Random thoughts of wisdom - the personal blog of Michael Holm Andersen

C# to/from VB.Net Code Converter


DotNetTaxi has put together a free C# <-> VB.Net Code Converter which support Dotnet Framework versions 1.x and 2.0 - It seems pretty nice and could be helpful when you've found a nice bit of VB.Net and would like to see how it looks in C# (well .. that's the way I see it, anyways! :-)

ASP.NET Code Examples and Tutorials

If you're looking for tutorials about ASP.NET take a look at - It's not rocket science (meaning most experienced .NET coders probably know most of it!!), but beginners and students might find it useful...

Oldies but goodies


Many of my students have been looking for my personal 3D images, which I removed in the lastest version of - so on popular demand ;-) ... here they are!!

Update: A few commercial images (from M media) can be found here.

Get up to speed!!


IntelliSense Code Snippets are reusable, task-oriented blocks of code. Visual Studio 2005 includes code snippets covering tasks ranging from creating a custom exception, to sending an e-mail message, to drawing a circle. A set of Visual Basic and Visual C# Code Snippets are included in the Visual Studio 2005 box – additional Code Snippets can be found right here!!

PHP to ASP.NET Migration Guide

I know many PHP coders who are becoming more and more interested in learning about Microsofts ASP.NET technology - To help PHP (and ASP 3.0 for that matter) programmers get up to speed with ASP.NET, Microsoft have put together a Migration Guide which contains tons of online resources, free tools and samples/tutorials...

Multi-Touch Interaction display!!

AWESOME!!! .. Scientists at New York University have developed a TouchScreen capable of receiving multiple input at the same time - check out this cool video showing off what to expect from the input devices of the future...

The art of learning.

Are you aware of the 4 stages of learning and what impact this will have on your education, the way you "attack" a problem and how this in general affects your learning skills ?! - If not .. take a look at this PowerPoint presentation (only 3 slides!) which can be used as a starting point for a very interesting discussion...

Design Guidelines for Class Library Developers

Developing your own Class Library and are having trouble coming up with the right names .. take a look at Microsofts Design Guidelines for Class Library Developers