Articles tagged Visual Basic

19 February 2016
19 February 2016

Using C# to Create PowerShell Cmdlets: The Basics

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Although PowerShell Cmdlets are usually written in PowerShell, there are occasions when the level of integration with existing C# or VB libraries is awkward to achieve with PowerShell. Yes, you can write Cmdlets in C# perfectly easily, but until now it has been tiresome to discover how. Now Michael Sorens shows you the simple route to writing effective C# Cmdlets.… Read more
15 April 2015
15 April 2015

Alan Cooper: Geek of the Week

Alan Cooper helped to debug the most widely-used PC language of the late seventies and early eighties, BASIC-E, and, with Keith Parsons, developed C-BASIC. He then went on to create Tripod, which morphed eventually into Visual Basic in 1991. Alan remains enthusiastic and interested in development with strong views on Agile and Pair Programming.… Read more
04 November 2010
04 November 2010

The New Features in C#4.0

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The co-evolution of Visual Basic and C# is increasingly going to bring the feature-set of those languages closer together. So, having walked us through the new language enhancements available in VB 2010, Hima Vejella now completes the picture by walking us through the new features in C#4.0.… Read more
16 April 2010
16 April 2010

Deploying Reports using the ReportingServices2005 Class and the RS Utility

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Much of the routine administration of Reporting Services (SSRS), such as the routine deployment of RDL reports, can be automated by using the Reporting Service 2005 class library and web services. To make things easier, Microsoft supply the RS utility to run Visual Basic code as a script. It is an intriguing system, with a lot of potential, as Greg Larsen explains.… Read more