Microsoft Visual Basic Corner

How to Consume Web APIs in Blazor

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 22:59:00 GMT

Chris Sainty provides hands-on code samples on how to use Web APIs to interact with Blazor, an experimental framework from the ASP.NET team that allows developers to write C# and Razor code and have it run in the browser via WebAssembly.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Visual Studio Team Services

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:29:00 GMT

After suffering the consequences of accidentally turning off his firewall for a month and then experiencing a catastrophic workstation failure that took out both of his mirrored hard disks, Tim Patrick gained a new appreciation for online code repositories. He adopted VSTS and won't be looking back.

Replace a Running Application with a New Version

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:06:00 GMT

One situation that can prevent a successful file transfer is when the destination file is, in fact, the program that's doing the copying. Here's how to work around such problems.

OOP Code Focus: Clone a Derived Instance from a Base Object

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:51:00 GMT

OOP is a special kind of animal, says Tim Patrick, who shows how to put one of its core principles, encapsulation, to work while coding constructors for base and derived classes.

Storing Configuration Data in the Windows Registry Playground

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:15:00 GMT

Today, application settings are more likely to appear in local XML files, but the Windows Registry and its hives of key/value pairs can also be used. The good news is that interacting with the Registry is straightforward, as Tim shows you here.