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Button Controls
General
Posted: 21 May 2002   Updated: 30 May 2002   Views: 332,958   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 48   Popularity: 8.14
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 63   Downloaded: 3,165
What looks like a normal pushbutton - until the user tries to click on it.
Non-rectangular Buttons
Posted: 26 Nov 1999   Updated: 11 Jun 2003   Views: 337,840   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 72   Popularity: 8.96
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 108   Downloaded: 11,376
A class that turns rectangular buttons into round buttons.
Combo & List Boxes
Beginners
Posted: 25 Mar 2000   Updated: 17 May 2000   Views: 283,686   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 57   Popularity: 8.75
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 99   Downloaded: 2,238
A simple tutorial explaining how to set the width of a combo dropdown list so that all items are fully visible
ComboBox Controls
Posted: 18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Views: 245,679   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 8.64
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 3,418
A combobox that autocompletes as you type
Dialogs and Windows
Beginners
Posted: 10 Sep 2000   Updated: 10 Sep 2000   Views: 230,757   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 57   Popularity: 7.42
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 76   Downloaded: 4,799
A brief step-by-step tutorial that demonstrates creating an SDI and MDI based applications using the MFC Doc/View architecture.
Document / View
General
Posted: 5 Jan 2000   Updated: 5 Jan 2000   Views: 256,808   Rating: 4.62/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 7.83
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 66   Downloaded: 1
A simple method to create a main window that does not appear in the windows taskbar
Files and Folders
General
Posted: 26 Nov 2002   Updated: 15 Jul 2009   Views: 243,187   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 43   Popularity: 8.07
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 77   Downloaded: 6,936
A simple utility to change a file - or multiple files - "Modified" time.
List Controls
List Controls
Posted: 26 Nov 1999   Updated: 26 Nov 1999   Views: 197,898   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 43   Popularity: 8.17
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 67   Downloaded: 748
Shows how to use text callbacks in list controls
Miscellaneous
Beginners
Posted: 11 May 2000   Updated: 11 May 2000   Views: 390,446   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 154   Popularity: 10.59
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 233   Downloaded: 5,109
An introduction to creating custom controls using MFC
Posted: 13 Apr 2000   Updated: 25 Oct 2001   Views: 831,803   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 249   Popularity: 11.55
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 352   Downloaded: 4,617
An introduction to subclassing the Windows common controls using MFC
Colour Selection Controls
Posted: 19 Nov 1999   Updated: 8 Dec 2007   Views: 207,502   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 83   Downloaded: 4,303
A simple drop in color chooser control
General
Posted: 20 Nov 1999   Updated: 22 Mar 2000   Views: 243,422   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 66   Popularity: 9.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 97   Downloaded: 4,750
A simple drop-in hyperlink control
Posted: 29 Nov 1999   Updated: 21 Apr 2002   Views: 224,443   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 90   Popularity: 9.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 142   Downloaded: 7,878
A popup window containing a progress control and cancel button - no resource file needed
Posted: 29 Nov 1999   Updated: 26 Feb 2007   Views: 182,282   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 63   Popularity: 8.77
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 135   Downloaded: 7,226
A smooth progress control with text
Posted: 20 Nov 1999   Updated: 23 Aug 2010   Views: 318,124   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 97   Popularity: 9.66
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 182   Downloaded: 12,187
An easy way to add a progress control to a status bar
Grid Control
Posted: 3 Jun 2000   Updated: 3 Jun 2000   Views: 89,385   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 6.04
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 1,416
A new class that adds hyperlink support to the MFC Grid Control
Posted: 14 Feb 2000   Updated: 29 Aug 2000   Views: 246,338   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 52   Popularity: 8.15
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 100   Downloaded: 2,868
A simple tutorial that demonstrates how to use the grid control in a doc/view application.
