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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 19 Feb 2003   Updated: 19 Feb 2003   Views: 144,820   Rating: 3.58/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 4.42
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 40   Downloaded: 4,205
A marquee control written in C#
Tree Controls
TreeView Controls
Posted: 4 Feb 2006   Updated: 20 Feb 2006   Views: 159,850   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 7.23
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 94   Downloaded: 966
A utility class which makes it easier to create recursive methods that operate on the TreeView control.
Trace and Logs
Debug and Tracing
Posted: 6 Apr 2005   Updated: 6 Apr 2005   Views: 46,390   Rating: 3.47/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 2.93
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 559
An article which demonstrates how to direct trace/debug information to an XML file.
GDI+
General
Posted: 13 Sep 2005   Updated: 9 May 2012   Views: 117,110   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 43   Popularity: 8.17
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 158   Downloaded: 1,475
A task-oriented review of an animation library and the application which uses it.
XML
XML/XSLT
Posted: 5 Oct 2004   Updated: 11 Jan 2005   Views: 75,280   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.38
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 789
An article which shows how to enumerate over XML data in a foreach loop as if the data were in a collection.
.NET Framework
Utilities
Posted: 25 Mar 2006   Updated: 3 Apr 2006   Views: 175,850   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 8.67
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 127   Downloaded: 10,989
A tool which allows you to view, save, and copy an image embedded in any assembly.
Windows Presentation Foundation
Annotations
Posted: 12 Sep 2007   Updated: 12 Sep 2007   Views: 203,321   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 180   Downloaded: 3,779
Demonstrates how to add text annotations to an Image element
Applications
Posted: 17 Dec 2008   Updated: 17 Dec 2008   Views: 381,012   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 90   Popularity: 9.67
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 270   Downloaded: 13,145
Reviews a localizable WPF Wizard user interface written in both C# and VB.NET.
Controls
Posted: 5 Jan 2007   Updated: 24 Jan 2007   Views: 394,830   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 8.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 216   Downloaded: 7,949
Shows how to turn a TreeView into an Org Chart.
Posted: 28 Jan 2007   Updated: 29 Jan 2007   Views: 345,020   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 69   Popularity: 9.11
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 252   Downloaded: 6,776
Reviews an advanced layout customization for the WPF TreeView.
Posted: 19 Feb 2007   Updated: 25 Feb 2007   Views: 92,870   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.31
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 82   Downloaded: 1,236
Examines an intuitive way to correct typos in a TextBox.
Posted: 21 Jan 2007   Updated: 13 Apr 2007   Views: 581,200   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 73   Popularity: 9.12
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 211   Downloaded: 11,226
Discusses automated drag-and-drop in the WPF ListView.
Posted: 28 Apr 2007   Updated: 28 Apr 2007   Views: 236,540   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.63
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 92   Downloaded: 4,727
A step-by-step review of how to conditionally highlight ListViewItems.
Posted: 1 Aug 2008   Updated: 1 Aug 2008   Views: 330,850   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 73   Popularity: 9.08
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 125   Downloaded: 12,072
Examines how to create a tree of checkboxes that intelligently update their own check state and are easy to navigate with the keyboard
Posted: 22 Mar 2009   Updated: 22 Mar 2009   Views: 195,770   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 66   Popularity: 8.94
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 165   Downloaded: 10,645
Introducing ContentControl3D: a control that makes it easy to incorporate 3D flips into any WPF user interface.
Posted: 14 Jun 2009   Updated: 14 Jun 2009   Views: 138,140   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.83
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 154   Downloaded: 2,350
Reviews a matrix control that can be data bound and visually styled with ease
Data Binding
Posted: 3 Apr 2007   Updated: 4 Apr 2007   Views: 417,900   Rating: 4.66/5    Votes: 102   Popularity: 9.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 235   Downloaded: 0
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
Posted: 6 May 2007   Updated: 6 May 2007   Views: 143,750   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.46
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 61   Downloaded: 763
Reviews a pattern which enables new possibilities for data binding.
Posted: 19 May 2008   Updated: 19 May 2008   Views: 231,900   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 99   Popularity: 9.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 127   Downloaded: 3,062
A gradual introduction to the world of WPF data binding.
Posted: 22 May 2008   Updated: 22 May 2008   Views: 1,419,941   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 343   Popularity: 12.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 696   Downloaded: 38,762
Reviews how using a ViewModel can abstract away the complexities of the WPF TreeView control.
Posted: 2 Jul 2008   Updated: 2 Jul 2008   Views: 68,570   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 7.19
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 683
Reviews and compares three techniques that enable you to data bind to any element tree.
Posted: 5 Jul 2008   Updated: 5 Jul 2008   Views: 77,480   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 460
