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Just another approach to understanding communication between HID devices and C#.
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Let's create a simple project estimation DSL using F#!
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Display names and descriptions for enumeration members: a non-intrusive, reliable, localizeable method.
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This articles explains how to implement a TypeDescriptionProvider for a class to support multiple object types using a single class type

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16 Aug 2009 by Dmitri Nеstеruk
Let's create a simple project estimation DSL using F#!
8 Mar 2017 by Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Display names and descriptions for enumeration members: a non-intrusive, reliable, localizeable method.
16 Jun 2008 by Nish Nishant
This articles explains how to implement a TypeDescriptionProvider for a class to support multiple object types using a single class type
24 Aug 2009 by Waleed Elkot
Reading text from any image using Microsoft Office 2007 OCR
22 Mar 2017 by Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Addresses questions on graphics, threading with UI, form development, printing and more
6 Jan 2009 by Steve Marsh
The classes in this project allow you to parse text expressions entered by a user and compile them to a .NET assembly. This assembly can be executed on the fly, or saved to a DLL.
27 Nov 2009 by Max Paulousky
This article presents the techniques and caveats of building Silverlight applications that can be notified about database state changes via polling duplex. WSHttp binding and CLR triggers are used to implement the solution as well.
5 Jul 2008 by Nish Nishant
This article walks through the implementation of a C++/CLI class from a disposable C# base.
24 Jul 2008 by bollwerkj
This article shows you how I got Excel to work using C++/CLI in a Windows Forms Application
3 Sep 2008 by Ahmed Negm
This article introduces how to create and manage .NET enterprise applications using your favorite technology (Data Access Application Block, LINQ, NHibernate, ASMX, and WCF) with the Model Driven Development approach by Sculpture.
5 Nov 2008 by Tolgahan ALBAYRAK
Read, Write, Save INI files without using Windows APIs.
28 Mar 2010 by Alex Blekhman
Find any file in solution using incremental search and advanced filtering
19 Jul 2018 by Ajcek84
PSAM Control Library ported over to WPF
29 Dec 2015 by Bert O Neill
Query Hadoop using Microsoft oriented technologies (C#, SSIS, SQL Server, Excel etc.)
11 Oct 2009 by Wu Xuesong
An article describing a tool developed using WPF for visualizing 3D geometry models
3 Dec 2009 by Teofil Cobzaru
A MultiSelector-derived control that supports multiple selection modes, scoped selection, customizable lasso-tool and selection logic
14 Sep 2018 by bkelly13
Goal: Describe how asynchronous or non-blocking TCP code works
10 May 2009 by DaveyM69
Allows changing of the default MIDI out device in Vista and Windows 7
29 Jun 2009 by Michael Dunn
Create custom tasks in your app's jump list on Windows 7
21 Jun 2010 by Corey Fournier
11 Oct 2011 by Enrique Albert
Baseline WCF Distribution Layer - Decoupling of WCF Services and ViewModels.
9 Oct 2008 by Paul M Watt
Macro based framework written for C++ applications that will allow basic instrumentation and profiling features
17 Aug 2009 by vic_ch2000
A nullable datetime column in .NET DataGrid with DateTimePicker.
14 Apr 2017 by Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Filling one of the ugliest WPF gaps: Animatable EllipticalArcGeometry and EllipticalArcShape
21 Nov 2014 by CodeFate
Revision of the Global Mouse and Keyboard Library from Brian Geiman
21 Dec 2007 by Bruno Sonnino
This article will show how to use data binding and styles to show data coming from a Microsoft SQL database using the new object-relational model introduced in Visual Studio 2008, LINQ to SQL, allowing grouping, sorting and filtering of data with almost no code.
6 Oct 2009 by CS Rocks
This is a slideshow that works in a Silverlight 3 UserControl.
2 Feb 2010 by carl morey
A complete weather station using Arduino 2009 and Visual Basic
8 Jun 2012 by Joshi, Rushikesh
This is an alternative for "Generate Sample XML from XSD".
11 Dec 2016 by Russ Osterlund
Code Obfuscation in 64-Bit Land
23 Oct 2019 by David Lafreniere
A framework combining state machines with asynchronous multicast delegates
14 May 2009 by CS Rocks
This article demonstrates how to upload a file to a (HTTPS) WebDAV server in VB.NET.
4 Feb 2010 by daylightdj
When using DisplayMember / ValueMember on a ComboBox, this problem often occurs.
17 Feb 2008 by Brian P. Adams
A full-featured Task Manager for Windows Mobile.
25 Oct 2012 by Enrique Albert
WPF Validation using the IDataErrorInfo interface combined with Validation attributes
12 Mar 2012 by ledtech3
How to take a screenshot of a Windows form and then print it.