Posted: 16 Nov 1999   Updated: 6 May 2010   Views: 4,135,834   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 1,022   Popularity: 14.94
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1191   Downloaded: 131,712
A fully featured MFC grid control for displaying tabular data. The grid is a custom control derived from CWnd
Posted: 29 Apr 2000   Updated: 8 Jan 2013   Views: 311,817   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 78   Popularity: 9.27
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 113   Downloaded: 3,398
Explains how to use comboboxes to edit cells in the MFC Grid Control
Tooltips
Posted: 7 Dec 1999   Updated: 7 Dec 1999   Views: 250,599   Rating: 4.36/5    Votes: 41   Popularity: 7.04
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 72   Downloaded: 7,856
A drop-in multiline extendable tooltip control
Posted: 5 Jan 2000   Updated: 5 Jan 2000   Views: 92,460   Rating: 4.51/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 6.79
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 53   Downloaded: 2,864
A class that allows you to display data for a control that is otherwise not large enough to display the full text
Windows Forms
Posted: 23 May 2002   Updated: 23 May 2002   Views: 104,802   Rating: 4.43/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.14
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 1,265
This article presents a port of the MFC Trick button to .NET using Managed C++ and Windows Forms
Printing
General
Posted: 26 Nov 1999   Updated: 29 May 2002   Views: 281,828   Rating: 4.62/5    Votes: 71   Popularity: 8.56
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 128   Downloaded: 0
Shows how to print without relying on the MFC Doc/View framework
Shell and IE programming
General
Posted: 5 Jan 2000   Updated: 20 Sep 2000   Views: 133,999   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 0
A simple method to get the coordinates of the system tray
Posted: 29 Nov 1999   Updated: 2 Aug 2003   Views: 1,674,706   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 242   Popularity: 11.64
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 482   Downloaded: 34,511
A class for adding icons to the system tray
Applications & Tools
Tools with source code
Posted: 18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Views: 284,452   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 48   Popularity: 7.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 51   Downloaded: 9,203
A GUI front end to a handy utility
ASP
Code Project scripts
Posted: 26 Apr 2000   Updated: 25 Aug 2001   Views: 925,618   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 103   Popularity: 9.60
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 141   Downloaded: 12,158
The Discussion board ASP scripts as used in The Code Project. This is an open source project for the Code Project community.
Posted: 15 Jun 2000   Updated: 30 Oct 2001   Views: 861,157   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 116   Popularity: 10.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 175   Downloaded: 6,053
Using the Microsoft Index Server to enable your readers to search your site
General
Posted: 14 Feb 2000   Updated: 14 Feb 2000   Views: 80,415   Rating: 3.81/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 5.19
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 25   Downloaded: 0
A simple routine to display the current date of the server in the clients browser
Posted: 20 Jan 2000   Updated: 18 Mar 2009   Views: 636,154   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.64
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 3,510
How to read a text file on a server using VBScript in ASP
ASP.NET
General
Posted: 8 Jan 2004   Updated: 8 Jan 2004   Views: 238,041   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 107   Downloaded: 2,188
A simpler and more flexible method of registering client-side Javascript within ASP.NET pages and controls.
Posted: 1 Jun 2004   Updated: 6 May 2009   Views: 419,273   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 8.08
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 186   Downloaded: 5,591
Using and updating your machine.config file to better detect browser type in ASP.NET
Client side scripting
General
Posted: 14 Feb 2000   Updated: 14 Feb 2000   Views: 123,638   Rating: 4.08/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 5.70
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 0
A simple routine to display the current date in the clients browser
Posted: 1 Aug 2000   Updated: 1 Aug 2000   Views: 306,457   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 7.12
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 883
A simple way to send the data from a single form to different pages, depending on which 'submit' button the user chooses
Posted: 28 Jul 2000   Updated: 25 Jul 2009   Views: 1,116,037   Rating: 4.05/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 6.02
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 30   Downloaded: 4,224
A simple method of making dropdown lists automatically navigate to a new page when a new selection is made.
HTML / CSS
General
Posted: 27 Nov 2000   Updated: 27 Nov 2000   Views: 167,017   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.59
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 71   Downloaded: 0
Replace the boring IE logo in your readers browser with an icon customised for your site.
