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Best VB.NET article of June 2009

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Current Entries

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19 Jun 2009
Greenhorn999
A project that allows users to query Source and Half-Life-based master servers and individual servers
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6 Oct 2009
Ron Schuler
PDF document viewer control that does not require any Acrobat product to be installed
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9 Jun 2009
Jim Parsells
Create useful directory restore points, quickly and easily.
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1 Jun 2009
jpaulino
This article shows the basic steps of creating a report, define the data source at runtime, work with parameters, include images, use the expression editor, and how to feed data to a subreport and charts. Finally it will demonstrate some easy customizations to ReportViewer.
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22 Jun 2009
SteveHarrisBeast
How to make a password verification form in VB that uses LINQ and SQL
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9 Jun 2009
Abhishek Sur
Simple demo to create/modify/delete Excel for both windows and web
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27 Jun 2009
Qaiser_Iftikhar
An article to demonstrate how to calculate system idle time without installing any system wide keybaord/mouse hooks.
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30 Jun 2009
Gregory Gadow
Learn how to extend the Forms.Control object to add locking and unlocking capability
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18 Jun 2009
LarryCharlton
A WPF XAML markup extension with a "Glass" look
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19 Jun 2009
Gabriyel
A nifty tool to help people track changes in files in real-time
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9 Jun 2009
Md. Marufuzzaman
This article will show you how to resize an image keeping with the best graphics quality.
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24 Jun 2009
AdamNThompson
This class sorts objects using Generics and LINQ Lambda Expressions.
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5 Jun 2009
Igor Krupitsky
This short article explains how to use DataView to sort a Hashtable
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29 Jun 2009
Joshua Blackstone
How to Customize the New AjaxControlToolkit Tools, i.e. Editor, ColorPicker, ComboBox
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2 Jul 2009
Raja.Lakshman
Enterprise Library wrapper class to implement run-time dynamic connection strings without using config file
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10 Jun 2009
felixLindemann
Auto-register COM-Interop functions and activate this add-in in MS-Excel, ready to use.
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5 Jun 2009
jesseseger
A cool way to filter data in a DataGridView.
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13 Jun 2009
Jeff Cator
Tool to administer DNS and MTU configuration

Current Participants

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Abhishek Sur
President
India India
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Basically he is from India, who loves to explore the .NET world. He loves to code and in his leisure you always find him talking about technical stuffs.

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AdamNThompson
Web Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
becker666
Software Developer (Senior) BSC Inc
United States United States

Becker Cuéllar is an independent developer(C#/C++/J2ME/VB/perl) on the Washington DC corridor and focuses on developing/integrating web interfaces with Databases(MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Sybase), with mobile devices, scripting(perl/php/javascript) and with MS and Linux(RHE) based backends. Aditionally a full Mobile architect/developer for custom applications for Windows Mobile NETCF , Blackberry J2ME, Android, PalmOS and iPhone.

You'll find him traveling and hiking somewhere on this planet when not working on a project or on a road course race track tweaking his engine and attempting to improve his lap times.
felixLindemann
Germany Germany
No Biography provided
Gabriyel
Singapore Singapore
No Biography provided
Greenhorn999
Software Developer
United States United States
Adam Lawson is a Sr. Windows Engineer at Blue Shield of California (USA). He has collection of useless papers collecting dust include an MCSE 2k3, MCSD.Net, CCNA, A+, Network+ and a piece of lint he found while doing the laundry. He enjoys speaking proper English, prefers MSSQL over flat files and still plans to earn a million dollars by age 30. That's a tall order considering he is 38 now.

