AVDF Table of Contents
January / February 1999
The latest news from the Editor's Desk
Microsoft Visual Basic
Much ADO about nothing
Ross Mack gets excited by ADO's ability to persist recordsets to local files - a finds a neat use for it.
Developing for Developers
Developing custom controls in VB is easy. Rupert Walsh takes a look at the interface needed to make your control useful for other developers.
Validating Credit Card numbers
Jim Karabatsos shows us how to do front line validation.
Using the WebClasses
Jason Tyro has a go at his first WebClasses project.
An initial look at the Microsoft Scripting Control
Jim Karabatsos finds much to like (and play with) in this new addition to the developers toolkit.
The Case of the Missing Data
Ross Mack discovers that VB seems to have trouble with concatenations in SQL Server 7 Views.
Peter Wone presents a drop-in way to do cookies server-side.
Just 'slightly' beyond HTML 101
Matt Gray explorers a few of the lesser-known, but nonetheless useful, HTML Tags.
A simple Links Manager
Mark Trescowthick presents a "drop in" ASP component to manage links.
A Room with a View
SQL Server 7 Views 101 from Brett Sheppard.
Recursing SQL Server
Ross Mack discovers the joys of rescursive Stored Procedures.
Registering the fast way
Jim Karabatsos documents adding some useful options on the context menu.
Image(Man) is Everything
Ian Rodda gives the ImageMan ActiveX Suite a test drive.
Space - The Final Frontier
Mark Trescowthick reviews Margaret Wertheim's new book,
The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace
The Ultimate Q & A
The net's best developer Newsgroup archive.
A Tribute to Patricia Cornwell
(Not) The Microsoft Page
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