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Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET) is an object-oriented computer programming language that can be viewed as an evolution of Microsoft's Visual Basic 6 (VB6) but implemented on the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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Number to Words

I have to convert positive numbers, that are less than 1000, to words. A quick search didn't find anything that looked good to my eye, so I came up with the following. While I was at it I expanded ...
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Extract a character at particular place in a string

I have a function: ...
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Find matching image and metadata files, pull data and rename both

My Original - Read date from a file and rename two files using the date github if you want to see behind the scenes. I like taking pictures of birds. Lots of pictures of birds. My camera counts ...
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Multithreaded download of images from a spreadsheet

I've been wanting to go async with my HTTP calls but all the methods I tried have not worked, so I resolved to implement this as a task and then improve upon it. This is what I've come up with so far....
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Interactive auction board

An exam requires me to create a program for an interactive board for an auction: An auction company has an interactive auction board at their sale rooms, which allows buyers to place bids at any ...
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VBuzz all fizzed up

I don't normally write vb.net code, and I would rather maintain a monstruous vb6 project than a simple vb.net one. There's something about fizzbuzz going on this weekend, that pushed me to write this:...
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Using TryXXX pattern to avoid exceptions

I have been using the TryXXX and GetXXX pattern lately to give clients a choice whether to trap an exception or to read a boolean. An example of this concept would be ...
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Fizzbuzz of course

My second attempt with vb.net - I tried taking the advice from yesterday's question into consideration, but I did not try using LINQ. You know the drill: A programming challenge that prints the ...
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Is there a better way to optimize these conditionals?

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Separating Duplicates from Uniques

I have a MySQL table with a very large data. What I need is to find and separate duplicates from the unique rows Let's say this is my table: ...
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Take input of delimited file of integers and output result

I wanted to learn some new language so I developed a really simple vb.net "console application" (was that the right type?) that takes text input, looks at it and multiplies it if it's even and then ...
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Encrypts using AES GCM for data with limited visibility and long rest

This is the third iteration of my venture on creating an encryption/decryption solution. I asked a question here, which led to this question here, which led to this answer here, which led me to ...
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Encrypts using AES with random initialization vector meant for data with limited visibility and then long rest

I've done some research, reviewed countless SO questions that appeared similar, leading me to endless rabbit holes. My solution is working, but I don't like it. I want to create a random IV for AES ...
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Read date from a file and rename two files using the date

Problem I have image files that are RAW data and have the extension .NEF Whatever edits I make to these files are stored in what is called a sidecar file with the ...