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Best "Everything Else" Article of November 2014

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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

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

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12 Nov 2014
CodeProject
On Wednesday November 12, Microsoft CVP Brian Harry will be available here for a live Q&A in the comment section of this article.
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6 Nov 2014
morzel
Moving Webcam with Joystick and Servos (Arduino/SharpDX/WinForms)
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13 Nov 2014
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
My experience and things that I like about codealike
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1 Nov 2014
Nigel B Thomas
Like it or not JavaScript is everywhere. It can be found in front end applications on the client, it can be found in a variety of frameworks and  libraries, and it can be found in  backend applications in server environments.
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2 Nov 2014
Manas Bhardwaj
This is a PowerShell alternative to SharePoint 2013 AppRegNew.aspx
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2 Nov 2014
MVukoje
How to integrate responsive site in Salesforce1
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4 Nov 2014
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
null error in code execution
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21 Nov 2014
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
Here, I share my experience with Codealike
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21 Nov 2014
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
Configuring a chocolatey install
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19 Nov 2014
Dan Rowinski
Infotainment, diagnostics, telematics ... how mobile technology is changing the car.The post 4 Solutions To Build Apps For The Connected Car appeared first on ARC.
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24 Nov 2014
Thomas Maierhofer (Tom)
How to build NHunspell with PowerShell Build Tools
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2 Nov 2014
Faye Williams
Screencasting on Fedora [20]
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3 Nov 2014
Keyhole Software
How to use PouchDB for offline/data sync
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6 Nov 2014
Víctor Sumozas
Show alert if datepicker is empty and save record
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6 Nov 2014
Víctor Sumozas
Validate comboBox with Initial Value and RequiredFieldValidator
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8 Nov 2014
Ivan Krivyakov
Simple checksum program that allows to verify file authenticity
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9 Nov 2014
HeldinBayoumy
The Illusion of control: Agile as a paradigm shift
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8 Nov 2014
Gilly Barr
Online multiple JavaScript compression tool
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21 Nov 2014
Gordon Beeming (RSA)
Upgrade/Publish TFS 2013 Process Templates with PowerShell
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20 Nov 2014
JammoD87
Methods used to load the required Windows form dependant on the result of a SQL query
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21 Nov 2014
JammoD87
How to use WinSCP and SSIS to download files from SFTP
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19 Nov 2014
FMXExpress
Gnostice Information Technologies has released a new version of Gnostice XtremeDocumentStudio for Delphi XE7 Firemonkey. XtremeDocumentStudio has a Firemonkey based document viewer which supports PDFs plus images on desktop (Windows and Mac) and images on mobile devices (Android and IOS).
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26 Nov 2014
Cybermaxs
Towards a better local caching strategy
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25 Nov 2014
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
Setting Default Values to Auto Properties
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17 Mar 2017
Arthur Minduca
This post tells you about the absolute bare minimum that every programmer should know about memory management.
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6 Nov 2014
Stephen C Young
Why is your code so hard to understand
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7 Mar 2015
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
This article is for the concept of Random URLs and how they can be generated in ASP.NET for creating Random URLs for your application.
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25 Nov 2014
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
String interpolation in C# 6.0
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16 Nov 2014
Ronnie Mukherjee
This is a beginner's guide to garbage collection in .NET
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20 Nov 2014
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
This article provides an overview of the hashing process of passwords in ASP.NET's Crypto class.
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6 Nov 2014
Stephen C Young
Here are 5 more questions developers should be asking themselves
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4 Nov 2014
Wastedtalent
An example of how interfaces, generics and extension methods can drastically reduce code replication
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12 Apr 2015
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
New developers and the importance of C; this blog post is about my opinion and views about C programming language's importance for beginners in programming. Yours might be different!
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6 Nov 2014
Stephen C Young
How to get ahead by focusing on principles and not technologies
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4 Nov 2014
Gilly Barr
Lazy loading directives in AngularJS the easy way

Current Participants

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

Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
Technical Lead
India India

Kunal Chowdhury is a former Microsoft "Windows Platform Development" MVP (Most Valuable Professional, 2010 - 2018), a Codeproject Mentor, Speaker in various Microsoft events, Author, passionate Blogger and a Senior Technical Lead by profession.

He is currently working in an MNC located in India. He has a very good skill over XAML, C#, Silverlight, Windows Phone, WPF and Windows app development. He posts his findings, articles, tutorials in his technical blog (www.kunal-chowdhury.com) and CodeProject.


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Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
Software Developer
Pakistan Pakistan
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a computer programmer from Rabwah, Pakistan, currently living in The Netherlands, likes .NET Core and Node.js for regular everyday development. Afzaal Ahmad works at Adyen as a Developer Advocate.

