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Visual Basic Connection to MySQL

I want to use MySQL with Visual Basic in an effort to bypass the difficulties encountered when trying to use the Microsoft database tools.  Those problems include chronic difficulties getting my distribution packages to work on customer computers. How to connect VB to MySQL Windows MySQL connector download at MySQL Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
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How to Register an OCX File

If you are receiving errors about an ocx file, registering the file may solve the problem. To register an ocx file simply follow the simple steps below. 1.Locate the file using windows explorer or My Computer. Alternatively search for the filename. 2.Hold down the shift key and right click on Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
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Writing a Custom Control for Visual Basic

First Phase is always looking for example code to allow untangling very poorly written explanations. Sample Active X Control at VisualBasicBooks Developing Windows Forms Controls at Design Time VB ActiveX control examples Planet Source Code vb-helper.com MSDN StartVBdotNet  – step by step with mention of inheritance at the end Creating Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago