C#/VB.NET Play System Sound

In order to play one of the system sounds from your C#/VB .NET you can use the ready to use system sounds the Windows uses for common tasks. Basically, there are 5 sounds that Windows presents: Asterisk Beep Exclamation Hand Question Here is a snap example of filling the system sounds to a combo box … Continue reading C#/VB.NET Play System Sound

VS/C#/VB “The type exists in both versions” Error

Some .NET libraries or components may use the same type / enum name which can make the Visual Studio compiler generate an error with the message: “the type exists in both versions” Visual Studio compiler error In order to fix that issue, you can do as follow: Goto References and select one of the libraries … Continue reading VS/C#/VB “The type exists in both versions” Error

The Microncode.com is now online officially.

The Microncode.com is now official online! The Microncode.com is a website that provides multimedia solutions for end users and for developers. Most of the products of the Microncode.com are available for FREE for a free usage, if you want to use them for commercial usage you can buy a license. You can read more of … Continue reading The Microncode.com is now online officially.

Add VS6/VB6 components to Visual Studio 2017

Nowadays in 2018, there are still many useful ActiveX components (DLLs and OCXs) that was wrote with the old (and lovely) VS6/VB6 developing environment. Unfortunately, some of those components cannot be use in the earliest versions of Visual Studio because of the DEP (Data Execution Prevention) issue. Gladly, Microsoft add the ability to use those … Continue reading Add VS6/VB6 components to Visual Studio 2017