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Unload a COM control when working in VB6 IDE

Part of my everyday work is maintaining and extending legacy VB6 applications. A common engine is written in C/C++ and VB6 uses these functions in order to improve performance. When it comes to asyn…


Displaying Flash content in a C# WinForms application

What is the best way to display Flash content in a C# WinForms application? I would like to create a user control(similar to the current PictureBox) that will be able to display images and flash cont…


Easy-to-Use Regular Expression Support in C++?

I'm looking for a robust, easy-to-use, regular expression evaluator for native C++, either platform-independent or Windows-specific. Requirements: Can't use Boost or ACE regex libraries(unfortunate…


Open Source Ruby Projects

I have just recently started to study Ruby, and in lieu of Jeff's advice over the weekend... Stop theorizing. Write lots of software. Learn from your mistakes....I was interested in honing my ski…


c# - .NET Unit Testing packages?

Getting back into a bit more.NET after a few-years of not using it full-time, and wondering what the good unit testing packages are these days. I'm familiar with NUnit(a few years ago), and have playe…


language agnostic - How to contribute code back to an Open Source project?

If you're following an Open Source project and would like to contribute code changes, what will you need to do?…


python - Best ways to teach a beginner to program?

As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, argument…


Anyone soloing using fogbugz?

Is there anyone working solo and using fogbugz out there? I'm interested in personal experience/overhead versus paper. I am involved in several projects and get pretty hammered with lots of details t…



regex - Learning Regular Expressions

I don't really understand regular expressions. Can you explain them to me in an easy-to-follow manner? If there are any online tools or books, could you also link to them?…


Hidden Features of C#?

This came to my mind after I learned the following from this question:where T:struct We, C# developers, all know the basics of C#. I mean declarations, conditionals, loops, operators, etc. Some of us…




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