He is also a contributing author for TrainSignal and Windows IT Pro Magazine.
Gregory Gadow
United States United States
Gregory Gadow recently graduated from Central Washington University with a B.S. that combined economics and statistical analysis, and currently works for the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife as an IT developer. He has been writing code for 30 years in more than a dozen programming languages, including Visual Basic, VB.Net, C++, C#, ASP, HTML, XML, SQL, and R.
Igor Krupitsky
Web Developer
United States United States
Igor is a business intelligence consultant working in Tampa, Florida. He has a BS in Finance from University of South Carolina and Masters in Information Management System from University of South Florida. He also has following professional certifications: MCSD, MCDBA, MCAD.
Jeff Cator
Engineer Van Dyke Technology Group
United States United States
No Biography provided
jesseseger
Software Developer Hawk Ridge Systems
United States United States
-SolidWorks CSWP
-SolidWorks API Programmer
-Industrial engineer for 15 years
-Robot programmer for 15 years

http://jesseseger.com
Jim Parsells
United States United States
After 30+ years working in the IT field, mostly managing SysAdmins, I have retired. One of my hobbies returns me to programming, basically just to keep my hand in.
Joshua Blackstone
SRI Incorporated
United States United States
I am an Application Developer in Indianapolis, IN. I work primarily with ASP.NET (VB), and Microsoft Access.
jpaulino
Software Developer
Portugal Portugal
Jorge Paulino
Microsoft Visual Basic MVP
Portuguese Software Developer
VB.NET, ASP.NET, VBA, SQL
http://vbtuga.blogspot.com/

http://twitter.com/vbtuga
LarryCharlton
United States United States
I enjoy my wife, living in the woods, my 7 dogs, and learning new things. I like to play with UI stuff and model based coding.
Md. Marufuzzaman
Architect
Bangladesh Bangladesh
A well experienced leader with successful track record of software development, product innovations, brand management and corporate communication etc. Some successful product innovations have also achieved and awards “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) at 2010 and 2011 by codeproject.com and also selected as a mentor of codeproject.com. Published over 100 technical articles in various software development resource sites (i.e., codeprojetc.com, Microsoft MSDN, and IEEE & IBM (In progress)) and various IT Forums, Blogs etc.

Over fourteen years of professional experiences in ICT field having extensive experience in formulating corporate vision and long term strategy. Leading development related functions including design, development, services, data management and analytics, customer experience management, content services, digital analytics and optimization.I have also more than two years’ of strong experience in mobile-VAS (platform development).

An individual with results-driven approach and relentless in pursuit of excellence from a business and organizational standpoint.Honest, believes in transparency, commitment and teamwork.

Expertise: Software/Solution Architect, Technical Research, MIS, Data Analytics, Data Mining, BI, SaaS platform base application development, Large scale Win32 Form/Web based business software solutions, Security, Enterprise applications development, integration, etc.

Technologies/Tools: Microsoft.Net, Microsoft SQL Server , Oracle, MySQL, ETL, Visual C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, , Python, Java, API, MVC, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Open FaaS, AWS,AWS Lambda, MS Azure, WebAPI , WPF, WCF, PHP, Microsoft Power BI, SPSS, PS2, R, Add-In, Visual Basic etc.

.Net UI component: Telerik, DevExpress, Ext.Net etc.
Scripting language: JavaScript, AngularJS, node.JS etc.
Source control / Subversion: Git, Smart SVN, Assembla etc.
Development methodologies: Agile,RAD etc.
Project Management / Issues Tracking Tools: JIRA, Trello, Slack, Clockingit etc.
Qaiser_Iftikhar
Software Developer GWDMedia
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Started as a C++ developer in 2003 and moved to Java for a little while. Started working in .net/C# in 2005 and still in love with it. Working with wpf for past 3-4 years.

Working at GWDMedia for past 6 years, www.gwdmedia.com, as lead developer for client/desktop development.

Does a bit of Android development in spare time.

Love watching Sport and like watching films with a good storyline.
Raja.Lakshman
Web Developer Monash College Pty Ltd
Australia Australia
If you take life as a learning continuum, my curve goes as follows: B.Com, Chartered Accountant, Basic, COBOL, Datatrieve (PDP 11/24, VAX/VMS), Dbase, Rbase, Paradox, VBA, VB, Oracle, SQL Server, .Net .........
Ron Schuler
Software Developer
United States United States
No Biography provided
SteveHarrisBeast
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
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