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Archive for January 10th, 2013

Disable e-mail notifications on Google+ | How To – CNET

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/10

Disable e-mail notifications on Google+ | How To – CNET.

Posted in G+: GooglePlus, Power User, SocialMedia | Leave a Comment »

Converting Visual Studio 2003 WinForms to Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010/2012 partial classes (via: Duncan Smart’s Weblog)

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/10

In the .NET 1.x past, the WinForms designers in Visual Studio .NET and Visual Studio 2003 would put the C# or VB.NET code containing the form code as the InitializeComponent method of the top most class monolithic C# and VB.NET files that also contain the user code (for events and such).

As of Visual Studio 2005 (actually: Whidbey and higher), this code is based on partial classes. For each form (actually designable entity, but lets limit this to WinForms forms) you get a MyForm.cs and MyForm.Designer.cs

As a side note, with a bit of effort, you can generate the Windows Form Designer generated code yourself as this answer shows. This is for instance convenient when you have form definitions in a different technology and want to convert it to WinForms, WPF or another form of designer based .NET code.

I long time ago I wrote a short manual for co-workers on converting the monolithic files (for people interested, it is below).

Since then I found a couple of very interesting links: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in .NET, .NET 1.x, .NET 2.0, .NET 3.0, C#, C# 1.0, C# 2.0, C# 3.0, C# 4.0, C# 5.0, Development, Software Development, Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio 2002, Visual Studio 2003, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2008, Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio and tools, WinForms | 1 Comment »

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