Site & Server Management
General
Posted: 12 Feb 2008   Updated: 12 Feb 2008   Views: 118,689   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 89   Popularity: 9.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 94   Downloaded: 0
The story of how a single backslash caused Google needless indigestion
Trace and Logs
General
Posted: 26 Jan 2000   Updated: 26 Jan 2000   Views: 92,787   Rating: 3.47/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 4.97
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 719
An introduction to a useful function
User Controls
General
Posted: 15 Jan 2002   Updated: 15 Jan 2002   Views: 610,051   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 60   Popularity: 8.19
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 99   Downloaded: 6,973
An introduction to writing User Controls in ASP .NET
Web Services
Beginners
Posted: 2 Apr 2001   Updated: 17 Oct 2001   Views: 229,383   Rating: 4.30/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.36
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 56   Downloaded: 2,270
An introduction to writing your first WebService using C++ with managed extensions
Posted: 12 Dec 2000   Updated: 5 Jun 2002   Views: 2,109,669   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 251   Popularity: 11.07
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 514   Downloaded: 25,431
An introduction to writing your first WebService
Database
ADO.NET
Posted: 20 Dec 2000   Updated: 22 Aug 2003   Views: 251,952   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 54   Popularity: 8.26
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 3,488
Accessing database information using the DataReader class from ADO.NET in C#
General
Posted: 26 Apr 2000   Updated: 26 Apr 2000   Views: 384,899   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 74   Popularity: 8.41
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 61   Downloaded: 4,469
A simple introduction to using Access .mdb databases in your ASP pages
GDI
General
Posted: 1 Jan 2000   Updated: 26 Jan 2000   Views: 83,378   Rating: 3.54/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 5.06
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 44   Downloaded: 2,759
Shows how to use the DrawAnimatedRects function to improve the look of your apps.
General Graphics
General
Posted: 20 Nov 1999   Updated: 20 Nov 1999   Views: 123,111   Rating: 2.81/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 4.58
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 3,716
A picture control that displays a picture according to the size of the control, and not the picture itself.
Posted: 20 Nov 1999   Updated: 21 May 2001   Views: 476,813   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 96   Popularity: 9.65
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 81   Downloaded: 10,056
A class that makes using DIBSections as simple as using a CBitmap
C / C++ Language
General
Posted: 28 Mar 2000   Updated: 28 Mar 2000   Views: 462,247   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 63   Popularity: 8.86
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 150   Downloaded: 0
A guide to using generic text functions to make the transition between character sets simple and painless
C++ / CLI
General
Posted: 2 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Views: 151,237   Rating: 4.28/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 28   Downloaded: 836
A quick introduction to using .NET managed reference types in C++
Posted: 8 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Views: 100,229   Rating: 3.94/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 761
An introduction to using scalar and indexed properties in managed C++
Posted: 16 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Views: 60,761   Rating: 4.12/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 6.25
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 690
A quick introduction to using .NET value types in managed C++
Posted: 25 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Views: 95,802   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 6.90
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 869
An introduction to cross-language inheritence in .NET.
Posted: 25 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Views: 131,658   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 5.45
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 844
This sample demonstrates single- and multi-cast delegates using C++, including declaration, creation and usage, and a discussion on type safety.
Posted: 16 Apr 2001   Updated: 17 Jun 2002   Views: 305,467   Rating: 4.30/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 6.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 1,540
A quick introduction to Garbage collection in .NET using Managed C++
Posted: 6 Feb 2005   Updated: 6 Feb 2005   Views: 122,299   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.05
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
The explanations, workarounds, scenarios and the rationale behind the decisions to change the Whidbey C++ compiler.
Other .NET Languages
J# .NET
Posted: 6 Oct 2001   Updated: 9 Oct 2001   Views: 221,737   Rating: 3.47/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 4.18
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
An overview of the latest Java language tools from Microsoft.
VBScript
General
Posted: 16 May 2000   Updated: 16 May 2000   Views: 140,405   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.20
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 0
A simple function that allows you to tokenize a string sing multiple token separators
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 20 Jul 2000   Updated: 8 Aug 2000   Views: 286,218   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 78   Popularity: 5.68
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Some Visual Studio.NET screen shots to tease
::Workspaces
General
Posted: 18 Mar 2014   Updated: 19 Mar 2014   Views: 7,130   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.06
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Using, managing and loving your TODO list.