1 Apr 2018 by Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
The mystery of Benham’s top invented in 1895, as well as Fechner color effect, remains not fully uncovered so far. WPF and XAML help to accelerate the research greatly.
5 Jun 2009 by Kel_
This article presents an implementation of a simple alpha-beta player for the board game of Breakthrough.
21 Jul 2012 by Juan Manuel Elosegui
A plug-in that allows you to "destroy" items from TFVC using the "Team Foundation Sidekicks" tool.
23 Dec 2008 by odlumb
How to launch and manipulate applets programmatically.
1 Sep 2009 by PARK Youngho
A tool that enumerates all fonts installed on Windows, and shows you the preview so as to help you code conveniently.
19 Jun 2012 by Burak Ozdiken
How to make a custom panel control like in Visual Studio 2008 for a Windows Forms Application using the .NET Framework.
2 Feb 2013 by Marc Clifton
A prototype application for cross-referencing and indexing files, URL's.
4 Feb 2013 by Pablo Fernandez Duran
This article will show you how to generate a JSON base web service layer from an existing database using CodeFluent Entities. We will also generate a web client back office following an “Import wizard”.
22 Jun 2014 by _Asif_
Welcome to the wonderful word of CCXML/VXML
9 Jan 2009 by pablodg
Workaround to get the correct LocalDateTime of files no matter which date settings your computer has.
5 Aug 2014 by Chris875
State pattern and procedural solution illustrated
29 Oct 2014 by Steffen Ploetz
Currently none of the big Linux/Unix (X11) GUI application frameworks (GTK+, KDE) support XAML based application development. The Moonlight project (including XAML support) was abandoned on May 29, 2012. This article shows 'how to' a XAML based ribbon application with the Roma Widget Set (Xrw) in C#
22 Aug 2017 by gggustafson
This article revises the HTML authoring tool, HTML TOC Generator, that generates a Table of Contents for an HTML document. Optionally, the tool will number the HTML headers.
12 Jun 2015 by Steffen Ploetz
Currently none of the big Linux/Unix (X11) GUI application frameworks (GTK+, KDE) support XAML based application development. The Moonlight project (including XAML support) was abandoned on May 29, 2012. This article reviews a XAML based application with WPF geometry objects (shapes).
2 Sep 2008 by Derek Burnett
Creating classes that model an RSS, in C#
23 Aug 2010 by Erion Pici
Generating docx reports in a client-server architecture, without using MS Office
10 Oct 2014 by Steffen Ploetz
Currently none of the big Linux/Unix (X11) GUI application frameworks (GTK+, KDE) support XAML based application development. The Moonlight project (including XAML support) was abandoned on May 29, 2012. This article shows 'how to' a XAML based dialog application with the Roma Widget Set (Xrw) in C#
8 Nov 2016 by Niemand25
A simple way to place any ObjectListView inside a ComboBox
29 Aug 2009 by _Khallaf
How To Do Precise 2-Way Rijndael CryptoStream Communication
13 Aug 2012 by gggustafson
This article discusses two lessons learned during the development of a mobile application.
9 Mar 2015 by Steffen Ploetz
How to get out the maximum from the Roma widget set in C# efficiently without dependencies to GUI frameworks like GTK or KDE. Short introduction of the widgets.
16 Jun 2015 by NobsterTheLobster
Dynamic string resource\localisation and XAML binding.
9 Nov 2015 by Steffen Ploetz
Currently none of the big Linux/Unix (X11) GUI application frameworks (GTK+, KDE) support XAML based application development. The Moonlight project (including XAML support) was abandoned on May 29, 2012. This article introduces a XAML based Minesweeper game with WPF.
4 Oct 2008 by freedeveloper
Part V: Intercommunications with a Workflow instance using Correlation parameter
21 Jul 2009 by marc ochsenmeier
This article shows how to leverage a component Vista uses when showing the performance lines and histograms.
31 Aug 2009 by Nicholas Butler
An entry for the Lean and Mean competition
15 Dec 2010 by EFEaglehouse
Windows CE/Mobile printing client for LPR, LPRng, and Socket API.
24 Nov 2011 by Scanix
SystemFramework defines interfaces, classes, and types to support a native runtime system with its own garbage collector, delegates, etc. The design of SystemFramework classes is similar to those of the .NET Framework.
3 Jun 2012 by tdkmodchip
Toolbox popup component that is resizable and floats.
