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Best "Everything Else" Article of January 2018

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Current Entries

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18 Sep 2018
Altaf Ansari
SignalR Real-Time ChatApp with Emoji / Smiley and sending file attachment
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9 Jan 2018
Shao Voon Wong
A portable and easy-to-use C++ file library to read and write structured data
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26 Jan 2018
Jason R. Fruit
Implement a compiling calculator to learn about .NET CIL compilation
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14 Jan 2018
Darko Jurić
WebSocket RPC library for .NET with auto JavaScript client code generation, supporting ASP.NET Core.
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8 Jan 2018
thangchung
This article will show you how to expose the database schema to the APIs, then query from it. No boilerplate code for simple query actions. Go and read it.
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12 Jan 2018
Dave Kerr
There are cases where great efforts have been made to adopt microservice patterns without understanding the specifics of the problem at hand...
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11 Jan 2018
Allister Beharry
.NET SIMD programs using the Vector types show performance comparable to Intel ISPC and open source C++ SIMD libraries while satisfying the same goal of SIMD developer productivity in a high-level language.
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29 Jan 2018
phil.o
This article describes a C# implementation of the sponge construction and its use for SHA-3 hashing operations.
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27 Jan 2018
Shao Voon Wong
Always use Erase-remove Idiom to erase vector elements
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15 Feb 2018
Jose Motta
IoT.Starter.Pi.Thing powered by Linux Infrared Remote Control
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3 Jan 2018
NoMoreComputers
Xamarin and MvvmCross: A simple tutorial for beginners
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27 Jan 2018
RCL_SPD
Please have a C API for your library
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27 Jan 2018
Matej Pavlů
MVVM friendly ways of connecting MediaPlayer to your ViewModel
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25 Jan 2018
George Swan
How to use encryption and authentication to secure MongoDB
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11 Jan 2018
Dirk Bahle
Tips & Tricks on using checkboxes within a WPF treeview.
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1 Jan 2018
Farooq Kaiser
With $35 raspberry pi and an old screen to build your own digital photo frame.
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29 Jan 2018
Matt Scarpino
Obtaining financial records from the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system
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18 Jan 2018
Member 10392111
This article shows you how to hook driver's dispatch routines.
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23 Jan 2018
James Johnes
Do you want to secure your nginx server? Do you want to prevent Google Chrome from name shaming your non-SSL domain? Well, here a perfect yet easy to follow guide to help you.
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24 Jan 2018
Hemang Maradia
How to send email from SQL Azure database through Azure PaaS services Logic Apps and SendGrid
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8 Jan 2018
Manjunath Matathamana
This tutorial teaches you how to build a React application from scratch. In addition, we will be using fetch API with React to make asynchronous calls to a mock server.
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9 Jan 2018
Programming Tutorials by Tests4Geeks
Spring Data, Spring Boot, MongoDB (Example & Tutorial)
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9 Jan 2018
Programming Tutorials by Tests4Geeks
Angular Google Maps is a set of directives that integrate Google Maps in an AngularJS application. It makes using Google Maps in such an application very easy as you don't need to know the Google Maps API in order to use it.
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31 Jan 2018
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Reliable solution does the trick: it does not depend on any naming conventions, works for both Python 2 and 3 and offers clear and concise usage syntax
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23 Jan 2018
Emmanuel Nuyttens
Brief example on how to use an IO Bound Async / Await process
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9 Jan 2018
Programming Tutorials by Tests4Geeks
In this tutorial, you'll see a very simple example of how to send a JavaScript response from the server and some of the more interesting things that can be done.
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29 Jan 2018
Shao Voon Wong
Fixing Inconsistent Stroke Width of Chinese Characters
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25 Jan 2018
Nazar.Bukhari
An article on how to implement Observer Design pattern in Mutithreaded Java application when Function pointer is needed
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12 Nov 2018
Arav Singhal
Calculating the mass and inertia of a body and applying forces to it
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12 Jan 2018
Shao Voon Wong
Microsoft Versus Google: Who is correct?
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7 Jan 2018
charles henington
A simple workaround for FilePermission in monodevelop
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9 Jan 2018
Programming Tutorials by Tests4Geeks
In this tutorial, we are going to have an introduction to basic concepts of Celery with RabbitMQ and then set up Celery for a small demo project.
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3 Jan 2018
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
This post might seem weird and is slightly. It's really just a pointer as with all my posts to send people to instead of sharing lots of text "on the down low" ..
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10 Jan 2018
ASkaeff
A simple yet powerful tool to analyse SQL object dependencies in quite fast and reliable manner.
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9 Jan 2018
Programming Tutorials by Tests4Geeks
Django REST Framework tutorial
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25 Jan 2018
Intel Corporation
This tutorial will walk you through the basics of using the Deep Learning Deployment Toolkit's Inference Engine (included in the Intel® Computer Vision SDK).
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15 Jan 2018
Member 4206974
A program for automatic backup with possibly encrypt
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2 Jan 2018
Chamila Nishantha
Simple way to upload document to Yodal
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7 Jan 2018
Ashley Davis
How to download daily and intraday stock market data from Alpha Vantage from the command line and with Node.js and JavaScript.
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25 Jan 2018
Philipp_Engelmann
How to set up and deploy web applications using Flask and Redis on the Backend, and ReactJS on the Frontend. Using Docker Compose, it will be very easy to start, debug and deploy this application.
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4 Jan 2018
Philipp_Engelmann
In this short tutorial, I want to show you how to set up a simple Redis instance using Docker Compose. We will connect to it and test it using Python and the redis package.
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5 Jan 2018
Han Bo Sun
This tutorial will discuss two ways to create templates with KnockutJS, one is creating template and use it on the page, the other is separating the template out as separated files for use.
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14 Jan 2018
Matej Pavlů
ActionCommand variant that tracks changes of properties and raises CanExecuteChange event on its own.
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25 Jan 2018
Andrei Ion Rînea
Comparison of Enum in Java and .NET
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25 Jan 2018
Intel Corporation
IoT 101 Series, Part 1: Introduction to Designing IoT Devices
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29 Jan 2018
Mohammed Abdulla (ABSS)
Step by step procedure to xcopy deploy .NET assembly into fox-pro application
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25 Jan 2018
Intel Corporation
IoT 101 Series, Part 2: Technology and Design of IoT Devices
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15 Jan 2018
Chinni Vyshnavi
This article is mainly focused on the new release of the Microsoft LUIS.
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13 Jan 2018
Kamal Mahendra Sirisena
The objective of this is to study and develop a set of best practices and guidelines to prevent Cross-site scripting(XSS) and Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks in ASP.NET web applications.
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23 Jan 2018
Aregbesola Sunday J
This article shows how React can be used in SharePoint framework to solve the challenges posed by _RequestDigest when perform a POST operation in SharePoint.

