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by rlsdumont
TL;DR: Comparing the values of simple objects of unknown types in .NET can be a pain. Here is the story of how I achieved it (and the code!).This week I had to implement a thing that saves settings for, well, something. Each setting should be saved individually, so all I had as input was the key (a
by Keyhole Software
For the last six months, I have been working a project that exclusively uses CoffeeScript for both the front end and back end. That being said, I have had a lot of CoffeeScript on my mind lately! This blog post will examine some of the pros and cons related to features of CoffeeScript and, hopefully
by Gordon W Beeming
So yesterday I posted Pushing a new project to Chocolatey and I said I would create another post showing how to configure how the Chocolatey install runs and this is that post . ChocolateyInstall.ps1 The first (only really) step to do this is creating a ChocolateyInstall.ps1 script. From looking at
by Prava - Software Developer
Hello everyone, I am back again with your demand for SVN commands. This time, we will go through all usual commands which may be needed while using SVN :). So, let’s not waste our time, and let’s go and check the commands one by one :). svn help The name itself suggests ‘HELP&#8217


by mrhicks on Article "SYSInfo: System info desktop tool"
by Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan on technical blog "How to interact with File;...
by rlsdumont on technical blog "Comparing Two Objects: How...
by Member 11052037 on tip/trick "Uninstalling applications...
by CaldasGSM on technical blog "Comparing Two Objects: How...
5 Feb 2005
Toby Opferman
This article will go into the basics of creating a simple driver.
12 Nov 2003
Ramon de Klein
A high-performance, complete and compact serial library for C++
2 Dec 2002
Ivo Ivanov
The article demonstrates how to build a user mode Win32 API spying system
28 Sep 2005
Dan Farino
How to track down and patch an annoyance in Windows Explorer's code.
22 May 2008
A collection of the most common Active Directory Tasks in C#
19 Mar 2008
Alireza . Shirazi
An article to demonstrate how to get system hardware information such as CPU ID, Hard Disk serial number and so on
12 Mar 2014
A simple USB hardware/software application to torment others
11 Oct 2006
S Keller
Writing your own operating system.
27 Dec 2005
Ashkbiz Danehkar
This article demonstrates five steps to inject your code in a portable executable (EXE, DLL, OCX,...) file without recompiling source code.
5 Jun 2006
John Storer II
A basic, easy-to-use template for a Windows Service in C# 2.0.
23 Jul 2014
Chad Z. Hower aka Kudzu
Build your own OS in Visual Studio and C#.
31 May 2010
A digital oscilloscope with serial analyzer for the parallel port
4 Oct 2012
Nemanja Trifunovic
A tutorial on different kinds of timers
22 Jan 2007
Sergey Kolomenkin
Task Manager Extension. This is a Windows Task Manager (NT/2000/XP/2003) plug-in. It adds lots of useful features to the standard Task Manager. It can show process modules, memory map, used handles, open files, file properties and a lot of other info!
18 May 2003
Daniel Lohmann
A tutorial that shows how to integrate mc.exe in the build environment of Visual Studio and use it for event logging and string resources.
9 Jan 2005
Michael Kennedy
A class library for using *global* system hooks in .NET.
25 Oct 2004
WDM Driver programming introduction with three Pseudo Drivers.
17 Aug 2009
Sergey Popenko, Apriorit Inc, Ivan Romanenko
In this article, we describe the driver we created to hide processes and files in a system.
29 Dec 2001
Nish Sivakumar
Includes a generic skeleton for a simple NT service. Explains how to install, start, and stop the service programmatically.
28 Mar 2001
Chris Maunder
Some fun stuff collected over the years
1 Feb 2010
A satirical look at bad programming techniques
5 Mar 2005
Toby Opferman
This article will go deeper into the basics of creating a simple driver.
29 Mar 2007
Ashkbiz Danehkar
An introduction to injection the code into Import Table of Portable Executable file format, which is called API redirection technique.
8 Aug 2008
Brian Geiman
Easy-to-use library with global mouse and keyboard hooks and simulators.
14 Jul 2013
How to stay healthy and fit, while working a career that requires you to sit for long periods of time.
3 Mar 2000
PJ Naughter
A freeware MFC class for Win32 serial ports.
8 Nov 2007
Jan Dolinay
An article on detecting insertion and removal of removable drives in C#
2 Aug 2002
Nish Sivakumar
Gives an elementary introduction to the use of ShellExecute/ShellExecuteEx, CreateProcess, WaitForSingleObject. How to bring up the Find window, the Properties window.
5 Oct 2014
Michael Chourdakis
Immerse yourself in system programming!
1 Jun 2007
Pete O'Hanlon
A guide to getting along nicely in the forums
28 Oct 2014U
Displays system information like free disk space and free memory on the desktop.
31 Mar 2004
Chris Maunder
Google runs on 10,000 Linux servers so we figured we'd go one better: 1000 clustered iPaqs! Read about the trials and tribulations of our move to a new server farm.
31 Mar 2006
Marc Clifton
Where Will You Be?
19 Sep 2002
Paul Li
Implementing Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) in your application.
14 May 2002
Tom Archer
This article will examine the String class, some of its simple methods, and its range of formatting specifiers.
22 Nov 2001
Konstantin Boukreev
Feedforward multilayer neural network and mouse gesture recognition
18 Oct 2005
Anton Bassov
How to hook the native API and control process creation on a system-wide basis.
20 Nov 2002
Wiley Technology Publishing
Chapter 8: Creating Front Ends with the WebBrowser Component
4 Apr 2005
Elias Bachaalany
An article showing how you can programmatically check if your code is running inside a virtual machine (such as VPC or VMWare).
29 Jan 2012
John Underhill
C#/WPF - ScanX: Creating a commercial quality Registry cleaner.
20 Jan 2014
Sergey Podobry, Apriorit Inc
This tutorial will show you how to develop a simple file system filter driver.
15 Feb 2010
Apriorit Inc, Gena Marianichenko
This article is oriented to Windows-developers and considers how to create virtual disk in Windows system.
15 Oct 2001
An introduction to using Windows Forms in your C# applications.
17 Dec 2002
Francesco Natali
An useful simple class to read, write, delete values from registry with C#.
13 Feb 2005
Alexander Turlov
Describes several useful patterns of querying Microsoft Active Directory using standard .NET Framework methods. Some features discussed and some tips suggested. Contains a number of C# code examples with comments.
20 Feb 2013
Michael N. Haephrati
How a computer can be identified in order to generate a unique ID.
9 Mar 2012
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Shows the link between a drive letter, its disk number, and the disk's device instance
7 Jan 2008
Pascal Buirey
An analysis of the encoding of the tiles used by Google map
15 Mar 2007
Ashish Derhgawen
Controlling a floppy drive stepper motor using computer's parallel port

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