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    Re: TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    That's actually the easier part - because I will only have to adjust for LongPtr (instead of Long) -
    and after that recompile the RC6 using tB with win64-output-target (the RC6-Project only contains...
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    VB6 Cairo-Widgets Tutorial

    This is the "logical second step", after one got more familiar with Cairo-Drawing -
    in the preceding Tutorial here:...
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    Re: TwinBasic + RC + cross-platform

    This is already built-in on the "WidgetRoot" of any hosting cWidgetForm...

    To play around with that, just set:
    Form.WidgetRoot.DesignMode = True

    Olaf
  4. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Why do you ask? (you were already there...)
    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?869631-VB6-Tutorial-Vector-and-PixelGraphics-using-Cairo


    In case the question was with regards to...
  5. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    In my reading of it that sounds like he's going to support forms as clearly as he does modules and classes?
    [/QUOTE]

    I guess we will see, what exactly Wayne meant with that... ;)

    And as said...
  6. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Absolutely! That's the worst kind...
  7. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Ok, the "bickering-posts" are gone ... (including mine).

    JFYI, you were probably unaware, but a youtube-link to "Jordan Peterson" vanished along with them into the gutter.
    (can already feel...
  8. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    In the posting you probably mean (#152?), I've gone to some length' to explain what's:
    - the responsibility of a compiler
    - and what's better addressed by (Class)Libraries (no matter if a...
  9. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    That's not, how I understand the "100% goal".

    I understand it as "the language being 100% VB6-compatible" - and I think that goal is absolutely achievable
    (even for a VB6-compatible compiler...
  10. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Are you still onto the topic of that "Mo-Lo" account who's posting in the tB-issue-section on GitHub?

    What did you not understand in my reply, that it wasn't me who created this account.
    It's you...
  11. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I've known exactly what you meant with "the wrong idea", already the first time.

    But that doen't make it "the wrong idea".
    Keeping up the platform-independent support not only in the compiler,...
  12. Re: VB6 SQL-queryable Resources, based on ZipContainer-Files

    I don't see where the problem is...

    The FileName of any File in the \Res\ Folder (relative to the App.Path of the Project or Executable),
    is later reflected 1:1 in the Name-Field of the returned...
  13. Re: VB6 SQL-queryable Resources, based on ZipContainer-Files

    Generally, you can access the Zip-Contents via appropriate SQL-queries
    (as shown already in the Demo-Source in the opener-post)...

    And a proper SQL-String for your case (to select all...
  14. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I sure hope so as well... ;)

    I consider anything which would introduce ActiveX or OCX-stuff into a platform-independently planned compiler, as "the wrong idea".

    Any such "MS-dependency-heavy"...
  15. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    I'm not yet sure, what kind of concept Wayne plans with regards to:
    "VB6-compatible GUI support in an extended tB-Runtime-Lib".

    I seriously hope, that he doesn't plan to "re-invent, what's...
  16. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    TwinBasic (as a compiler, a "language") is not responsible to solve your points above.
    All it needs to focus on is, to provide the ability to compile VB6 *.cls and *.bas modules (as they are) - ...
  17. Re: Load Json data to Treeview by ScriptControl Activex With vb6

    Debug.Print New_c.JSONDecodeToCollection("{""a"":33,""b"":44}").Count

    Olaf
  18. Re: VB6 SQL-queryable Resources, based on ZipContainer-Files

    The ZipFile-extension (when FilePath's are passed) does not seem to support UTF8-Paths (like the rest of SQLite)...
    Will look into it in the appropriate C-Extension-Module later...

    But it's easy...
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    Re: Is there a 62-ary algorithm?

    Erm, ... please make that "6 Bits" instead of "8 Bytes" ...
    (in case you were talking about the resulting Base64-String after a Base64-Encoding of a ByteArray).

    An encoded Base64-String is...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    That sentence is absurd...



    In my previous post #194, I already gave you an example, which proves otherwise.