6 Sep 2013 by Magnus_
This is an alternative for "Solving the .resx Merge Problem "
30 Sep 2015 by Steffen Ploetz
Currently none of the big Linux/Unix (X11) GUI application frameworks (GTK+, KDE) support XAML based application development. The Moonlight project (including XAML support) was abandoned on May 29, 2012. This article introduces a XAML based 7 segment LCD display utilizing a WPF UserControl.
13 Mar 2016 by Member 11610266
Labels are not only to add titles for fields in a Form. They are a usefull tool to comunicate with the application.
24 Mar 2017 by Steffen Ploetz
This article introduces a small tool (much simpler than sandcaste help file builder) to create HTML help for .NET/MONO assemblies and reviews the XAML based approach to create GUI application with the Roma Widget Set XrwXAML.
6 Sep 2008 by David Catriel
A simple and straightforward tool to monitor and report SourceSafe database changes.
17 Jun 2009 by Sacha Barber
Lookless controls / themes
17 Jun 2009 by Sacha Barber
All new .NET 3.5 3D elements
17 Jun 2009 by Sacha Barber
How to explicitly update and validate Databindings in WPF
9 Jul 2009 by Polanek
A WinForms sample application for the Domain Specific Language created with Irony.
27 Aug 2009 by Farooq Kaiser
In this post, I will build an MVC application that will consume an RSS feed.
28 Oct 2010 by Paul Heil
A look at the undocumented message hook functions for Windows Mobile
17 Aug 2011 by Ger Hayden
This is a working example of a BLOB column on a DataGridView for a Windows Form using C++/CLI where data is drawn from an XML document.
20 Jun 2012 by ThatsAlok
CWinThread with TWO-Way communication using window message
29 Mar 2013 by bkelly13
Goal: Describe how asynchronous or non-blocking TCP code works
13 Aug 2014 by Steffen Ploetz
How to get out the maximum from the Roma Widget Set's list and tree widgets in C#.
26 Sep 2016 by Steffen Ploetz
How to calculate a radial gradient and draw the output on a System.Drawing.Bitmap. And how to use this bitmap as a tile pixmap to fill any path.
3 Aug 2011 by Eric Lynch
Flexible CSV reader/writer with progress reporting and many file format variations.
27 Apr 2009 by davehamdan
A re-write of a previous article. Still using LINQ, but incorporating much more in this iteration 2 version.
30 Oct 2007 by Chris Jenkins
In this article, we will see how to embed IronPython in our Windows Presentation Framework applications using C#.
19 Jun 2009 by Rolf_atSC
This article shows how to automate Outlook using VS2008 rather than VSTO or VBA
23 Jun 2009 by trxStudio
A Duckworth Lewis calculator for Windows Moblie and .NET 3.5.
29 Dec 2009 by GoranZoran
Migrating VS package from 2008 to 2010 Beta 2
20 Sep 2010 by Florian DREVET
Brings you the ability to personalize your configuration files per developer, per machine, per configuration...
25 Oct 2011 by orouit
This article demonstrates how to write a licensing provider for .NET licensing that gets licenses from a Gemalto .NET Card V2.
29 Jul 2014 by Ajit Kumar Thakur Microsoft
This article explains the step by step process to learn MDX query. It will help user to read data from OLAP cube.
27 Jul 2015 by FrankNight
This is a DOCX to HTML conversion tool with css style customization support.
31 Dec 2018 by Randy Kroeger
This article provides an example on how you can change application configuration settings within an existing ClickOnce publish, update the manifest files, followed by using the Mage utility for updating the manifest using the existing cert file.
14 Aug 2008 by Yasser M. Jaffal
In this article, I discuss an example of how you can use information retrieval to grab data out of MSN Money pages to get a free Web Service for currency exchange rates and other quotes.
26 Sep 2008 by Max Paulousky
This article describes MS TFS Proxy efficiency testing depending on the internet channel rate between TFS and TFS Proxy, TFS commands, and TFS Proxy cache state. Also, this article describes the advantages of using the MS TFS Proxy on slow Internet channels.
6 Feb 2009 by Javier Ibarra
This article is about how to get or set values of an InfoPath form.
21 Apr 2009 by Talya Gendler
Implementing localization which depends on the gender of the registered user (ASP.NET).
28 Jun 2009 by David O'Sullivan
Detailed guide to installing Catharsis and setting up a Catharsis solution
5 Jan 2010 by Urs Müller
A plug-in for Visual SourceSafe 2005 that allows for attaching comments to Bugzilla bug entries when committing changes.
21 May 2010 by Bee Mobile
Download data from the local mobile database within sdf file. Create iPhone-like GUI on Windows Mobile to display the data. Create functionality to search the table data. Polish the app by adding some cool features such as round buttons, vibration, glass effect. Find out how to detect the current re