How to call MSSQL Stored Procedure with ADO 2.8 on VB.NET without the command object

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Stored Procedure with ASP or VB.NETDays ago I need to create an application which utilize the MSSQL stored procedure, but I have to admit that stored procedure is a new stuff for me. I had searched the internet and found that most of them are using the command object to call the stored procedure, had tried them one by one but they didn’t seem work, I am not sure what was wrong with my implementation of their code, it didn’t give me a good result. But I am not saying that their code didn’t work, I just can’t get it work, so as usual I created several test programs of my own to call the stored procedure without the command object and this is what I got.

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Installing Apache, PHP, MySQL and Wordpress on Windows Platform - Part 2

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Install PHP, install Apache, install mySQL, install wordpressThis is the second part continued from the first article posted before. If on the first I had described how to install Apache, PHP and MySQL, in this second part I will cover how to install the most popular blogging platform - Wordpress - Basically its a web application built with PHP but the plug-n-play feature (if I am allowed to say that way) makes it easy to use, user friendly, fast in the term of deploying functionalities, plenty of supports - its scattered all over the net and open source of course.

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Posted in: Wordpress Comments(0) January 2008

Installing Apache, PHP, MySQL and Wordpress on Windows Platform - Part 1

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Install PHP, install Apache, install mySQL, install wordpressHi, this is the list of steps I have been using to install Apache, PHP, MySQL and Wordpress on Windows platform as development purposes, so this might not be the perfect setting for production server, but it works well for my development workstation in order to test and debug. I had wrote it with the most practical way hoping that these steps can be easily adapted by the first time user of Apache, PHP, mySQL and Wordpress if they want to taste this powerful combination of open source products. OK, lets get started shall we…

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Posted in: Wordpress Comments(0) January 2008

Visual Basic.NET, an example of using HTTPWebRequest object

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vbnet, httpwebrequest, httpwebrequest object, httpwebrequest example, webclient, webclient objectOn the other article which you can view it here, I had described how to use the WebClient object to download resources from the internet. But you do not have enough control with the WebClient if you need to do something more. This time we’re going explore the other more flexible object related to the internet download process.

This object called HttpWebRequest. It’s located under the System.Net namespace. With this object you will have more control over the process, such as the HTTPVersion and the KeepAlive property.

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Posted in: Programming Tips Comments(0) January 2008

Downloading file and extracting ZIP compressed file with Visual Basic.NET

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vbnet,vbnet zip library,download file with vb.net,extracting zip file with vbnetThese are a couple examples of many simplified processes provided by the VB.NET. You can’t find these simplicity in its predecessor, the Traditional VB6.

Downloading a file - Believe it or not you only need less than 3 lines to download a file somewhere from the internet to you local drive. This sub procedure below can do that for you, without a reference to any library - it’s a built-in feature:

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