RE: Vb.net or C#.net Tutorial Project

Hi,
I was just wondering if it would be a good idea to use Slate because it might 
be simpler to work with, especially if we want to package up and give our 
software away. Am I thinking correctly about this?

Jim

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From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of RicksPlace
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 8:17 AM
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Vb.net or C#.net Tutorial Project

Hi Guys: After the postings I think  the following project will hhelp get 
things off
the ground.
One:
We want a modular project so folks can pick and choose what they want to 
include in
it and allow for skipping modules without impacting later modules. This way you 
can
pick and choose features and technicals to include in the project.
Two:
Start from the very beginning building upon our experiences.
Three:
Use both Vb.net and C# ( Pronounced CSharp) if possible.
To this end I will build a series of tutorials this weekend and into next week

comprising Module01.
Module01 will just build the project and set up some fundemental building 
blocks we

can expand on later.
It will consist of 4 Tutorials:
tutorial01:
Step01
Set up the IDE for Accessibility using my settings, those on jamal's or the 
Elf's

site or your own settings as you prefer.
Step02
Add a ShortCut to Vb.net or C#.net to our DeskTop or whatever the same thing 
would

be in Vista or Windows7. this way you can just click a DeskTop Icon to open 
your IDE

for working on the project or any other Vb.net or C# project you build.
Tutorial02:
Step01
Create A Project named WinformBasics or one of your own choosing and
Structure the project by adding a Utilities Folder with a Globals file and a 
Logger

Utility for use throughout all the subsequent modules.
Tutorial03:
Step01
Add a Windows Form called RootForm to the project and set some of it's 
properties.
Step02
Make rootForm the Default Project form and get rid of the automatically 
generated

Form1 Windows Form that was added when the Project was created.
Tutorial04
Add a MenuBar to RootForm with a Menu called HotLinks.
Add one or more links as pull down items to the HotLinks Menu that will take 
you to
someplace, Websites in my current thinking.
Once we have Module01 up and running we will discuss the next set of tutorials 
which
will add a second menu to the MenuBar of the RootForm.This Module will have 
features
that will demonstrate basic programming techniques like working with strings,
Arrays, Looping and anything else you might have questions about regarding the
fundemental Vb.net or C# statements. It might prove cool to use this feature 
later in another series to create a project to display programming tips and 
snipet code for complex issues and would fit well in with a DataBase tutorial 
series if that is how you want to go later on.
we will also touch on creating a Class with Subroutines, Functions and 
Properties and see how to use them. This is for the Raw Beginners and unless 
otherwise indicated can be skim read by more experienced programmers before we 
continue to the Third Module where we can dig into OOP more in-depth or go into 
using Data Files and, or, a DataBase. So, look for the WinformBasics project 
with 4, or so, file attachments. They will be txt files you can copy and save. 
I think this is easier than trying to use the tutorials directly from inside a 
e-list posting and how I
have done it in the past. Well, unless someone yells out Stop! I will try and 
get something up this weekend and have this first Module done by the end of the 
week.
Remember to speak up about anything because while we are on one topic we can 
all  discuss and have input into the material learned. Post up any tips, 
suggestions or
questions while we are working on a module to help make this series the best it 
can be in a short timeframe.
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