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

Jason R. Fruit
Software Developer
United States United States
Jason is a computer programmer and self-described programming language gourmand. Proficient in modern languages like Python and C#, he also enjoys older languages like Fortran, Common Lisp, Scheme and Pascal, and collects shiny new languages like a magpie. He has never, however, managed to buckle down and learn COBOL.

In his non-coding time, Jason is a classical violist and folk fiddler, and raises chickens, goats, and rabbits for food.
Allister Beharry
Software Developer
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
I've been programming computers as a hobby and professionally for more than 20 years. I like both Windows and Linux. My current areas of interest are computer security, machine learning, conversational user interfaces, and .NET HPC.
Altaf Ansari
Software Developer Prothious Engineering Services
India India
Team Leader .Net Developer, Working on Microsoft Technology Asp.Net, C#, SQL, Windows Application, Web Application.

Achievements :

13th January 2018 - Article of the Day - ASP.NET Community (SignalR Chat App With ASP.NET WebForm And BootStrap - Part One)


14th February 2018 - Article of the Day - ASP.NET Community (SignalR Chat App With ASP.NET WebForm And BootStrap - Part Two)

3rd March 2018 - Article of the Day - ASP.NET Community (SignalR Chat App With ASP.NET WebForm And BootStrap - Part Three)
Andrei Ion Rînea
Software Developer (Senior) IBM, Business Analytics
Romania Romania
No Biography provided
Arav Singhal
Student Evudio
India India
Teen programmer with a great zeal for programming, and interested work on Assets for Unity3D, games in Unity3D and small tools and applications for Windows, Linux and Android under Evudio.
Aregbesola Sunday J
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
I'm a SharePoint Developer/Administrator with over 7 years experience developing and extending SharePoint functionalities to meet users' requirements. I have trained, worked and consulted for a number of companies solving business needs using SharePoint and other related technologies.
Ashley Davis
Chief Technology Officer Sortal
Australia Australia
My new book, Bootstrapping Microservices, is a practical and project-based guide to building distributed applications with microservices: http://bit.ly/2o0aDsP

