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VB.NET Developer Community

Visual Studio .NET

VS.NET General Discussion

Anything related to Visual Studio and not covered in a topic forum. Please use a specific forum from the list below if able!
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Installation related issues with Visual Studio itself (this is not for application deployment discussion)
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IDE

Anything concerning the Visual Studio IDE
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.NET Framework

In depth discussion of the .NET Framework
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.NET Core

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Security/Obfuscation

Security related discussion pertaining to configuration, development, and deployment etc.
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Localization and i18n (Internationalization)

Discussion on localizing and internationalizing
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Accessibility

Developing applications in compliance with accessibility requirements/mandates
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Third Party/Add-Ins

Discussions on Third Party Add-Ins for Visual Studio's IDE, Code Libraries, etc.
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Web Resources

Add your favorite web resources, code libraries, links and more...
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Training, Conferences, Events

Resources/Discussion for VB.NET Training, Learning, Conferences, and Events, etc.
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Testing, Quality Control, Debugging

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Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

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Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)

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Expression Suite

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Silverlight

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VB.NET

VB.NET General Discussion

VB.NET general discussion area
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Windows Forms

Discussion related to Winforms application development
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Graphics/GDI+

Graphics discussion for VB.NET applications, Winforms, Web, Compact Framework, etc.
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Windows Services

Windows service development discussion
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Remoting

Discussion related to VB.NET remoting, concepts, techniques, etc.
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Console Application

Discussion related to development of console applications
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Component Development

Development of components with VB.NET
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Add-In Development

Discussions related to developing Add-Ins
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Security

Discussion on securing VB.NET applications, end-user configuration, application activation, etc.
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Deployment

Discussions related to installation, patching/updates, no touch deployment, etc.
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Third Party Products

Discussion on third party components for VB.NET
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ASP.NET

ASP.NET General Discussion

General discussion on ASP.NET development with VB.NET
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Web Forms

Discussion on web forms related topics, web form development, techniques, etc.
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Web Services

Anything about web service development with VB.NET
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Caching

Discussion related to caching, session and state management, etc.
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Web Configuration

Discussion of all .config related files
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Web Component Development

Discussion on developing web controls
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Using Components/Controls

Discussion about server controls and related components for ASP.NET development
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Web Security

Discussion related to ASP.NET security configuration, deployment considerations, user permissions, etc.
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Web Deployment

Everything related to packaging and deploying ASP.NET applications and components
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IIS

Discussion on any IIS configuration and related topics to ASP.NET development with VB.NET
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E-Commerce

Discussion on building ASP.NET e-commerce solutions
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Hosting

Anything related to hosting asp.net sites, providers, considerations, troubleshooting, etc.
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Third Party Web Tools

Discussion on third party support for ASP.NET development
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Design / CSS

Web Page Design, Cascading Style Sheets, etc.
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MV*

Discussion about using MVC, MVP, etc. (pattern development)
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Razor

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Mobile Development

Windows Phone General Discussion

Discussion related to Windows Phone development
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Compact Framework General Discussion

Anything related to Compact Framework and Smart Device development, not related in a topic forum below
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Compact Framework Data Access

Data access techniques with Compact Framework applications
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Compact Framework Components/Controls

Information related to component use and development for Compact Framework use
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Database

Database General Discussion

General discussion on database related topics
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ADO.NET

Anything regarding DataAdapters, DataReaders, DataSets, etc.
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MS Access

Related discussions using Access and JET as the backend
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SQL Server

Discussion related to SQL Server and MSDE with VB.NET development
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XML

All about XML here
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Oracle

All topics related to using Oracle as a backend with VB.NET
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MySQL

Discussion on using MySQL as a backend for VB.NET apps
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OLEDB

Topics related to OLEDB with VB.NET
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ODBC

Discussions on ODBC and VB.NET development
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LINQ

Discussions related to Language Integrated Query
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Sync Framework

Discussions related to Microsoft Sync Framework
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Components & Controls

Menus & Toolbars

Discussion of menu and toolbar components
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Grids

Discussion related to grid components
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GUI

Discussion on tabs, splitters, panels, sizers, anything presentation related
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Non-GUI

Discussion of non-GUI components such as compression, encryption, registration, activation, etc.
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Reporting / Printing

Discussion on output-creation components such as reporting, pdf, etc.
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Charting

Discussion on charting components for .NET
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Data Analysis

Discussion related to analytical tools such as pivot-tables, OLAP, query system, etc.
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Listviews / Treeviews

Anything related to listview and treeview components
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Editors

GUI components such as masked edit, calculators, up/down controls, calendar, time, color pickers, etc.
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Archiving

Discussion on components assisting in backup and restore system, etc.
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Schedule / Time

Discussion on components for schedule / time UI's
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Net / Sockets

Components for network and related use
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Data Layer / Abstraction

Components for building data layer / abstraction into applications
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Suites

Discussion of third party suites
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Other

Discussion on any other component not covered in a topic area above
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Books - Reading List

General Learning Resources Discussion

Post comments on any .NET related books assisting VB.NET developers
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Winforms Reading

Tell us about Winforms books you've read, or desire to read
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ASP.NET Reading

Tell us about ASP.NET books you've read, or desire to read
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Jobs

Running a Business

General discussion related to employment, employees, running a business, etc.
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Projects for Hire

Need a developer? Post your project here.
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Job Postings

Looking for developers, list your jobs here
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Looking for Work

Post your resume and desires here
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Self-Employment

Tell us your successes, your trials and tributes, anything for those seeking self-employment in the .NET development world
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The Break Room

Programmer Chat

Chat about anything in the life of a programmer. Must be programming related!
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Articles of Interest

Members posting articles of interest others should read
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Intellectual Property Discussion

Discuss creating EULA's, contracts, and protecting your software
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