Explains how to allow users to select the amount of information to view
General
Posted: 27 Aug 2006   Updated: 2 Sep 2006   Views: 480,440   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 82   Popularity: 9.53
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 186   Downloaded: 8,537
Discusses a class which provides automated dragging of elements in a WPF Canvas.
Posted: 19 Oct 2006   Updated: 19 Oct 2006   Views: 104,740   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.97
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 76   Downloaded: 3,757
A ListBox which slides its items when they are selected and deselected.
Posted: 17 Sep 2006   Updated: 2 Nov 2006   Views: 119,380   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 71   Downloaded: 2,657
Demonstrates how to perform input validation using regular expressions, in a Windows Presentation Foundation application.
Posted: 5 Aug 2006   Updated: 14 Nov 2006   Views: 147,030   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 66   Downloaded: 1,601
Demonstrates how to chain together value converters used in WPF data binding.
Posted: 14 Jul 2007   Updated: 14 Jul 2007   Views: 72,830   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 41   Downloaded: 827
Demonstrates how to create unit tests for a class which uses a DispatcherTimer.
Posted: 13 Oct 2007   Updated: 13 Oct 2007   Views: 142,940   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 8.59
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 123   Downloaded: 638
An introspective journey of solving problems using WPF
Posted: 3 Nov 2007   Updated: 3 Nov 2007   Views: 49,570   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 307
Giving routed commands default execution logic
Posted: 29 Nov 2007   Updated: 5 Dec 2007   Views: 183,741   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 101   Downloaded: 2,523
A detailed examination of the WPF element trees and their subtleties
Posted: 11 Dec 2007   Updated: 17 Dec 2007   Views: 61,240   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.60
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 4
A high octane multifunction visualizer that allows detailed inspection of the visual tree and logical trees. New feature of Mole II Black Ops allows viewing and drilling into non-public members of any element or sub-element in the visual or logical trees.
Posted: 12 Nov 2007   Updated: 31 Dec 2007   Views: 139,450   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 8.33
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 89   Downloaded: 1,496
A debugger visualizer which allows you to inspect the visual tree.
Posted: 6 Jan 2008   Updated: 6 Jan 2008   Views: 114,620   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.46
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 115   Downloaded: 1,660
The first article in a series devoted to a WPF application that plays streaming podcasts off the Internet.
Posted: 27 Jan 2008   Updated: 27 Jan 2008   Views: 241,690   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 67   Popularity: 9.08
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 194   Downloaded: 1,979
Provides guidance for using the Model-View-Controller design pattern to create modular WPF apps that are easy to unit test
Posted: 5 Mar 2008   Updated: 5 Mar 2008   Views: 159,700   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 58   Popularity: 8.77
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 157   Downloaded: 5,812
The second article in a series devoted to a WPF application that plays streaming audio podcasts off the Internet. This article discusses the idea and implementation of look-less applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008   Updated: 20 Mar 2008   Views: 45,870   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.99
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 0
The third article in a series devoted to a WPF application that plays streaming audio podcasts off the Internet. This article discusses the solution to a problem related to structural skinning.
Posted: 3 May 2008   Updated: 3 May 2008   Views: 170,962   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.25
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 187   Downloaded: 4,499
Shows how to write the same simple program in Windows Forms and WPF.
Posted: 4 May 2008   Updated: 4 May 2008   Views: 63,370   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.91
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 731
Introduces a generic technique of chaining commands together.
Posted: 1 Jun 2008   Updated: 1 Jun 2008   Views: 32,810   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.33
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 78
A fun excursion into using WPF to visualize a simple numeric rule system.
Posted: 11 Nov 2006   Updated: 13 Jul 2008   Views: 276,980   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 8.34
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 260   Downloaded: 3,797
A free library of controls and utility classes for use in WPF applications.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008   Updated: 24 Jul 2008   Views: 293,320   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 52   Popularity: 8.50
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 139   Downloaded: 2,836
Reviews a clean and lightweight way to use RoutedCommands in the MVVM pattern.
Posted: 30 Aug 2008   Updated: 30 Aug 2008   Views: 357,252   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 80   Popularity: 9.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 210   Downloaded: 6,152
Explains the concept of attached behaviors and shows how to use them in the context of the MVVM pattern.
Posted: 7 Sep 2009   Updated: 7 Sep 2009   Views: 68,890   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.43
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 68   Downloaded: 252
Reviews the “From Russia with Love” technique of simplifying the creation of ViewModel objects from other libraries, without compromising your MVVM architecture
