Welcome to VB.NET Articles!

Here you can create your own articles, providing explanations or tutorials in relation to the VB.NET programming language. This will help other people learn more about the VB.NET programming language. More articles you post > higher ranking > more privileges (moderator, administrator).

Please be nice to each other or you will face the consequences. English isn't everyone's first language so be nice!


Article Layout

Make sure that your article follows a simple and easy to understand layout. This is the preferred layout:

[b]Source Code (for external links, otherwise use attachments) :[/b] [url]http://www.example.com/source.vb[/url]

Text about the article...

[h]Custom Sub-Heading[/h]
Text text text text


[h]Custom Sub-Heading[/h]
Text text text text


[h]Overview[/h]
A short summary.


[i]Sources and extra information here[/i]

Inserting Code

When inserting code into your post please make sure that you use the right format or it will confuse your audience!

Use the BBCODE controls wisely and make sure you select the right button to style your posts appropriately and make it easier to read for everyone.

This is what you should see when inserting code:

MsgBox("Hello World")

This is what you should NOT see when inserting code:

MsgBox("Hello World")


Coding Rights

When creating a post please make sure that you are using code which YOU have created, NOT someone else's. If you are using only a small portion of someones code for answering someones question, please give credit to the user!

Example:

Sources : John Sandwich(http://www.JOHNS-ARTICLE.com)
or
Sources : http://www.JOHNS-ARTICLE.com


Advertising

Creating an article about a commercial product is NOT allowed, this forum is for technology geeks/nerds sharing and learning about technology. This is not a place for advertising your product!
If you see a post referring to a dangerous site or a commercial product, please REPORT the post!


Types of articles

When creating an article make sure that you mark its article type by adding the appropriate tag (eg: for a Tip, add a [TIP] tag to the beginning of your title). Here are the types of articles and their descriptions/requirements:

1. Regular article's - A tutorial that allows someone to learn about a technique or technology, or an explanation and documentation for code that the publisher is uploading. A regular article should be at least a page long (usually more). No tag is necessary for this type of post.

2. Tip's - A tutorial that allows someone to learn about a technique or technology, or an explanation and documentation for code that the publisher is uploading. A regular article should be at least a page long (usually more). There should be a "[TIP]" tag at the beginning of the topic subject.

3. Trick's - A trick is the same as a tip although usually only a sentence or maximum 1 paragraph. There should be a "[TRICK]" tag at the beginning of the topic subject.

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