Posted: 3 Apr 2014   Updated: 3 Apr 2014   Views: 6,888   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.50
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
How to use ::GitMachine to connect directly to code samples on CodeProject and in ::Workspaces
Posted: 2 Jun 2014   Updated: 3 Jun 2014   Views: 8,597   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
A quick introduction to CodeProject::Workspaces.
Libraries
Code Projects
Posted: 12 May 2000   Updated: 5 Jun 2000   Views: 367,799   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 85   Popularity: 9.37
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 178   Downloaded: 0
The grid is a fully featured control for displaying tabular data. There are MFC and ATL versions that run on everything from CE to Windows 2000
MFC
MFC/ATL for VC++ 7
Posted: 3 May 2001   Updated: 11 Sep 2001   Views: 350,412   Rating: 4.08/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 6.10
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 71   Downloaded: 6,705
This sample demonstrates using the MFC CDHtmlDialog class in MFC7
Posted: 11 Sep 2001   Updated: 11 Sep 2001   Views: 265,727   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.55
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 60   Downloaded: 2,603
This article provides a bare-bones samples that demonstrates the use of the new HTML editing and browsing classes in MFC.
Algorithms & Recipes
Computational Geometry
Posted: 26 Dec 2001   Updated: 26 Dec 2001   Views: 186,549   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 3,140
Some classes and utility functions for general computational geometry
Date and Time
Algorithms
Posted: 20 Feb 2000   Updated: 20 Feb 2000   Views: 87,321   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 6.71
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 5
A discussion on the thorny issue of leap years.
General
Posted: 31 Dec 1999   Updated: 2 Aug 2003   Views: 248,921   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 8.28
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 88   Downloaded: 6,489
A simple application that places a date in the system tray
Internet / Network
General
Posted: 12 Dec 1999   Updated: 16 Apr 2002   Views: 310,371   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 65   Popularity: 8.84
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 114   Downloaded: 6,811
A simple class to ease the task of downloading files from the net
Ultrabooks
Intel Haswell Ultrabook Reviews
Posted: 16 Aug 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Views: 10,801   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.41
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
A first (and second) look at the latest Haswell Ultrabook prototype from Intel.
Reviews
Posted: 3 Feb 2012   Updated: 10 Apr 2012   Views: 22,977   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
First (and second!) impressions of the Toshiba Portégé Z835 Ultrabook
Posted: 4 Oct 2012   Updated: 4 Jan 2013   Views: 6,892   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
Impressions on using a 3rd gen sensor-and touchscreen-equipped Intel Ultrabook prototype.
Windows 8 Design
Design
Posted: 14 Sep 2012   Updated: 17 Sep 2012   Views: 18,656   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
The Fake Project - The first two days of a Code Project redesign.
Posted: 19 Sep 2012   Updated: 19 Sep 2012   Views: 66,831   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 115   Popularity: 10.17
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
Rethinking the design and layout of CodeProject.com using the design language formerly known as Metro.
Hardware & System
General
Posted: 17 Feb 2000   Updated: 17 Feb 2000   Views: 51,676   Rating: 4.17/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 5.82
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
A simple way to determine the version of the Comctl32.dll, Shell32.dll and Shlwapi.dll system libraries
Interviews
General
Posted: 16 Aug 2000   Updated: 16 Aug 2000   Views: 110,195   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 58   Popularity: 8.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 0
Jeff Prosise answers your questions on .NET
Posted: 22 Aug 2000   Updated: 22 Aug 2000   Views: 51,712   Rating: 3.72/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 4.38
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
Lon Fisher answers your questions on .NET
Posted: 11 Sep 2000   Updated: 11 Sep 2000   Views: 48,973   Rating: 4.45/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 6.98
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
Matt Pietrek gives us his view on the world.
