Fundamentals of the .NET Framework class will be starting up at UCSD Extensions in San Diego, Ca
The WPF and Silverlight platforms are different in both available tooling and layout options.
After lots new coding and refactoring, dotNetTips.Utility 3.5 R2 is finally released! This assembly is much of the common code I have been writing for the past 9+ years all wrapped up in a nice package and easy to use. Here is just some of what is in the new version:New ClassesEmailTraceListener - Send emails [...]
As most of you might know (I hope) it is unwise to call methods on a Control from a non-UI thread. This can cause all sorts of issues. Actually, I think in most cases .NET will throw and Exception. If you need to set a property on a Control this is how you would properly [...]
Finally... Microsoft has released chart controls for .NET (only 8 years late). They include controls for Win and Web forms. To download go here:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=130f7986-bf49-4fe5-9ca8-910ae6ea442c&DisplayLang=en
If you need to convert RTF to text, here is a simple way of doing it: Public Shared Function ConvertRtfToText(ByVal input As String) As String Dim returnValue As String = String.Empty Using converter As New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox() converter.Rtf = input returnValue = converter.Text End Using Return returnValue End Function Tip Submitted By: David McCarter This code [...]