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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    We know what you said, and I said what I said, and he said what he said, you asked a question and I answered it, when does this ever end?

    By the way, I said the above. This forum...
  2. Re: Question: Forum/mattermost/Facebook - Why aren't we out there?

    No, as the subject of this post suggests they still exist and are blossoming within the open source communities.

    They simply matured and the interface improved, user control &c. Mattermost allows...
  3. Re: Question: Forum/mattermost/Facebook - Why aren't we out there?

    Not hearing of something does not reduce its capability just your knowledge of it. It is worth investigating. It promotes more of a 'team' effort and it does not impede use of the forum.

    Chat vs...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    Yes, you did in your reply but I missed the bit where TheImp said he wrote it in VB6. So, I agree, that would be rather difficult considering the runtime and the APIs &c &c.

    However, I DID write...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    It is easy enough to write a Disc Operating System with a GUI. Well, it is definitely well within the capabilities of one man. I wrote one for the Sinclair Spectrum 48k. It was a clone of DOS and I...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    The Windows search is well known for not being able to find the file that is staring you right in the face. You can see the file in the current folder but a Windows search may find nothing that...
  7. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Don't just say so, show us! Pictures please.
  8. Question: Forum/mattermost/Facebook - Why aren't we out there?

    This forum is a good place to request help but forgive me if I'm wrong, we don't seem to push our presence anywhere else. I don't see a thriving VBForums VB6 Facebook page nor do we maintain a...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    Well, an interesting tool and it shows that some are at least on the same page as me.

    But, if that Utopia site is anything to go by, that tool produces bloody slow-loading websites and crap code!...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    A new version of the o/s? They are just pissing around with the UI again, rounded corners - my arse...

    As if rounded corners, some new icons and a rejigged start menu make a new o/s?

    If I came...
  11. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    You'll be back!
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    I will NOT use Win10. Windows XP for me and Win 7 for 64bit operation, mostly development. When Win 7 is no longer usable due to security reasons, Kubuntu + wine and eventually ReactOS - but never...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    Still using windows 7 and loving it.
  14. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    You lot must be up to something VB6-ish, do let us know what you are working on. Do you just work on one project, do you multi-project or do you have side projects?
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    Re: Bazaar behavior

    Bizarre being in a bazaar, but barely bizarre beyond a bazaar. Bizarre eh?

    Does anyone want to buy this gourd? It's worth at least three shekels!
  16. Re: VB6 QUESTION: Tool for creating a VB6 preference/config utility?

    FYI- I think I am going to create this tool myself as it does not seem to exist already.

    The idea is that it will use existing XML as the input and will create a preference or config screen...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    Regardless of anything, the important thing seems to be missed - it's going to 11, not 10 but 11. All the way to eleven.
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    I have made some progress on that communication 'chat' utility that I am working on. The preferences/config screen read/validates and writes user configuration changes to a config file in the user...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    Who said they were upset? Are you? Not me.

    However, absorbing and accepting the corporate bullship that comes with any Microsoft or Apple release is another thing entirely...
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    All the advantages of the Linux desktop with all the disadvantages of the Windows desktop.
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    That was just corporate bullship guaranteed to last as long the current management was in place and no longer. Does anyone here still believe a single thing that MS says?
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    Re: Windows 11 coming soon

    No. What will happen is that the new Windows will go up to 11, not just 10 like any other o/s but up to 11.
  23. Re: VB6 QUESTION: Tool for creating a VB6 preference/config utility?

    Dil, please, no. Don't take things the wrong way. I don't want the thread to be derailed. I'm just asking if anyone knows of such a tool
  24. Re: VB6 QUESTION: Tool for creating a VB6 preference/config utility?

    Dil, sorry but I don't really care at the moment about the past of VB6 and how RAD it is, that is all past history, I was merely using it as an example to demonstrate how this tool/method is...
  25. Re: VB6 QUESTION: Tool for creating a VB6 preference/config utility?

    A couple of images of prefs screens from other .js/XML projects that I maintain showing you the sort of thing that you can easily create without worrying about formatting, placement, validation nor...
  26. VB6 QUESTION: Tool for creating a VB6 preference/config utility?

    I am working on a tool to exchange encypted text/data via a network. It is a just a little tool for myself and a friend, a migration from .js using the YWE framework to put javascript on the desktop....
  27. [RESOLVED] VB6 QUESTION: Unexpected Error when running compiled binary

    I'll mark this one as resolved straight away as I have the solution but I thought it was worth logging in case someone else experiences the same error.

    My program compiles and runs well on 64bit...
  28. Re: Getting the ball rolling. Which VB6 projects are you working on?

    Because I do become bored and have an inclination to do the thing that interests me more than the thing I should be doing... I have to have a side-project or two to distract me when I am bogged down...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    That was the sort of answer I wanted for the questions I asked right in the beginning... thankyou.

    I'm looking for the tools others are using in their experience to overcome the limitations of the...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    unLoad Me
    unLoad Me
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    Not working.
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    But you can't see the door whilst you paint it as you are blindfolded. You have to go the neighbour's houses and look through their polaroid photos they've taken of your house to see whether you've...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    - and it entirely depends upon what you are building. Horses for courses. If you are building a simple app for the web or the other place then all that scalability is just unnecessary. The...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    unLoad Me is not working
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    My brother describes himself as a "turd polisher", I didn't realise he was in charge.

    With regard to this thread, I am going to try something:

    unLoad Me
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    GOTO 100 Repeat from start of thread...
  36. Re: What's the best way for me to distribute my VB6 program?

    Setting up a Joomla site is not easy-peasey as it requires some knowledge of that CMS but having said that it is entirely do-able by a CMS noob. My route can't be yours as I have a site already set...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Decent javascript IDE

    Yes, thoroughly understood. I was just hoping that someone, somewhere had found a solution that worked in all cases that I was unaware of. I will pop my head up again in five year's time and ask the...
  38. Re: What's the best way for me to distribute my VB6 program?

    I am doing roughly the same at the moment. Setting up a small site to handle the distribution of a program that I am making. It will be Joomla, probably an older version as that will be fun, and it...
  39. Re: What's the best way for me to distribute my VB6 program?

    So this comes down to - When you have a specific requirement but expect it to be achieved for free by someone out there on the web...

    If you have a requirement expect to pay for it. If you want...
  40. Re: What's the best way for me to distribute my VB6 program?

    Softpedia would be suitable for that amount of downloads, the uploading process is easy.

    This is one of mine that has received 7,000 downloads but I have others that have received less there....
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