MSDN Magazine May 2004
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My last three Basic Instincts columns have examined techniques for using asynchronous delegates and creating secondary threads. Those columns demonstrated how to introduce multithreaded behavior into your applications.
MSDN Magazine September 2004
MSDN Magazine June 2004
Visual Studio 2010 lets you create applications that target versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework from 2.0 to 4, and each step in between. We take a look at how multi-targeting works in Visual Studio today, and explain how you should approach multi-targeting in your projects.
MSDN Magazine June 2010
Dig into the new co- and contravariance features coming in Visual Studio 2010. Binyam Kelile provides hands-on Visual Basic examples to explain how they provide more flexibility when working with generic interfaces and delegates.
MSDN Magazine March 2010
Collection Initializers are a great addition to the language and allows concise syntax in order to initialize both framework and user defined collection types.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
Error corrections are an essential part of the Visual Basic coding experience. This article explores the many error correction features offered by Visual Basic and provides a glimpse at the future release of Visual Studio 2010.
MSDN Magazine July 2009
XML comments provide an easy and effective way to document your code. We'll show you how to use and customize XML comments in your Visual Basic projects.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
Reflection is useful for debugging and logging and otherwise providing the type information you need. Here you'll see how to use reflection on COM types.
MSDN Magazine January 2009
Learn how to use Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), XAML, and the deep XML support in Visual Basic to generate user interfaces dynamically.
MSDN Magazine October 2008
Jared Parsons demonstrates a technique to achieve maximum performance from LINQ queries on large sets of data in order to create a responsive user interface.
MSDN Magazine August 2008
In this month's column, learn how to integrate your own My Namespace extension into the Visual Basic development environment using the My Extensibility feature.
MSDN Magazine April 2008
With Visual Basic 9.0, working with XML gets much easier for developers. Here's a look at some of the new features, including LINQ support, XML literals, embedded expressions, XML properties, and XML Schema IntelliSense.
MSDN Magazine February 2008
This column discusses one of the new features of Visual Basic 2008-Extension Methods. This powerful new feature was introduced to support LINQ. See what extension methods are, how to apply them yourself, and get some great usage tips.
Adrian Spotty Bowles
MSDN Magazine November 2007
Visual Basic 2008 provides type inference to get the language ready to take advantage of LINQ and make your code more robust.
MSDN Magazine October 2007
Sample the basic concepts of lambda expressions, explore their benefits, and witness how to use them to write more expressive programs.
MSDN Magazine September 2007
Scott Wisniewski digs into LINQ and builds a custom query provider to create queries in real-world apps.
MSDN Magazine August 2007
This month, Office Open XML, which allows ASP.NET and SharePoint developers to read, write, and generate Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on the server without running an Office desktop application there.
MSDN Magazine November 2006