Monthly Archives: April 2005

London .NET User Group: May19th Open Mike

We have a running order for the 19th now. Ian Cooper: Application Testing with FIT Stephen Turner: IronPythonMicrosoft has recently released an early alpha release of IronPython, an open source implementation of the Python language on the .NET Framework. IronPython … Continue reading

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Installing Visual Sudio Beta2 Team Suite

So I tried a few approaches before I finally found a way to get this working for me. I was installing onto to fresh virtual PC running Windows 2003, so I had no problems removing previous betas. I tried a full … Continue reading

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London .NET user group: May 19th

May 19th is Open Mike time again so get your suggestions in on what you would like to speak about. I am easy about the split between 30 min and 60 min slots. I could do something on Acceptance Testing … Continue reading

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Removing a service

When developing a service you will probably find yourself installing and uninstalling it repeatedly. Sometimes the uninstall code created by a visual studio setup project fails, and I cannot install a new service over the top of the old one … Continue reading

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When installers go bad: Another installation is already in progress

The trouble with developing windows installers is that sometimes they crash leaving the install partially finished. Any attempt to run an install after that results in the dreaded "Another installation is already in progress" message. Now you probably want to run … Continue reading

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London .NET users group 21st April

There are still places if you want to sign up. The session description for Stephen Turner’s talk on the 21st is as follows: Visual Studio 2005 has a plethora of new features that every developer needs to see. In the … Continue reading

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London .NET user group 21 April meeting and Developers, Developers, Developers

Stephen Turner is booked in to do a session on VS2005 Lang and IDEEnhancement on the 21st April. I’ll post more soon but feel free tosign up for this one. Microsoft is hosting a free community event on 14 May. … Continue reading

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XP Windows Forms controls with Imagelists failing to display

From version 1.1 of the .NET framework Windows Forms comes with support for the XP style with the Application.EnableVisualStyles() API call. However the results of calling this can be unexpected – all of the display elements on your forms that … Continue reading

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