbols" to looks for.

    The "eyeball" is easy to find -...
  32. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    My Great Blue Heron chases away our Egrets - eats whatever it wants!


    https://youtu.be/xBqk6OcZYDM
  33. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Cities get "incorporated" in CT - not sure that works in each state government the same way.

    Most of the time, "counties" contain "cities" - in the case of New York City, is contains "five...
  34. Re: Moving from .Net Remoting to Anonymous Pipes, equivalent of Activator.GetObject

    Not sure if this will be of any assistance...

    App I wrote a while ago had 4 services running listening on HTTPListener's - that's besides the point.

    For transmitting data, I created a CLASS,...
  35. Anyone using SAML Authentication with Azure AD

    I'm interested in implementing Azure AD authentication to my web app.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/fundamentals/auth-saml

    Anyone doing with with IIS on the backend?
    ...
  36. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Basic
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    Re: Write a Rest API service.

    My backend webservices most likely do not conform fully to REST protocols

    https://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/pubs/dissertation/rest_arch_style.htm

    ...but faking it works as well...


    Option...
  38. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I'm busy for a few days, come back to check the Post Race and, wow, yikes - I got no words.

    Let's move on, nothing to see here!

    Random word of the day: Branch
  39. Re: Made a scrolling sine wave but it is very slow. Is there a better way?

    Shaggy - at least you looked at the code!

    Teaching people is not about telling them what not to do. It's about helping them navigate what they are trying to do!
  40. Re: Looking for ideas on how to handle grid printing

    fwiw...I am making progress.

    I've decided to separate how to "determine" the print style to instead working on "print suggestion" logic. That work has to be done regardless.

    Right now I'm...
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