Posted: 29 Oct 2000   Updated: 29 Oct 2000   Views: 65,973   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
Chris Sells gives us his view on the world.
Posted: 17 Jan 2001   Updated: 17 Jan 2001   Views: 50,265   Rating: 4.24/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.85
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
John Robbins talks about .NET and life at Wintellect
Posted: 30 Jan 2001   Updated: 30 Jan 2001   Views: 59,152   Rating: 4.21/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.43
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Chris Anderson is a lead developer on the .NET platform who has worked on Web Forms, Windows Forms, CodeDOM, RegularExpressions, and the ASP.NET tracing features.
Posted: 2 Jun 2001   Updated: 2 Jun 2001   Views: 188,681   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.65
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
Tom Archer gives us his view on the world.
Posted: 13 Nov 2001   Updated: 13 Nov 2001   Views: 372,120   Rating: 4.26/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 6.72
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 0
Stanley Lippman talks about the future of Visual C++ .NET
Posted: 13 Feb 2002   Updated: 13 Feb 2002   Views: 276,562   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.29
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 0
The definitive set of 'What's the deal with MFC' answers from Microsoft's Nick Hodapp.
Posted: 12 Mar 2002   Updated: 12 Mar 2002   Views: 379,742   Rating: 4.45/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 6.66
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
Herb Sutter has just joined Microsoft as their new Visual C++ .NET community guy. Read about who he is, what he does, and what is happening with our beloved Visual C++.
Posted: 7 Nov 2002   Updated: 8 Nov 2002   Views: 207,878   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.14
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 0
Microsoft's Visual C++ .NET Product Manager talks about the changes in store for the next version of Visual Studio .NET
Posted: 23 Jan 2003   Updated: 23 Jan 2003   Views: 89,382   Rating: 3.29/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 4.05
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Joshua Trupin talks about the past, present and future of .NET, and discusses its impact and its acceptance by the developer community.
Posted: 23 Nov 2003   Updated: 23 Nov 2003   Views: 112,252   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.91
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 5
An interview with Nick Hodapp, Microsoft's Visual C++ .NET Product Manager, on the future of Visual C++ in .NET 2.0.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011   Updated: 12 Oct 2011   Views: 33,866   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 65   Popularity: 9.06
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 0
Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we track down Code Project co-Founder Chris Maunder.
Visit to Redmond
Posted: 16 Oct 2000   Updated: 16 Oct 2000   Views: 60,260   Rating: 4.32/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.26
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Posted: 17 Oct 2000   Updated: 17 Oct 2000   Views: 85,309   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.30
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Posted: 18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Views: 71,589   Rating: 4.19/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 4.93
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Posted: 19 Oct 2000   Updated: 19 Oct 2000   Views: 132,830   Rating: 4.48/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.62
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Posted: 23 Oct 2000   Updated: 23 Oct 2000   Views: 97,830   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.18
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Posted: 24 Oct 2000   Updated: 24 Oct 2000   Views: 100,101   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.36
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
Scrapbook
Diaries
Posted: 13 Jul 2000   Updated: 13 Jul 2000   Views: 190,944   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.70
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Notes from Microsoft's Launch of .NET at PDC 2000.
Posted: 29 Jul 2000   Updated: 29 Jul 2000   Views: 41,295   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.16
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Some pics from PDC 2000.
Posted: 27 Nov 2000   Updated: 27 Nov 2000   Views: 41,138   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.84
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
Posted: 28 Nov 2000   Updated: 28 Nov 2000   Views: 39,663   Rating: 3.87/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.43
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
Posted: 29 Nov 2000   Updated: 29 Nov 2000   Views: 71,107   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.37
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
Posted: 30 Nov 2000   Updated: 30 Nov 2000   Views: 70,567   Rating: 4.74/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.17
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
Posted: 11 Jan 2001   Updated: 11 Jan 2001   Views: 55,048   Rating: 3.64/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.79
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Ramblings from VSLive 2001 in SF.
Posted: 6 Mar 2001   Updated: 6 Mar 2001   Views: 75,795   Rating: 4.08/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.00
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My ramblings on long haul flights.
