Tag: visualstudio

Starting an App in Invisible state in VB.Net

Windows applications written using the .NET framework do not have a clean way of making the startup form initially invisible or hidden. Setting the Me.Visible property to False in the Load event of the form does not work. In this post, I show you a sample application that starts up invisible and uses a timer

Simple Visual Studio Setup Projects

When you develop a new piece of test code or scratch-an-itch code as a developer, most often, you just need to run the software on the same computer that you developed on. That keeps things easy because you already have the linked libraries installed. But every so often, you need to install the software on