These files are VB.Net source code to sample/demo projects that are designed to be used as a teaching tool. They may not be complete and useable applications. Generally there is an accompanying article that goes with each project.

Item Last Update Description
ADONet_Queries.zip 23 May 05 How to use parameterized queries with ADO.Net
ADONet_Test.zip 15 Aug 04 Demonstration of ADO.Net database fundamentals. Commented from the perspective of a VB6 programmer.
ChangeOwner.zip 23 Apr 05 Change the owner of a file to an arbitrary user
CheckPerm.zip 18 Apr 05 Check whether a specified user has read/write permission against all files in a directory
DataGridView.zip 5 May 08 DataGridView demo with custom MaskedEdit column type
DelegateDemo.zip 28 Feb 07 Demonstrate Delegate and the AddressOf operation with API calls.
Encryption.zip 28 May 08 Demonstration of a simple string encryption/decryption technique
ESE_Demo.zip 6 Sep 08 Microsoft's internal Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) database sample
Expressions.zip 21 May 05 Demonstration of using ADO.Net expressions in a DataTable
FileSystemWatcher.zip 8 Mar 08 Use the .Net FileSystemWatcher class to keep track of changes to a directory
GetOwner.zip 23 Apr 05 Return the name of the owner of a file
Join3.zip 18 Apr 05 Demonstration on how to perform SQL-style database joins of two detached ADO.Net Databases
Relations.zip 18 Aug 05 Use ADO.Net DataRelations to get related rows
SetPerm.zip 14 Jun 04 Change the read/write permissions on a file
SQL_Engine.zip 4 Sep 05 Run SQL Select command against a set of detached DataTables
USB_SerialNumber.zip 17 May 07 How to get the serial number from a USB flash disk
WMI_Examples.zip 14 Sep 04 Demonstration of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)