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Retrieve Version Information
Steven Sartain

Steven Sartain is a consultant currently designing and leading a VB.NET project using n-tier architecture and WebServices for Accuride International Ltd.

During his 8 year career as a developer and development lead, Steve has designed and implemented a diverse number of mission critical software solutions using VB, VBA, MS Access, C/C++, ASP, Delphi, DCOM & MTS, SQL Server, Oracle, SQL Anywhere and others. See his Resume for details.

He is also a Director of Iridium Software - a UK based bespoke software development house.

Steve is always open to take over a challenging programming opportunity. If you experience a need for a professional consultant who has all the necessary skills to take a proposition from first client meeting through to profitably and elegantly completed projects; I'm sure Steve could assist. See his Resume and Professional Statement for details.

by Steven Sartain
Published on 10/14/2001
How to retrieve version information

Retrieve Version Information

How to retrieve version information

Start a new project then add a module. Add the following code to the module:

'Author: Steven Sartain
'Last Revision: 28th August 2001
'Revision Notes: None
'Supported environments:
'                    Yes        No        Untested
'    VB4                        X
'    VB5                        X
'    VB6                        X
'    VB.NET(beta2)    X
Namespace vbCity
  Public Module modFunctions
    Public Function GetVersion() As String
      With System.Diagnostics.FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo_
        Return .FileMajorPart & "." & .FileMinorPart & "." & _
          .FileBuildPart & "." & .FilePrivatePart
      End With
    End Function
  End Module
End Namespace
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