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VB.NET Nov 2006

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Each month at CodeProject we gather together the best of the articles submitted the previous month and ask our readers to choose the best of the best. Entry is automatic - just submit you articke and we'll do the rest.

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Current Entries

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14 Jan 2009
Anil_gupta
This article describes how to get notification when a Windows CE based device is connected or disconnected from a desktop machine.
1 Nov 2006
Lou Franco
This article will show you how to use the Atalasoft DotImage AJAX-enabled Web Image Viewer and Web Thumbnail control to navigate multi-page TIFFs, add controls to call clean-up routines, and update the browser without a post-back.
6 Nov 2006
Amazon Web Services
Amazon has a variety of web services APIs that enable you to leverage Amazon's data and robust infrastructure, easily and inexpensively. These fundamental services enable external developers and businesses to build solutions in a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective manner.
7 Nov 2006
Bill Albing
FarPoint has developed leadership in the spreadsheet component marketplace with FarPoint Spread for Web Forms which is the high-end spreadsheet product for ASP.NET development. It is AJAX enabled and ATLAS tested.
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10 May 2007
Fabio Zanetta
A library that allows some GDI+ manipulation at runtime in an easy way
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4 Mar 2007
Mike Ellison
Combining a BuildProvider and IExtenderProvider to create a declarative framework for conditional formatting in ASP.NET GridViews.
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21 Nov 2006
Selvin
Post-build tool which can automate exporting .NET function to unmanaged programs
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4 Jul 2011
Eduardo Oliveira
A completely configurable tab control to use as tabbed MDI forms.
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19 Nov 2006
Eduardo Oliveira
An article on updating Windows applications through the web.
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14 Nov 2006
Alberto Venditti
A tool to generate CHM documentation files for SQL Server 2000 databases
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25 Dec 2006
Danilo Mendez
SmartCode is a template based code generator.This tutorial describes the process of building a templates to SmartCode
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9 Nov 2006
Howard Richards
Techniques for using the XML data type for storing data.
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21 Nov 2006
rmortega77
How to create a Crystal Reports report and fill it without a database.
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5 Jul 2008
AdamNajmanowicz
The article describes how to get a thumbnail of a Website in .NET Framework 2.0+ without launching a fully interactive WinForms application.
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8 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the details for constructing a custom ASP.NET 2.0 composite control used to convert one form of currency into another.
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2 Nov 2006
George H. Slaterpryce III
A quick way to convert RichText to HTML.
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8 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the construction of a custom control used to display a three day weather forecast based upon a designated zip code.
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29 Nov 2006
Mohammad Said Hefny
An article discussion a solution for cleaning session from unnecessary object in a simple way.
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8 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the construction of a simple custom control used to lookup an area code and a city/state location based upon a selected zip code; the lookup is performed through the use of an available public web service.
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29 Nov 2006
rmortega77
Generate an image with a random code number for user identification.
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2 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the construction of a custom control used to check stock prices as made available through a public web service.
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10 Nov 2006
Brian Brewder
A sample project that includes a BackgroundWebRequest component that can be used in a WinForms project to perform asynchronous WebRequests. The project shows how to use the WebRequest and WebResponse objects as well as how to implement the Event-Based Asynchronous Pattern as described on MSDN.
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20 Jan 2007
Jos Branders
This is a data source control that lists the contents of a folder on the server. It's great for making file managers and photo galleries.
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22 Nov 2006
rmortega77
An MSI database file reader, helps to get insights into the .msi DB structure.
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10 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the construction of a very simple custom server control used to display the content returned from an RSS feed.
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2 Nov 2006
Saravanan Lakshmanan
Utility to convert data from ID and CODE columns in a look up table into an enum type in C# (or VB.NET).
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29 Nov 2006
SoulFurnace
A 3D-gradient looking button for PocketPC, using only the .NET Compact Framework.
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20 Nov 2006
salysle
This article addresses the construction of a simple image gallery type of web application.
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22 Nov 2006
DonSn
How to expose a .NET EXE assembly to a COM compliant client application (such as VB6 or VBScript) and force the client application to use the running instance of the .NET EXE assembly.
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8 Nov 2006
fstrahberger
How to bind RSS feeds to a GridView.
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3 Nov 2006
Raju Chandra Dey
An article on handling data persistency on multiple DataGrids with JavaScript an code-behind.
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18 Dec 2006
siroman
How to avoid 'cross-thread operation not allowed' errors using reflection.
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16 May 2008
Edward Steward
How to set and validate properties in a single line of code.
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2 Nov 2006
ChandraSekar Maheswaran
Automaticaly Select Item From a Combox as the String is entered
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2 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes an easy way to implement automated page refreshes through the use of a custom control.
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29 Nov 2006
samitcom
This will generate a SQL Select Query, Insert Query, Update Query and Delete Query by selecting SQL Database Connection and Choose a table to generate the script for using in class or DataCommand.
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28 Nov 2006
sydausguy
An ASP.NET virtual earth custom server map control, with C# and VB.NET examples.
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13 Apr 2007
MatrixCoder
This article will show you how to automatically run your applications at startup.
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4 Nov 2006
arapallo
Turn a List(Of) into a DataSet in three different ways and check performance.
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17 Nov 2006
C. Bess
Explains how to implement an AsyncCalendar that can render any control in a calendar day and get events from the rendered controls with ease.
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17 Aug 2007
MatrixCoder
Have you ever wanted to create a Music/Video Player? Well, now you can. This article will teach you how to create a fully functional general media player.
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20 Nov 2006
G. Kiran
These recursive procedures check for the immediate parent node or child node of another node.
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10 Nov 2006
salysle
This article describes the construction of a custom control used to display a daily Dilbert comic on a site.
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29 Nov 2006
MatrixCoder
This article will show you a simple way to shutdown, restart, or log off your computer.
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1 Nov 2006
Ky Sealy
This article discusses a non-recursive method to gain access to every control on a form.
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21 Nov 2006
Tenschman
An easy way to get the new look in your application...
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7 Nov 2006
Mohm'ed Melhem
Special Text Box control with functionality of validating and controlling handled text data
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4 Nov 2006
sdinakar
Three level architecture for database connectivity: the data access layer, the middle layer, and the front layer.