Posted: 18 Jun 2001   Updated: 18 Jun 2001   Views: 129,455   Rating: 4.44/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.01
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Live from steamy Atlanta, GA.
Posted: 24 Oct 2001   Updated: 24 Oct 2001   Views: 107,635   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 3.56
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What better place to attend the launch of Microsoft's latest Operating System.
Posted: 2 Dec 2001   Updated: 2 Dec 2001   Views: 29,821   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.61
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A guide to what not to do if you are travelling to the USA.
Posted: 2 Nov 2003   Updated: 2 Nov 2003   Views: 122,272   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.49
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A brief tour of what was the biggest developer conference in years
General
Posted: 14 Nov 1999   Updated: 28 Mar 2001   Views: 143,217   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 117   Popularity: 10.30
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Some fun stuff collected over the years
Posted: 24 Jun 2001   Updated: 26 Jun 2001   Views: 290,685   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.78
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A collection of amusing comments found inside production code
Posted: 30 Jul 2003   Updated: 30 Jul 2003   Views: 168,763   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 6.92
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A brief rundown of what's in store for developers.
Posted: 31 Mar 2004   Updated: 31 Mar 2004   Views: 167,200   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 93   Popularity: 9.69
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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.
Posted: 22 Jan 2004   Updated: 24 May 2004   Views: 76,784   Rating: 4.59/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.40
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A CodeProject theme for T610, T616, and T618 Sony Ericsson cell phones
Posted: 6 Jun 2011   Updated: 6 Jun 2011   Views: 20,562   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 52   Popularity: 8.54
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The cut-down version, without the swearing, of how we moved to a new hosting centre
Reviews on Third Party Products and Tools
Community Reviews
Posted: 22 May 2013   Updated: 2 Jun 2013   Views: 30,561   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.28
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Testing Multiple browsers on Multiple Platforms on Multiple Devices. In the same Window.
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Web Services
General
Posted: 26 Jul 2011   Updated: 26 Jul 2011   Views: 4,218   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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For IIS7.5, an alternate method to enable compression is to run the following commands in a terminal:To enable compression for both dynamic and static content:C:\Windows\System32\Inetsrv\Appcmd.exe set config -section:urlCompression -doStaticCompression:true -doDynamicCompression:true...
Database
General
Posted: 27 Apr 2010   Updated: 25 Jun 2010   Views: 21,005   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.50
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I had a need to count the number of times a certain string appeared within a column in a SQL table. I came up with this simple function that may be of use to others
Posted: 11 Jun 2011   Updated: 12 Jun 2011   Views: 21,186   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.30
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A small function to format numeric values
Posted: 11 Oct 2011   Updated: 11 Oct 2011   Views: 21,188   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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A quick script to enable you to find the processes that are blocking in SQL server
Posted: 15 Oct 2011   Updated: 15 Oct 2011   Views: 3,410   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Here's an alternate version that doesn't use sp_who yet provides a little more information. It also provides the option to kill the blocking processes themself.IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.objects WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[ListBlocking]') AND type in (N'P', N'PC'))EXEC...
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This is an alternate to my tip n trick article-ette. Times 2. Again!
Programming Tips
General
Posted: 30 Jan 2012   Updated: 30 Jan 2012   Views: 16,911   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.95
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".*" may not be what you want in multi-line strings
CodeProject FAQs
General
Posted: 2 Jan 2014   Updated: 7 Jan 2014   Views: 12,688   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.75
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A community wiki of tips, features and easter eggs on CodeProject.com
Posted: 10 Jun 2014   Updated: 10 Jun 2014   Views: 6,434   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.87
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A brief intro to using LaTeX in your articles

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Scrapbook
General
Posted: 14 Nov 1999   Updated: 3 Nov 2000   Views: 63,790   Rating: 4.17/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 4.59
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Options for placing braces
Posted: 19 Jun 2000   Updated: 23 Jul 2014   Views: 468,400   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 160   Popularity: 10.82
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A list of popular reference books sent in by the readers of CodeProject

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