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by Henk Devos
This article explains how you can easily create a namespace extension with lots of features without doing lots of work by using some undocumented shell functions.
by Michael Dunn
A tutorial on writing a shell extension that can be used on the Send To menu.
by Michael Dunn
A tutorial on using owner-drawn menus in a context menu shell extensions, and on making a context menu extension that responds to a right-click in a directory background.
by Michael Dunn
A tutorial on writing a shell extension that provides custom drag and drop functionality.

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by Zachary Gardner
Yesterday, I saw some unusual behavior in IE. I had a window.onbeforeunload set and added href=”javascript:void(0);” to an anchor tag. This works fine in Chrome, but in Internet Explorer the onbeforeunload message gets triggered. The only way I could accomplish what I needed was by addin
by Christopher Ayres
Track usage of a value overtime
by David Johns
A class that wraps the IWebBrowser2 interface of Microsoft Internet Explorer to enable you to browse, print and save web content programatically
by Terrence Dorsey
TL;DR version: I wrote some course materials and sample code for teaching the basics of Ruby programming to middle-school kids. The course is called RubyStory and teaches just enough Ruby to create a choose-your-own-adventure style storytelling game. Last year my older daughter started fifth grade a

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