VB6: Down the memories line – Automation of MS Excel

By | 2017-02-11

When I wrote the article about B4J and MS Excel I got a stronger feeling on publishing the report solutions based on Classic VB (VB6).  Here it is and I’m happy to share it with You. Despite all the great new developing tools outhere I still prefer to use Classic. Why? Because it’s still an excellent RAD-Tool. The following code is used… Read More »


MS Excel not Your Default Program…

By | 2017-02-08

I couldn’t resist posting this message: What I guess is that everyone else who pretend to be nerd has MS Excel as its default program for viewing and editing spreadsheets 🙂 The question is, what other spreadsheet program is my default? Well, in an upcoming blog I will reveal it! Stay tune, Dennis


B4J: Generate Excel Reports

By | 2017-01-24

Introduction The real power for using MS Excel workbooks as reports lays in the fact that we can create templates. A template in MS Excel is saved with the file extension *.xltx (*.xlt for older versions, 2007 and earlier) where the “t” stands for template. The key feature with it is that whenever we open it via code… Read More »


B4J: The True Successor of MS VB6

By | 2017-01-10

The title may be surprising but let me extend it further in this blog article. The first question we should ask us is: What is B4J? A development tool for cross platform development, i e B4J creates solutions for Windows, Linux, Apple et al. It also creates Console applications. It’s also a server side development platform mainly for… Read More »


Welcome to WinTools!

By | 2016-12-17

Things should be fun to do and that’s why I have set up this blog. Actually, the blog should be viewed as a fun hobby to me because I like to write, share and discuss software development. It’s all about Window Tools which includes several platforms like Windows, Mobile (Android) and Zorin (Linux) and several languages that I use for… Read More »