We are introducing a new product called NoiseMaker. It promises to be the best audio multimedia library for Visual Basic developers. Some of the features are:
It will be available in May 1998. For a limited time we will be taking pre-orders for only $29.95 for run-time DLL's and $129.95 for complete source code (of course you won't be charged until it ships). After this initial offering the price will increase to $49.95 and $199.95 respectively. The first version of this product will require Visual Basic 5. If you are interested, please email email@example.com and we will provide complete details on placing your order.
The source code in this issue is designed for Visual Basic 4.0 32-Bit and VB 5.0.
We will discuss a way to determine which platform your application is running on. It will be able to determine the Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT platforms.
This module uses an API call in KERNEL32 to determine the platform an application is running on. The functions introduced can determine between Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT.
Public Function IsWin95() As Boolean Public Function IsWin98() As Boolean Public Function IsWinNT() As Boolean
No parameters are necessary
True or False depending on whether the platform running is the same as the function call. For example, if you call IsWin95 and the platform is Windows 98 it will return False. If you are running Windows 95 it will return True.
If IsWin95 Then MsgBox "We are running Windows 95" End If
To see the source code for this issue you must be a subscriber to Code of the Week. If you are a subscriber the source code is available at the following address: http://www.codeoftheweek.com/membersonly/bi/0032.html
That concludes this issue of COTW. We hope you find the source code useful in your development.
The below describes the ways you can supply us some feedback about COTW. We would like to see our members help mold COTW into the best Visual Basic source code resource available. But to do that we need your feedback about what you like and what you do not like about COTW.
We have entered a partnership with VBXtras to provide many development tools available for sale on our web site. For a limited time we are offering a FREE one year subscription for anyone who purchases any products through our web site. If you are currently shopping for some cool tools, check out http://www.codeoftheweek.com/catalog.html
This area is new and does not yet have all products online. If there is something particular you are looking for (and can't find it on our site), please let us know. We probably can get it for you at a great price!
If you are interested in advertising in COTW please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Our rates are VERY reasonable, actually they are almost FREE. We reach over three thousand Visual Basic developers each week.
If you have any suggestions for topics you would like to see covered or questions about this issue, please email them to email@example.com or use online feedback form at http://www.codeoftheweek.com/feedback.html.
If you have any source code you would like to submit for possible inclusion in COTW, please fill out our online submission form at http://www.codeoftheweek.com/submission.html.
Thank you for trying Code of the Week for Visual Basic.
Your free trial expires after you receive your fourth issue. If you want to continue to receive Code of the Week you can get 52 issues of COTW for only $19.95. This is a full year of Visual Basic source code and information to help with all your development. So don't wait, subscribe now! The quickest way to subscribe is to jump to our online order form at http://www.codeoftheweek.com/order.html