I want to teach myself Visual Basic 2008 to help me get ahead at work. I have some questions about how to do it well. [more inside]
How do I create a Visual Studio project from an existing SourceSafe database? [more inside]
Is there any way that I can buy older versions of Microsoft software? [more inside]
When I do Add -> Existing Web Site in Visual Studio 2008, if the existing site was created in an earlier version of .net (say 2.0 and I'm running 3.5) Visual Studio automatically starts an update wizard to convert the site to 3.5. How do I turn off this behavior so that it simply imports the web site without updating it? I know this is possible because the first time I did this it happened flawlessly, but at the time I didn't un-check the "automatically update sites next time" check box. Gah.
Visual Studio for the confused: I've inherited a C#/ASPX Net 1.1 application from what appears to have been some fairly low-skill software developers. The language, systems environment, and cleaning up the software itself aren't problems, but what the hell am I supposed to do with all this IDE stuff? I need learning resources. [more inside]
CompilerFilter: I've got an old project that was written with Borland C++ 5.0 for Windows. I've been tasked with porting this project to Visual Studio 2005. Easy way to do this? [more inside]
Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition is no longer available via Microsoft. Anyone know of anywhere else it can still be downloaded ? [more inside]