My first book, Data Wrangling with JavaScript, is a comprehensive overview of working with data in JavaScript: http://bit.ly/2t2cJu2

Data-Forge Notebook is my notebook-style application for data transformation, analysis and visualizatiion in JavaScript:
http://www.data-forge-notebook.com/

I have a long history in software development with many years in apps, web apps, serious games, sims and VR. Making technology work for business is what I do: building bespoke software solutions that span multiple platforms.

I have years of experience managing teams, preparing technical strategies and creation of software products. I can explain complicated technology to senior management. I have delivered cutting-edge products in fast-paced and high-pressure environments. I know how to focus and prioritize to get the important things done.

I am a passionate technologist and agile practitioner. I have had great success with TDD and am convinced of its ability to produce better code that stabilizes more quickly while being evolved rapidly. I'm a fan of functional programming and its potential for safety, predictability & concurrency.

I contribute to open source and have founded multiple industry groups.

I'm also a keen systems trader, currently trading stocks on the ASX.

Creator of Market Wizard:

https://www.market-wizard.com.au/

Creator of Data-Forge and Data-Forge Notebook:

http://www.data-forge-js.com/
http://www.data-forge-notebook.com/

Web

www.codecapers.com.au

Open source

https://github.com/ashleydavis
https://github.com/data-forge
https://github.com/Real-Serious-Games

Blogs

www.the-data-wrangler.com
www.what-could-possibly-go-wrong.com

Skills

Management of teams & projects
Making sense of technology for senior management
Developing technical strategies
Data wrangling & visualiz
ASkaeff
Software Developer myself
Russian Federation Russian Federation
Just do software better
Chamila Nishantha
Software Developer
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
No Biography provided
charles henington
United States United States
I do not claim to be wrong! I just rarely ever write.
Chinni Vyshnavi
Software Developer (Junior)
India India
This member doesn't quite have enough reputation to be able to display their biography and homepage.
Darko Jurić
Software Developer
Croatia Croatia
Software Developer - image processing with application in modern browser applications. Author of the freely available libraries:
Dave Kerr
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Follow my blog at www.dwmkerr.com and find out about my charity at www.childrenshomesnepal.org.
Dirk Bahle
Germany Germany
The Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and C# are among my favorites and so I developed Edi

and a few other projects on GitHub. I am normally an algorithms and structure type but WPF has such interesting UI sides that I cannot help myself but get into it.

https://de.linkedin.com/in/dirkbahle
Emmanuel Nuyttens
Architect REALDOLMEN
Belgium Belgium
Working in the IT-Branch for more then 20 years now. Starting as a programmer in WinDev, moved to Progress, shifted to .NET since 2003. At the moment i'm employed as a .NET Application Architect at RealDolmen (Belgium). In my spare time, i'm a die hard mountainbiker and together with my sons Jarne and Lars, we're climbing the hills in the "Flemish Ardens" and the wonderfull "Pays des Collines". I also enjoy "a p'tit Jack" (Jack Daniels Whiskey) or a "Duvel" (beer) for "l'après VTT !".
Farooq Kaiser
Software Developer (Senior) http://www.Fairnet.com
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
George Swan
Student
Wales Wales
No Biography provided
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
Software Developer Derivco
South Africa South Africa
Father | Husband | Developer (@Derivco) | Triathlete

@Microsoft Dev Tech MVP (#mvpbuzz) focusing on DevOps

Opinions are my own https://beeming.dev
Han Bo Sun
Team Leader The Judge Group
United States United States
No Biography provided
Hemang Maradia
Software Developer IT Company
India India
No Biography provided
Intel Corporation
United States United States
You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.

Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers and society.
Group type: Organisation

42 members

James Johnes
CEO DesignGrande
India India
No Biography provided
Jose Motta
Systems Engineer
Brazil Brazil
Electronic Engineer UFRJ 1977, M.Sc. Computer Systems COPPE 1982, CEPEL Researcher until 1985, Mira Informatica CEO until 1995, TRENDnet Brazil CEO until 2015, IoT Systems & Architecture.
Kamal Mahendra Sirisena
Architect
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
An experienced software architect with a B.sc./M.sc
Founder of Storylens - A content publishing platform for the devs. Amateur musician. Favorite quote? "Being a jack of all trades doesn't mean you're a master at none."
Matej Pavlů
Software Developer
Slovakia Slovakia
No Biography provided
Matt Scarpino
United States United States
No Biography provided
Member 10392111
Ukraine Ukraine
No Biography provided
Member 4206974
Software Developer Condor Informatique
Italy Italy
Computer literacy (software) : Languages: PHP, Javascript, SQL Autoit,Basic4Android; Frameworks: JOOMLA!
Teaching/Training skills on Office, WEB site development and programming languages.
Others : WEB site development.
UNDP Missions
feb – may 2003 Congo DR Bukavu: ground IT computer course
nov 2003 Burundi Bujumbura: Oracle Data Base course
feb 2005 Burundi Bujumbura: JAVA course
mar 2005 Mali Kati: MS Office course
oct 2006 Mali Kati: MS Office course
jun 2006 Burkina Faso Bobo Dioulasso: MS Office course
jun 2007 Burkina Faso Bobo Dioulasso: MS Office course
may 2007 Argentina Olavarria hospital: Internet application for access to medical records
apr 2008 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou: MS ACCESS and dynamic Internet applications
jun 2008 Niger Niamey: analysis of the computing needs of the Niamey hospital
may 2009 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou: MS ACCESS and dynamic Internet applications
oct 2010 Niger Niamey: analysis of the computing needs of the Niamey hospital (following)
Region Piedmont project Evaluation
mar 2006 Burkina Faso, Niger
mar 2007 Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger
sep 2008 Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger
Others
feb 2010 Burundi Kiremba hospital: MS Office course
feb 2011 Congo DR Kampene hospital: MS Office course
Mohammed Abdulla (ABSS)
Software Developer (Senior) ABSS
Malaysia Malaysia
No Biography provided
Nazar.Bukhari
Software Developer Onnorokom Software
Bangladesh Bangladesh
I am a passionate java developer ,interested in Cyber Security . Completed my graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka. I have a keen interest on developing web application.
Professional working experience on java based application along with API design using node.js

Mail address : nazar.bukhari12@gmail.com
NoMoreComputers
Software Developer
United States United States
I am just a regular guy that enjoys learning new ways to code. I strive everyday to learn something new. If you're not learning and trying to better you you're just taking up space.
phil.o
Network Administrator
France France
Olivier is currently working as a network administrator in an IT Company near Lyon, France.

He discovered computer development in the early 80's, beginning with Basic programs. Since then he has worked with Visual Basic 6, and later with the .NET platform since 2003.

Now he's using .NET products to develop small applications helping him in his every-day tasks. He prefers C# actually.
Philipp_Engelmann
Software Developer (Senior)
Germany Germany
Hi there 🙂
My name is Philipp Engelmann, I work as a web developer at FIO SYSTEMS AG in Leipzig. I am interested in C#, Python, (REST-)API-Design, software architecture, algorithms and AI. Check out my blog at https://cheesyprogrammer.com/
Tests4Geeks is programming skill testing service.
Besides our main business, we also produce programming tutorials which allow readers to learn new tools and languages.
RCL_SPD
United States United States
No Biography provided
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Architect
United States United States
No Biography provided
Shao Voon Wong
Software Developer (Senior)
Singapore Singapore
Shao Voon is from Singapore. CodeProject awarded him a MVP in recognition of his article contributions in 2019. In his spare time, he prefers to writing applications based on 3rd party libraries than rolling out his own. His interest lies primarily in computer graphics, software optimization, concurrency, security and Agile methodologies.

You can reach him by sending a message on CodeProject or at his Coding Tidbit Blog!
thangchung
Architect NashTech
Vietnam Vietnam
Thang has a great passion in .NET, JavaScript, and Node. You can visit Thang's blog at https://weblogs.asp.net/thangchung to read about his thoughts on software development.

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
  4. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  5. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie,  the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  13. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  15. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
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