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Database Development
SQL Server
24 Feb 2009   Updated: 24 Sep 2010   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 7.14
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This article discusses how to create a private installation for SQL Compact
Desktop Programming
WPF
6 Mar 2011   Updated: 6 Mar 2011   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 58   Popularity: 8.64
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How to get a Prism 4 line-of-business application up and running, using WPF and the Unity Dependency Injection (DI) container.
6 Mar 2011   Updated: 5 Apr 2011   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 8.36
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The article provides a step-by-step explanation of how to set up a Prism application.
12 Apr 2011   Updated: 12 Apr 2011   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.71
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This series describes how to create modern desktop applications using the Microsoft Desktop Stack -- WPF, Entity Framework 4, and SQL Server Compact Edition 4. The series covers creating a WPF app designed around the MVVM pattern, integrating WPF with Entity Framework 4, using Entity Framework 4.
12 Apr 2011   Updated: 12 Apr 2011   Rating: 4.58/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.37
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This series of articles explains how to use the Microsoft Stack and presents checklists for implementing it. This part explains using Entity Framework 4.0 with SQL Compact 4.0.
17 Apr 2011   Updated: 17 Apr 2011   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.26
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This article, shows how to integrate Entity Framework 4 into a WPF application using the MVVM pattern.
9 Sep 2011   Updated: 9 Sep 2011   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 34   Popularity: 7.48
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This article explains how to implement background processing and parallel processing for time consuming tasks in MVVM, and how to create a progress dialog with cancellation for those tasks.
22 Sep 2009   Updated: 23 Sep 2009   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 62   Popularity: 8.75
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Using MVVM, particularly with the WPF DataGrid
31 Dec 2009   Updated: 31 Dec 2009   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 45   Popularity: 7.68
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How to create a WPF custom control, using Expression Blend and Visual Studio.
23 Aug 2010   Updated: 10 Sep 2010   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 7.00
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This article shows how to create a custom control that extends an existing WPF control. It extends the WPF Calendar control by adding date highlighting.
31 Dec 2009   Updated: 13 Oct 2010   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.80
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How to create a WPF custom control, using Expression Blend and Visual Studio
16 Mar 2010   Updated: 13 Aug 2010   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 48   Popularity: 8.25
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An article about a Bindable WPF RichTextBox
23 Aug 2011   Updated: 23 Aug 2011   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.37
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Binding enums to UI elements in WPF using friendly names
24 Apr 2009   Updated: 24 Apr 2009   Rating: 4.56/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.18
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Implementing dynamic WPF ICommands in Model-View-ViewModel architecture
30 Aug 2009   Updated: 30 Aug 2009   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.33
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Composite WPF Display-on-Demand.
30 Dec 2009   Updated: 30 Dec 2009   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Convert from RGB to HLS and HSB.
1 May 2009   Updated: 16 Jan 2010   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.58
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Adapt NHibernate classes to run in WPF
20 Dec 2009   Updated: 1 Oct 2010   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 39   Popularity: 7.79
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How to get started with Prism 2.1 for WPF, with a demo app
Operating Systems
Windows
10 Jan 2006   Updated: 19 Jan 2006   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 100   Popularity: 9.19
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This article will show how to accomplish these goals—use ADO.NET as a thin data transport layer, while still taking advantage of the data-binding capabilities of .NET user interface controls. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy.
5 Mar 2007   Updated: 5 Mar 2007   Rating: 2.97/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 3.99
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Hardware review of Lenovo 3000 N100 laptop
Programming Languages
C#
2 Sep 2004   Updated: 2 Sep 2004   Rating: 2.73/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 2.84
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How to pass drag-and-drop events to child controls in UserControls
5 Sep 2004   Updated: 5 Sep 2004   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 4.97
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How to pass custom objects in a drag-and-drop operation.
19 Jan 2006   Updated: 19 Jan 2006   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.70
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In this second part of the article series, we will revisit the ADO.NET CRUD operations. Only this time, we will use an application with far better architecture. Once that is done, we will move on to data binding with objects.
10 Feb 2006   Updated: 10 Feb 2006   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.41
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In this article, we will see how to use ADO.NET to serialize an object model. Once we have finished with serialization, we will look at how to bind our object model to user controls.
19 May 2003   Updated: 19 May 2003   Rating: 2.92/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 2.63
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A C# translation of the 'Starting Point' example in Chapter 1 of "Refactoring - Improving the Design of Existing Code", by Martin Fowler.
1 Aug 2006   Updated: 1 Aug 2006   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 78   Popularity: 9.25
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# programmers don’t have anything quite as slick as the VB.NET My.Settings namespace. However, there is an alternative
28 Feb 2006   Updated: 28 Feb 2006   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 96   Popularity: 9.68
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This article aims at making regular expressions simple. By the time you are done, you will be able to write simple validators, and you will know enough about regular expressions to dig into it further without slitting your wrists.
24 Nov 2005   Updated: 24 Nov 2005   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.57
Licence: CPOL    Views: 265,055     Bookmarked: 190   Downloaded: 2,035
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A demonstration of how to use the Command Pattern in real-world code.
C++/CLI
4 May 2003   Updated: 18 Sep 2011   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 7.88
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An introduction to the 'why' of object design
SQL
31 Oct 2007   Updated: 31 Oct 2007   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 207   Popularity: 11.32
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A simple, straightforward tutorial that will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of NHibernate as quickly as possible

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Software Developer (Senior) Foresight Systems
United States United States
David Veeneman is a financial planner and software developer. He is the author of "The Fortune in Your Future" (McGraw-Hill 1998). His company, Foresight Systems, develops planning and financial software.