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September / October 1998
The latest news from the Editor's Desk... plus a rant on the Sun/Microsoft Interim Decision
Jim Karabatsos in soapbox mode - this time defending developers' (much maligned) service levels.
Microsoft Visual Basic
Passing Recordsets via HTTP
Jim Karabatsos takes a look at the newest way to move data around.
Stephen Grieger and accomplices present a "funny" application - with some neat twists.
Where never the twain should meet?
Some observations from the GUI Computing crew about managing VB 5 and VB 6 co-existence.
ADO 2 - The Next Generation
Jason Tyro takes a Trek around ADO 2's new features.
Sorting Numbered Documents
Rupert Walsh extends VB's built-in sort options to handle document numbers.
Pop(up) goes the Value!
Rupert Walsh details how to create Functions with pop-up value lists
Jim Karabatsos discovers that there are still a few data control gotchas to be found.
Socket to me
Ross Mack explores the wonderful world of sockets programming.
A Simple Discussion Forum
Harrassed by Jim and Ross, Mark Trescowthick presents an ASP discussion forum.
Displaying Server Directory Structure on the Web
Rupert Walsh presents Dir2HTML, a server-side VB component.
Exploring the VB6 WebClasses
Matthew Gray dives in to perhaps VB6's most exciting new feature.
Excel, Y2K and CSV
Dermot Balson highlights a very nasty Y2K gotcha in Excel's handling of CSV files.
Some Fun with GetRows
Ross Mack presents some interesting observations on GetRows performance with ADO and SQL Server.
Multiple recordsets? I don't think so...
Continuing the ADO/SQL Server theme, Ross documents an "interesting" problem where SQL Server wants to return multiple recordsets - even if you don't.
Registering Remote Components
Sick of chasing rogue component versions around a host of development PCs? Ross Mack was...
A generic solution to getting Autorun to display HTML files, from Ross Mack and Mark Trescowthick.
Two Wise men, Four Wise Choices
Two (allegedly) wise men - Brett Sheppard and Ross Mack - take at look at the revamped Wise Installer range.
The Ultimate Q & A
The net's best developer Newsgroup archive.
The Woolly Fractal - Sheep as Chaos Theory
The Microsoft Page
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