Java JDK 1.5+ Better Way To Read User Input


You Java programmers out there may think I’m crazy but I haven’t written anything in Java for at least 4 years, and in that time the talented guys over at Sun Microsystems have made reading user input much much easier than the old days of JDK 1.4 where we had to suffer with using bufferedinputstream…

Which Programming Language Is Right For Me?


So you’re new to software development, or you’ve been writing software for a while but curious as to what else is out there for your line of business? I believe there are 5 key fields software developers work in, and I’ll list my favourite and best suited programming languages to meet the needs of that…

Write Entry to Eventlog using VB.NET


Are you a VB.NET programmer who’s ever looked through the windows eventlog (eventvwr.exe) thinking to yourself “How can I get my program to write events to the eventlog”? Here’s how: Public Function WriteToEventLog(ByVal Entry As String, Optional ByVal AppName As String = “VB.NET Application”, _ Optional ByVal EventType As EventLogEntryType = EventLogEntryType.Information, Optional ByVal LogName…