Category Archives: Other Site Sources

Resources, code, or downloads from sites other than this one.

FREE eBook – Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET

This is another resource that how been around for awhile but is still plenty useful and helpful. Especially if your a Visual Basic 5.0/6.0  developer making the move to Visual Basic.NET. It is pretty large and covers a wide range of areas taking up TwentyOne(21x) Chapters. It goes over The differences between VB Classic and .NET to Resolving Upgrade Issues and Preparing your Applications for the Upgrade. Below is a small excerpt…


Excerpt…

Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET is the complete technical guide to upgrading Visual Basic 6 applications to Visual Basic .NET, covering all upgrade topics from APIs to ZOrders. It shows how to fix upgrade issues with forms, language, data access, and COM+ Services, and how to upgrade applications with XML Web services, ADO.NET, and .NET remoting. It also provides big-picture architectural advice, a reference of function and object model changes, hundreds of before-and-after code samples, and a CD packed with useful examples.


If you are interested in this resource, then click this link to check it out. Try this link as well. Have fun 🙂

Jason

How to set up a RichTextBox control for WYSIWYG printing in VB 6.0

For Visual Basic 6.0 and older – The SelPrint method of the RichTextBox control does not allow a programmer to set the position of the output on the printer. In addition, the RichTextBox control does not provide a method for displaying its contents as they would show up on the printer. This article explains how to set up a RichTextBox with a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) display and then how to print it.

Click here to go to the Microsoft page

Jason

Coding4Fun Developer Pack 2008 vol. 1

The Coding4Fun Developer Pack 2008 vol. 1 is a collection of tools which have been developed to abstract the complexity of doing software development using common Windows Vista APIs.

Features include drag ‘n drop controls and components, SmartTags, Visual Basic and Visual C# source code for all tools and samples as well as complete QuickStarts and APIs documentation.

 Click here to go to the Microsoft page

 

            Jason

How To Capture and Print the Screen, a Form, or Any Window (Microsoft)

This article shows how to capture any form or window including the screen into a Visual Basic 6.0 picture object. Once the on-screen image is captured in the picture object, it can easily be printed using the PaintPicture method of the Visual Basic Printer object.

Click here to go to the Microsoft page

Edit: For got to include the link to the MS website.

Jason

Revised: 2015