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- The Toybox
Peter Wone ponders, pontificates, prods Java and pooh-poohs J++.
- Microsoft Visual Basic
- Function v Constant
Jim Karabatsos asserts that Functions with Constant parameters should be Constants.
So, you thought the days of Access SubForms were over? Jason Tyro suggests that perhaps they're on the way back...
Around the Twist with rounding in VB
Jim Karabatsos takes a look at the way VB rounds and highlights some interesting results.
Required to update 4.5 million records per night, Stephan Grieger turns to batch porocessing.
Creating Remote DCOM Objects on Specific Servers
Jim Karabatsos finds that targetting a specific server to create a DCOM object isn't as easy as you might think.
Crystal Connection Confusion
Ross Mack finds some tricks using Crystal when time is short and databases plentiful.
- Borland Delphi
Peter Wone introduces us to (resolution) Independence Day
- Journal of an OOP Bigot
Stung by rude remarks from the Editor, Peter Wone explores some Delphi "features"
- Internet Development
- A Spoonful of Client
BLOBS in ASP
Lisa Hooper decides that SQL Server is the right place to store a GIF - it's just getting it out again that proves annoying!
From ASP to VB ActiveX DLL
Rupert Walsh finds moving code from ASP to VB DLLs is not as daunting as you might think.
Sick of having to set up DSNs for Access databases? Rupert Walsh is, so he just skips it altogether.
- Other Tools
- WINS Nodes for Fun and Profit
Gary Wisniewski gives us chapter and verse on WINS.
- Plugging away with NT4
Ross Mack figures that, with NT5 on the way, now's his last chance to pass on some NT4 tips.
- Excel VBA : Efficiency and Performance
Dermot Balson shares some tips.
- Product Reviews
- Toy or Terrific?
Mark and Nicholas Trescowthick look at leading games developer Beam Software's new entrant in the Web Site authoring market, Splash!
Brett Sheppard takes a peek under the covers of Apex Software's latest offering.
The Getting of WISEdom
Ross Mack takes a look at what's new in WISE 6.
Making a Million Dollars - more or less
Mark Trescowthick takes a first look at a book on software patent and copyright in Australia.
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