He is an expert with Cloud, Mobile, and API development. Afzaal has experience with the Azure platform and likes to build cross-platform libraries/software with .NET Core. Afzaal is an Alibaba Cloud MVP, twice he has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for his community leadership in software development, four times CodeProject MVP status for technical writing and mentoring, and 4 times C# Corner MVP status in the same field.
Arthur Minduca
Software Developer
Canada Canada
Software architect with work experience in distributed systems that includes cloud development, web and desktop applications. MSc in Machine Learning, Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD).
CodeProject
Software Developer The Code Project
United States United States
No Biography provided
Group type: Organisation

4 members

Cybermaxs
Technical Lead
France France
Yet another proof of concept
Dan Rowinski
United States United States
No Biography provided
Faye Williams
Founder FayeWilliams.com
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Programming shouldn't be a black art. Code is creative and beautiful. I write little programming guides for C, C++, GDB and Linux.

FayeWilliams.com
FMXExpress
United States United States
Providing over 425+ tips and tricks for building Android, IOS, Windows, and Mac OSX applications with Delphi XE5, XE6, and XE7 Firemonkey.
Gilly Barr
Web Developer
Israel Israel
Started programming e-commerce sites with PHP & MySQL at the age of 14. Worked for me well for about 5 years.

Transfered to C# & asp.net, while serving in the IDF.
Worked on the 'Core Performance' Team at ShopYourWay.com (Sears Israel)
Currently working at Logz.io

Check out my blog!
or my twitter
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
HeldinBayoumy
Product Manager
Egypt Egypt
Agile Evangelist, Change Embracer and Success Facilitator. Project Manager and IT professional with 8+ years of leadership experience - http://www.hossamaldin.com
Ivan Krivyakov
Technical Lead Thomson Reuters
United States United States
Ivan is a hands-on software architect/technical lead working for Thomson Reuters in the New York City area. At present I am mostly building complex multi-threaded WPF application for the financial sector, but I am also interested in cloud computing, web development, mobile development, etc.

Please visit my web site: www.ikriv.com.
JammoD87
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Keyhole Software
Keyhole Software
United States United States
Keyhole is a software development and consulting firm with a tight-knit technical team. We work primarily with Java, .NET, and Mobile technologies, specializing in application development. We love the challenge that comes in consulting and blog often regarding some of the technical situations and technologies we face. Kansas City, St. Louis and Chicago.
Group type: Organisation

3 members

Manas Bhardwaj
Architect
Netherlands Netherlands

Read my personal blog at www.manasbhardwaj.net.

MVukoje
Software Developer (Senior) CallidusCloud
Serbia Serbia
I am a software developer at CallidusCloud currently working on software for Quoting and Product Configuration.

In past few years I have been working on development of multi-portal CMS and I was responsible for defining Coding standard and Code Review process. For three years, I have lead team of programmers that developed Soprex framework for enterprise applications development and I have also built Soprex Quotation Tool on that framework. My main points of interests are enterprise app architecture, Scrum and TDD.

I blogs about software development at www.Vukoje.NET.
Nigel B Thomas
Team Leader
Jamaica Jamaica
I have worked in the Information Technology field for over 15 years and I create tools to automate day-to-day tasks such as to move information from SharePoint lists to SQL Server databases, to manipulate SSIS packages, to inventory servers, to conduct security checks of Servers and workstations, and just about anything else that needs automating. The tools that I create are based on technologies such as Powershell, JavaScript (browser and some node.js), and C# code.

Along with this I manage IT Infrastructure and I am keenly interested in server and application performance tuning. This has caused me to learn how to troubleshoot network related issues using network packet capture traces, to be able to use wait states to understand what is happening on a database server, and to do server side performance monitoring.
Ronnie Mukherjee
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Stephen C Young
Architect Allan Gray
South Africa South Africa
Since I was young I always preferred teaching myself to learning from a structured syllabus.

This didn’t always make me popular with my teachers. I guess sleeping through the whole of Romeo and Juliet in an English class doesn’t make a great impression. On the other hand I formed an obsession with always researching something.

Over the years these obsessions would jump from topic to topic ranging from physics to lean manufacturing. Photography to functional programming. Cognition to physiology and strength training. Kitesurfing to fire poi. My obsessions may be random but are always led by my curiosity.

Over time I noticed that I was forming connections and finding patterns in unrelated fields and using knowledge I gained from studying the rudiments of things like cognitive psychology when trying to figure out why I was seeing certain behaviours in the teams I was working in.

I'm interested in communicating those underlying principles and connections in a way that is useful to others.

I have been working as a programmer, architect and manager for the last 12 years so there is a strong bias to helping junior programmers and software development teams improve.

I focus on underlying principles and not technologies.
I'm a Senior Software Consultant
Thomas Maierhofer Consulting
Víctor Sumozas
Software Developer (Senior)
Spain Spain
My name is Víctor Sumozas. I am an Industrial engineer and passionate exponent and enthusiast in software development and a keen interest in continuing evolution of .Net technologies. Certificated in Developing ASP.NET 4.5 MVC 4 Web Applications.
You can read the original post at Sumozas Null Pointer
Any comment will be highly appreciated. Thanks!
Wastedtalent
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided

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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