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Edit Controls
General
Posted: 19 Jan 2012   Updated: 19 Jan 2012   Views: 8,173   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 242
This value converter makes it very quick and easy to add the ability for the user to input equations in text boxes that are bound to numeric properties.
Silverlight
Controls
Posted: 5 May 2011   Updated: 5 May 2011   Views: 8,531   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 279
Implements a control to support changing colors for Silverlight Shapes using VisualStateManager
HowTo
Posted: 16 Jun 2011   Updated: 16 Jun 2011   Views: 8,844   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 160
Provides a way to connect to an external DependencyProperty
Office Development
Microsoft Excel
Posted: 17 Aug 2012   Updated: 17 Aug 2012   Views: 12,108   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 776
A framework for scanning a worksheet for headers, reading and validating data, providing feedback to the user, and displaying the data in a form with the results.
C#
Enumerations
Posted: 10 Nov 2011   Updated: 16 Nov 2011   Views: 12,954   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 305
How to use DescriptionAttribute for enumerations bound to a ComboBox.
General
Posted: 15 Oct 2011   Updated: 15 Oct 2011   Views: 7,729   Rating: 4.11/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 211
Generic ValueConverter for Binding Enumerations to Check Boxes
Posted: 16 Feb 2012   Updated: 22 Feb 2012   Views: 33,384   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 229
Performance and ideas from Anders Hejlsberg INotifyPropertyChanged
Posted: 29 Feb 2012   Updated: 29 Feb 2012   Views: 11,016   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.63
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 244
This article is about using Rosyln to evaluate user input in a value converter.
Posted: 29 May 2012   Updated: 29 May 2012   Views: 4,632   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
A runtime variables class to support multiple application development.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012   Updated: 21 Sep 2012   Views: 11,532   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 150
Demonstrates how to use attributes during run time in a serious application to improve maintainability.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013   Updated: 30 Jul 2013   Views: 14,877   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 389
Helper for serializing objects in XML or binary and saving to a file
Libraries
General
Posted: 27 Mar 2012   Updated: 27 Mar 2012   Views: 38,806   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.33
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 2,361
This is just an introduction to the Event Aggregator, with a sample that is easy to understand.
Windows Presentation Foundation
Controls
Posted: 2 Nov 2010   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 48,096   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.45
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 1,794
Describes how to create a control that inherits from a base control
Posted: 3 Jan 2012   Updated: 3 Jan 2012   Views: 6,435   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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An enumeration RadioButtion ListBox control.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012   Updated: 18 Jun 2012   Views: 8,818   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 143
A generic implementation for IValueConverter.
Data Binding
Posted: 2 Nov 2011   Updated: 2 Nov 2011   Views: 13,083   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 266
How to do dynamic binding of static properties.
General
Posted: 8 Jul 2011   Updated: 8 Jul 2011   Views: 5,899   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A special class is needed to support binding a set of flags to a View.
Posted: 5 Oct 2011   Updated: 5 Oct 2011   Views: 11,573   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 297
WPF Dynamic Application Settings
Posted: 14 Dec 2011   Updated: 14 Dec 2011   Views: 9,503   Rating: 4.56/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Discovering the limitations of IValueConverter in WPF
Posted: 20 Aug 2012   Updated: 20 Aug 2012   Views: 12,809   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.86
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This article will show you how to implement a class that will provide type conversion for another class. In this particular case will be providing conversion to and from a string.
Libraries
Posted: 24 Nov 2011   Updated: 24 Nov 2011   Views: 13,520   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 233
A generic WPF/Silverlight value converter.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012   Updated: 26 Jan 2012   Views: 12,640   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 134
A value binding converter for WPF.
Algorithms & Recipes
Math
Posted: 12 Sep 2012   Updated: 14 Sep 2012   Views: 11,752   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
This is an alternative for "Finding prime numbers".
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Average tips rating: 3.81

Grid & Data Controls
DataSets, DataGrids etc
Posted: 15 Aug 2012   Updated: 2 Oct 2012   Views: 5,660   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 71
This article presents a way to display totally dynamic data in a windoes grid using a dictionary.
C#
General
Posted: 8 Jun 2012   Updated: 8 Jun 2012   Views: 5,155   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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You can implement BackgroundWorker using Lambdas without any sort of helper class very easily.
Posted: 25 Mar 2013   Updated: 25 Mar 2013   Views: 3,642   Rating: 2.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 28
Design to create a simple tree view that can be copy and pasted
Posted: 11 Jul 2013   Updated: 11 Jul 2013   Views: 4,396   Rating: 2.33/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.11
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 76
Helper for serializing objects to a string
Windows Presentation Foundation
Controls
Posted: 2 Jun 2012   Updated: 2 Jun 2012   Views: 10,279   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
A rather quick and dirty way of creating a filtered combo box in WPF.
Posted: 6 Jun 2012   Updated: 6 Jun 2012   Views: 10,903   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 194
A little trick that will more completely fill the DatePicker background from the code-behind.
Data Binding
Posted: 5 Sep 2012   Updated: 5 Sep 2012   Views: 6,455   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 128
The IValueConverter can be used to select a View.
Collections
General
Posted: 2 Jul 2012   Updated: 2 Jul 2012   Views: 15,517   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 211
Why didn’t Microsoft provide this in the ObservableCollection?
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Clifford Nelson
Software Developer (Senior) ETeam/Delloitte
United States United States
Has been working as a C# developer on contract for the last several years, including 3 years at Microsoft. Previously worked with Visual Basic and Microsoft Access VBA, and have developed code for Word, Excel and Outlook. Started working with WPF in 2007 when part of the Microsoft WPF team. For the last three years has been working primarily as a senior WPF/C# and Silverlight/C# developer. Currently working as WPF developer with NBC Universal in Universal City, CA


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