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by PureNsanity
The start of a logging framework in WPF showing off PRISM, MEF, and Reactive Extensions.
by Juri Krivoruchko
This article shows real-world example of solving LP and NP optimization problems with Microsoft Solver Foundation
by Alex the Green Apple
C library defining string type and string manipulation functions
by wow1986
If you need realtime, really fast, cross-threading UI updates without freezing, this tip can be helpful!


by Axel Rietschin on article "Using the Windows Photo Import API -...
by Axel Rietschin on article "Using the Windows Photo Import API -...
by Tim Tatum on Article "WPF MVVM Pattern, a Simple Tutorial...
by Juan Francisco Morales Larios on article "LinQ Extended Joins"
by 0x01AA on article "Solving optimization problem with...
8 Mar 2016
Yvan Rodrigues
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This hidden key-click combination adds the ability to open a command prompt window from a Windows Explorer view.
11 Mar 2015
Sujit Bhujbal
A practical example of a WCF service for inserting , Deleting and Displaying Data using a WCF Service in ASP.NET
2 Mar 2017
Nomesh G
Setting up basic MVVM in WPF and ICommand usage to allow operations on ViewModel from view.
21 Feb 2013
Hiren Khirsaria
How to use Property Trigger, Data Trigger, Event Trigger in WPF
7 Jun 2013
Shweta Lodha
A bit on TemplateBinding and how to use it inside a ControlTemplate.
17 Jun 2013
This is a simple chat program using WCF with NetTcp binding.
26 Feb 2010
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When using LINQ to SQL, it can be very useful to see the SQL commands that are generated by your LINQ expressions. Sometimes the results are surprising and you might be able to improve performance by tweaking the LINQ.All you have to do is set the Log property of the DataContext object. ...
28 Jul 2014
sankarsan parida
In this tip, you can learn about how to use WebApi with MVC and jquery.
18 Jun 2012
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It seems like an obvious requirement, but the .NET framework will not count occurrences of a character in a string. It's easy to do, but which way is the quickest?
10 Feb 2016
João Matos Silva
FlatMapper is a library to import and export data from and to plain text files
11 Aug 2014
Volodymyr Trubachov
Describes the approach to bind a group of radio buttons to a single property, regardless of the property type (enum, bool, int, string).
11 Nov 2013
How to convert text to voice in .NET using C#
7 Mar 2013
Sujit Bhujbal
In this article I will show you the differences between WCF channel factory and proxy and when to use them.
10 Apr 2012
In this article I will explain how to display data from a SQL Server database table in a WPF DataGrid control
28 Jul 2014
Uploading a file using WCF REST API and JavaScript
10 May 2013
A LINQ tutorial for beginners.
19 Jul 2011
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I wrote this because I was interested in a Q&A question which asked for exactly that. Since I quite often use DataTables to transfer data, and to display it for debugging I knocked up an extension method to do it.
21 Dec 2014
Bhushan Mulmule
ArrayList is a non-generic collection class and resides in System.Collection namespace whereas List is a generic class and resides in System.Collections.Generic namespace
25 Sep 2013
Bruno Tagliapietra
Sometimes it could be useful to automatically increment the file version of an assembly at each build; this can be done even if you don't know MSBuild, using T4.
22 Sep 2014
Sandeep Singh Shekhawat
This tip is about the Constructor Dependency Injection Pattern Implementation in C#.
17 Mar 2013
Ronald Schlenker
Creating and layering message, progress and wait dialogs in WPF
14 Jun 2011
Good one. However typing CMD in the explorer address bar and pressing enter will also open up the command prompt inside the selected folder path as well. Hope this helps.
8 Apr 2015
Michael Sydney Balloni
How to improve on .NET memory management for large objects
22 May 2010
John Simmons / outlaw programmer
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Don't reinvent the wheel - use the one that's already on the cart.
24 Apr 2012
Bangla Gopal Surya Prakash
How to build a security layer on top of your WCF RESTful service.
6 Aug 2014
Anis Derbel
Get information of any website you want
10 Dec 2016
Cory Charlton
A thread-safe implementation of the ObservableCollection class
14 Jun 2013
Preetam U Ramdhave
How to develop connection string encryption on the application config file.
21 Nov 2014
Mohammed Sadullah
Simplest way to add Sorting, Filtering, Paging and many features to your plain HTML table
23 Jan 2014
Vangos Pterneas
Kinect for Windows - find user height accurately
22 May 2010
John Simmons / outlaw programmer
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Don't drink the kool-aid. You still need to know how to use the Windows API in .Net apps.
2 Dec 2013
Gerald Gomes
A very simple example of displaying validation error next to controls in WPF
21 Apr 2014
Igor Ladnik
After reference to instance of a class was set to null, it seemed it was still active
22 Apr 2014
Marco Bertschi
A short example how you can programmatically lock the computer using user32.dll.
25 Jan 2012
Måns Tånneryd
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How to use bulk insert with your LINQ-to-SQL datacontext
19 Jun 2013
How to use a Persian datetime picker and calendar in your applications.
6 Aug 2011
Sunasara Imdadhusen
MVC Logging series
2 Apr 2011
jean Davy
As you use CString, you have access to the CW2A ATL macro, assuming that you work with _UNICODE defined, here it is:CString theCStr;...std::string STDStr( CW2A( theCStr.GetString() ) );which will convert to "system encoding on the user's machine" (thanks Nemanja[^] comment !), if you...
4 Feb 2012
Erol Esen
This is a very simple example of data binding between two controls in WPF.
25 Aug 2013
Hasan Habib Surzo
Basic Server/Client Example using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) programming
7 Apr 2011
CString m_Name;CT2CA pszName(m_Name);std::string m_NameStd(pszName);Works for me everywhere... :)
27 Jul 2013
This tip is about how to make our WPF controls moveable at runtime
4 Jul 2014
Chakravarthi Elchuri
How to use WIA supported scanner using C#
1 Feb 2015
Serge Jerkezian
How to upload, rename and resize in MVC
31 Jan 2015
Using FindWindow() and WindowFromPoint() to identify window, and SetWindowText(), MoveWindow(), SetForegroundWindow(), EnableWindow() to interact with it
4 Dec 2013
Bala Chandar
Custom attached property in WPF
24 Jan 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
Using of .NET TransactionScope
22 Jan 2013
Srinivasu Pemma
This tip provides an easy way of dealing with different types of data sources for LINQ Group By taken from my blog
9 Jan 2011
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Visual Studio Project Conversion - Converting VS 2005 projects to VS 2008 (Commandline mode)
22 Jul 2013
Igor Ladnik
An interesting code illustrating the influence of Just-In-Time (JIT) compilation in .NET on code formation.

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