    Here it is again (this time with more comments for you, maybe that helps):

    ...
  21. Re: Integrate Node.js to VB6 (or RC6)

    Not quite right.
    The Browser is the Client - and NodeJS the (Web)Server...
    (so we have separate Processes, which can only communicate via sockets ... aka "http(s)-based RPCs")

    The...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    You think wrongly - not much more to say - other than that I can prove my claims, whereas you cannot.


    That's wrong, there's enough occasions, where you need to pass an instance of a "local...
  23. Re: VBFlexGrid Control (Replacement of the MSFlexGrid control)

    In ExtendedLastCol-mode, "Mouse-based"-resizing will not be possible (on the current last Column).

    And "Program-code-based"-ColWidth-changes on the current "last-column" will happily accept the...
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    Re: https://www.radbasic.dev/

    [About COM-ABI compatibility, as a requirement of any compiler, which wants to be 100% compatible...]



    Carles -again - this is wrong on so many levels (and the reason I'm not supporting your...
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    Re: VB6 Base58 encoding

    This site is not reachable (at least not from germany, not sure why...)

    But a local forum-search revealed this posting of jpbro...:...
  26. Re: Integrate Node.js to VB6 (or RC6)

    There's ways to configure e.g. VSCode to allow NodeJS-debugging for that IDE.

    Not sure, why you are not investing this "one day of configuring-efforts, until debugging works in VSCode" -
    and...
  27. Re: vb6 Fast ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    Just in case it was mine, please adjust the routine, resetting I = 0 before the second loop
    (or just use the complete code below).



    Option Explicit 'generic and simple Split-replacement as a...
  28. Re: vb6 Fast ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    Here's my own take on a "simple but performant also in IDE-mode" Split-Version which (when placed in a *.bas),
    overrides the Split-calls in your App (the original Split as always still available via...
  29. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    That might happen, if you didn't keep the Dlls from the zipped packages together in their "unzipped Folder-location".

    Perhaps make another attempt with the RC6BaseDlls.zip-Download?
    - unpack it...
  30. Re: vb6 Fast ReadFile, ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    Sure, "SuperNotepad by xiaoyao"... What's not to like? (now you're getting rich)....

    Just don't tell your Users, that they are not allowed to edit the first line of text in "SuperNotepad",...
  31. Re: Integrate Node.js to VB6 (or RC6)

    NodeJS's primary "modus operandi" is as a WebServer -
    (started at the commandline, or simply "shelled" by a VB6-ClientApp).

    There's several npm modules one can install, to make the usage of the...
  32. Re: vb6 Fast ReadFile, ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    [About the usefulness of artificial tests with Millions of Strings...]
    (from a related thread which got deleted)...


    No, you didn't...



    Sure, 300MB Dictionary-Files with 3Mio Strings in...
  33. Re: API For StrConv(Block, vbUnicode)

    There's no "bug in the design of VB6" ...
    All the bugs are in your own code (and in the way you express yourself).

    When will you learn, to post complete examples (in an uploaded *.zip)?
    And when...
  34. Re: vb6 Fast ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    Seems the xiaoyao account is now operating in chat-bot-mode again...
    (producing posts which make no sense at all).

    Olaf
  35. Re: vb6 Fast ReadLine,QuickSplit(Like streamReader.ReadLine)

    There is no such thing as "your algorithm" (the english comments alone are proof for that).

    It was in all likelihood copied from Merri's contributions, discussed and provided here:...
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    Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Interesting - thanks for digging into that...

    Olaf
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    Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Regarding "stack-duplication" - it's what Fibers usually ensure, to allow CoRoutine-like behaviour (without involving new threads) - hence my suspicion in #26, that "stuff like that" is probably...
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    Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Have written a ton of code in the last 30 years with VB6,
    but never a Routine which required more than "a handful" of params to pass to sub-routines.

    If you have "dozens of arguments" to pass...
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    Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    What I meant was, that you will have to check them all (to see an additional speedup-factor of about 3).


    3.7 * SpeedupFactorFromFromCheckingAllAdvancedOptions = 11.1 (roundabout)


    I don't...
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    Re: This forum is why VB6 is still usable today

    Not really... (since one can always use a real sub-routine instead) -

    Only for those who'd want to squeeze out the last bit of performance (in a 5-10% range)
    from a "heavy math-routine" which...
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