Current Participants

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

AdamNajmanowicz
Web Developer
Poland Poland
Adam Najmanowicz is a Senior Developer at Cognifide Poland.

His previous experience includes Delphi, .Net as well as Java Development.

Currently working on ASP.NET + MSSql Server(Oracle) solutions for enterprises.

Also developing desktop applications for Stardock Systems.
Alberto Venditti
Technical Lead
Italy Italy
I was born in 1970.

My first computer experience dates back to early 80s, with a Sinclair ZX81.
From that time on, as many "friends" say, my IT-illness has increased year by year.

I graduated in Electronic Engineering and earned the following Microsoft certifications:
MCP, MCT, MCDBA, MCSD, MCAD, MCSD for .NET (early achiever).

I worked in IT as a developer, a teacher, a consultant, a technical writer, a technical leader.
IT knowledge applied to real life is my primary interest and focus.
Amazon Web Services
United States United States
No Biography provided
Group type: Organisation

1 members

Anil_gupta
Software Developer Microsoft India
India India
No Biography provided
arapallo
Web Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
Bill Albing
Technical Writer FarPoint Technologies, Inc.
United States United States
Bill Albing creates technical documentation with as much automation and content management as possible and is a proponent of XML and structured authoring. With over 15 years experience, he is presently employed at FarPoint Technologies where he creates user-centered and API reference documentation for software products.
Brian Brewder
Web Developer
United States United States
I'm a software engineer in Spokane, WA. I have been developing with .Net since 2002. My main area of focus has been designing and implementing a UI framework for an ERP system. Before I got into .Net, I developed for several years in a variety of languages and platforms including mostly ASP, though I've also developed applications for both Palm and Pocket PC devices.

