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Desktop Programming
Win32
19 Feb 2008   Updated: 25 Feb 2008   Rating: 4.39/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.39
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How to restrict a dialog form's movement area. Useful for MDI applications.
30 Aug 2009   Updated: 3 Sep 2009   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.57
Licence: CPOL    Views: 46,353     Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 1,328
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A class that enables you to control and monitor the toggle keys such as CapsLock, NumLock, and ScrollLock.
22 Oct 2008   Updated: 2 Mar 2009   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 67   Popularity: 8.83
Licence: CPOL    Views: 227,551     Bookmarked: 169   Downloaded: 5,914
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A WinForms component to notify when your app has been idle for a specified timespan.
5 Sep 2009   Updated: 8 Sep 2009   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.29
Licence: CPOL    Views: 92,614     Bookmarked: 131   Downloaded: 5,429
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No more unboxing/casting! Use generic type parameters with this background worker. Source code for C# and VB.NET.
Windows Forms
9 Nov 2008   Updated: 9 Nov 2008   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 6.72
Licence: CPOL    Views: 126,084     Bookmarked: 64   Downloaded: 5,653
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A WinForms TextBox that only accepts digits.
13 Mar 2009   Updated: 13 Mar 2009   Rating: 4.22/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.40
Licence: CPOL    Views: 47,505     Bookmarked: 58   Downloaded: 1,532
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A WinForms ProgressBar control with a BackgroundWorker wrapper.
10 May 2009   Updated: 10 May 2009   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: CPOL    Views: 93,508     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 7,396
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Allows changing of the default MIDI out device in Vista and Windows 7
21 Mar 2009   Updated: 21 Mar 2009   Rating: 4.70/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.48
Licence: CPOL    Views: 34,490     Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 282
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Shows how to use your types and generic lists in application settings.
19 Jul 2009   Updated: 22 Jul 2009   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 7.14
Licence: CPOL    Views: 148,416     Bookmarked: 66   Downloaded: 8,751
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A complete overview and implementation of SNTP from a client perspective.
Programming Languages
C#
31 Aug 2008   Updated: 29 Sep 2008   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 60   Popularity: 8.23
Licence: CPOL    Views: 106,354     Bookmarked: 115   Downloaded: 0
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Conversion, binary, unary, and comparison operators for your types.
22 Jan 2008   Updated: 17 Feb 2009   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.57
Licence: CPOL    Views: 55,059     Bookmarked: 90   Downloaded: 559
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Events made simple
5 Sep 2008   Updated: 5 Sep 2008   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.07
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'Complex properties' and Size3D in C#.
7 Aug 2008   Updated: 6 Oct 2008   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.94
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Simplifies the use of base 2, 8, and 16 bit data.
C# 4.0
5 Oct 2009   Updated: 5 Oct 2009   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.26
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Save your keyboard and fingers, and write less code using generic event arguments.
8 Jul 2009   Updated: 8 Jul 2009   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.84
Licence: CPOL    Views: 31,110     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 464
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Check if the expiration date of your application has been passed regardless of system date.

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Desktop Programming
Win32
30 Aug 2009   Updated: 13 Jan 2011   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.32
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How to prevent a CD/DVD drive from being opened.
Programming Languages
C#
3 Jul 2010   Updated: 3 Jul 2010   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A uitility struct to assist with pointer arithmetic
23 May 2010   Updated: 23 May 2010   Rating: 4.70/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 7.73
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A simple demonstration of how to use a BackgroundWorker with a ProgressBar
30 Jan 2010   Updated: 22 May 2010   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 7.13
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The correct way to inform another object that something has happened or a value has changed.
C# 4.0
28 Feb 2010   Updated: 22 May 2010   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.67
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Now your application can update it's saved data regrdless of the account it is running under.
22 Mar 2010   Updated: 21 Aug 2010   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 6.88
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How to access a control from a different thread + good alternatives by other members!
3 Sep 2010   Updated: 3 Sep 2010   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.94
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A few quick examples of how to correctly create events.
6 Sep 2010   Updated: 6 Sep 2010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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How to convert a generic List of derived types to a generic list of base types.
12 Feb 2010   Updated: 22 May 2010   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
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Enables access to the original argument in all events
22 Mar 2010   Updated: 22 Mar 2011   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.63
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Starting a thread using a generic argument
27 Mar 2010   Updated: 7 Feb 2012   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 43   Popularity: 7.82
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How to have a real console window as well as your forms

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