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by Luc Pattyn
The code snippet below returns the first Thursday of a given year without iterating anything.DateTime FirstThursday(int year) { DateTime dt=new DateTime(year, 1, 1); return dt.AddDays((11-(int)dt.DayOfWeek)%7);}The formula used may seem a bit bizarre, it computes the distance...
by Nitesh Luharuka
How to Convert a Date Time to “X minutes ago” in C#
by John Atten
John on Google CodeProjectLet’s face it. Managing date information within the .net framework (or any framework, really . . . Java is not much better) is a pain the the ass. Really. What makes it even worse is managing user data entry of date information. If that isn’t bad enough, there i
by Tomer Shamam
Blendability Part I – Design time ViewModel

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by Ivan Krivyakov
In Visual Studio you can set “Build Action” for a project item to ‘Resource’ or ‘Embedded Resource’, among other things. The difference between the two is confusing, and exact up-to-date documentation is hard to find. (This StackOverflow post is probably the best,
by John Simmons / outlaw programmer
Extension method to determine fiscal date
by George Jonsson
Two ways to serialize and deserialize a property of type TimeSpan to XML
by Bahrudin Hrnjica
Few months ago I wrote blog post about how to run code daily at specific time. I dint know that the post will be the most viewed post on my blog. Also there were several questions how to implement complete example. So today I have decided to write another post, and extend my previous post […]

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