I received my degree in Computing and Software System from the University of Washington in 1999. I have also completed a certificate course in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML, also from the University of Washington, in 2005.
C. Bess
Web Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
ChandraSekar Maheswaran
Web Developer
India India
Hi,
Am Chandru. I'm a Software developer. Am concentrating Only on Microsoft Technologies more than others. Don't ask me why..! I usually write codes a lot.. I do them because I Like them. Am working in a software firm in India. i've done a Post Graduation in Computers.
Danilo Mendez
Web Developer
United States United States
Danilo is the creator of SmartRules, a Business Rules Engine. He is an industry consultant working primarily with companies interested in implementing dynamic rules programming concepts to add flexibility to their architectures on web, CE, and desktop platforms. He operates his own website, Kontac, where you will find more information.

To contact Danilo, email him at danilo.mendez@gmail.com.
DonSn
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
Developer
Eduardo Oliveira
Software Developer (Senior)
Canada Canada
Eduardo Oliveira graduated in Computer Systems Analysis in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil in 1990.
He has been working as Programmer Analyst since.
In 2001 immigrated to Canada and today lives in Calgary and works with .NET and SQL server, developing desktop and web applications.
Edward Steward
Chief Technology Officer
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
Fabio Zanetta
Web Developer
Italy Italy
No Biography provided
fstrahberger
Web Developer
Germany Germany
Florian works as consultant for change- and configuration management for about 7 years. In this environment he is often forced to work with unix, perl and shell scripts.

For more information about change- and configuration management (espacially Serena Dimensions) visit: www.venco.de

For video tutorials about asp.net, ajax, gridviews, ... (in german) visit: www.siore.com
G. Kiran
Web Developer
India India
I have been working as Application Engineer for 2+ years in ASP.NET
George H. Slaterpryce III
Architect
United States United States
Developing software since 1995, starting out with Borland Turbo C++ 3 & Motorolla Assembly.
Eventually learning several different languages such as
Pascal/Delphi,Basic, Visual Basic,FoxPro, ASP, PHP, and Perl.

Currently using the .net framework for most development task.

Hobbies include underwater robotics, and electronics.

George's current language of choice is C#.
Howard Richards
Architect
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Developer, business person, etc.
Jos Branders
Web Developer
Belgium Belgium
No Biography provided
Ky Sealy
Web Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
Lou Franco
Atalasoft, Inc.
United States United States
Lou Franco is the Director of Engineering at Atalasoft, provider of the leading .NET Imaging SDK (DotImage) and the Document Viewer for SharePoint (Vizit).

http://atalasoft.com/products/dotimage
http://vizitsp.com
MatrixCoder
Software Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
Mike Ellison
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
United States United States
With a background in education, music, application development, institutional research, data governance, and business intelligence, I work for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas helping to derive useful information from institutional data. It's an old picture, but one of my favorites.
Mohammad Said Hefny
Architect
Egypt Egypt
No Biography provided
Mohm'ed Melhem
Software Developer (Senior) none
Palestinian Territory (Occupied) Palestinian Territory (Occupied)
No Biography provided
No Biography provided
rmortega77
Software Developer CIMEX S.A.
Cuba Cuba
Rodolfo Ortega is a Cuban Computer Scientist. He works as IT Auditor for the CIMEX S.A. subsidiary in Holguin, Cuba. He lives and works in Holguin, in the eastern part of the island of Cuba.

You can contact him at rodolfom[]cimex.com.cu for any personal message: Ideas on new articles, bibliography about new APIs, questions, are wellcome.

Submit questions related with current article to the article forum.
salysle
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
No Biography provided
samitcom
Web Developer
Indonesia Indonesia
Sam is working on .Net technologies for a reputed IT company
Saravanan Lakshmanan
United States United States
No Biography provided
sdinakar
Web Developer
United States United States
worked with c++, Visual C++, javascript, pdm and CAD customisation software for few many years.

last few years interested in sql server. picked up .net an year ago.

interested in c#, ADO.net, j# etc etc
Selvin
Systems / Hardware Administrator
Poland Poland
No Biography provided
siroman
Software Developer
Italy Italy
No Biography provided
SoulFurnace
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
sydausguy
Web Developer
United States United States
Australian .NET Developer Living in Newport Beach California.
Tenschman
Germany Germany
No Biography provided
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