Posted: 15 Nov 2009   Updated: 15 Nov 2009   Views: 84,170   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 8.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 130   Downloaded: 2,448
Reviews a WPF application that displays an object graph which can be rearranged by the user at runtime, and highlights circular dependencies in its nodes.
Posted: 1 Apr 2010   Updated: 5 Apr 2010   Views: 85,240   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.78
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 72   Downloaded: 1,767
Reviews a simple and testable way to show a MessageBox in any WPF or Silverlight application built with the MVVM design pattern
Layout
Posted: 2 Apr 2007   Updated: 4 Apr 2007   Views: 200,211   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 87   Popularity: 9.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 191   Downloaded: 0
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
Posted: 25 Apr 2007   Updated: 26 Apr 2007   Views: 271,721   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 53   Popularity: 8.60
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 100   Downloaded: 9,539
A step-by-step review of how to customize the arrangement of items in a ListBox.
Posted: 7 Apr 2008   Updated: 20 May 2008   Views: 174,621   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 77   Popularity: 9.12
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 130   Downloaded: 6,357
Explores Panel3D, a custom WPF panel that displays its children in 3D space
Styles
Posted: 12 Apr 2007   Updated: 13 Apr 2007   Views: 341,491   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 93   Popularity: 9.67
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 224   Downloaded: 0
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
Posted: 27 Jul 2007   Updated: 27 Jul 2007   Views: 244,040   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 78   Popularity: 9.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 312   Downloaded: 9,267
Reviews the basics of creating a WPF user interface with various visual styles.
Templates
Posted: 6 Apr 2007   Updated: 7 Apr 2007   Views: 350,011   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 98   Popularity: 9.65
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 214   Downloaded: 0
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
Posted: 13 May 2007   Updated: 13 May 2007   Views: 87,940   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.60
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 49   Downloaded: 609
Examines a powerful technique for implementing DataTemplate selection logic.
Utilities
Posted: 26 Nov 2007   Updated: 31 Dec 2007   Views: 139,240   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.54
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 78   Downloaded: 533
A multifunction visualizer that allows inspection of the visual tree. For each element in the visual tree, the developer can view all properties, visual images, run-time XAML, and can drill through to property collections to view their values.
Posted: 5 Dec 2007   Updated: 31 Dec 2007   Views: 102,000   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.12
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 48   Downloaded: 6
Introduces the second version of a very useful and educational debugger visualizer for WPF developers.
XAML
Posted: 31 Mar 2007   Updated: 19 Apr 2007   Views: 617,090   Rating: 4.70/5    Votes: 173   Popularity: 10.76
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 761   Downloaded: 28,867
A guided tour of the Windows Presentation Foundation, one feature at a time.
Posted: 8 Jun 2007   Updated: 8 Jun 2007   Views: 149,861   Rating: 4.64/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 108   Downloaded: 2,847
Reviews how to implement dynamic user interfaces in WPF.
Windows Workflow Foundation
General
Posted: 12 Nov 2006   Updated: 12 Nov 2006   Views: 143,570   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 44   Popularity: 7.44
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 101   Downloaded: 672
Explains the very basics of Windows Workflow Foundation, using The World's Stupidest WF Application.
Macros and Add-ins
Tools
Posted: 14 Dec 2007   Updated: 31 Dec 2007   Views: 133,390   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.60
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 77   Downloaded: 26
A high performance, full featured, multifunction visualizer allows detailed inspection of WPF, WCF, ASP.NET, XBAP's and WinForm applications. This includes viewing and drilling into public, protected and non-public members of any element or sub-element in the application. Current Version 3.0.0.4
Posted: 31 Dec 2007   Updated: 29 Jan 2008   Views: 392,271   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 82   Popularity: 9.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 358   Downloaded: 4,615
New Silverlight Movies For Mole. Mole v4.2 has GREAT new features! Visualizer with property editing. Mole is a high performance, full featured, multifunction visualizer that allows detailed inspection of WPF, WCF, WF, ASP.NET, XBAP's and WinForm applications. Editing of properties is now support
Product Showcase
General
Posted: 9 Mar 2011   Updated: 9 Mar 2011   Views: 17,870   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
Mole is a debugger visualizer that runs in Visual Studio while you are debugging .NET applications. Mole makes debugging easier because it provides a comprehensive view into all of your application’s data objects
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Josh Smith
Software Developer (Senior) Cynergy Systems
United States United States
Josh creates software, for iOS and Windows.

He works at Cynergy Systems as a Senior Experience Developer.

Read his iOS Programming for .NET Developers[^] book to learn how to write iPhone and iPad apps by leveraging your existing .NET skills.

Use his Master WPF[^] app on your iPhone to sharpen your WPF skills on the go.

Check out his Advanced MVVM[^] book.

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