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Custom Controls
General
Posted: 23 Jan 2009   Updated: 23 Jan 2009   Views: 13,381   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Ever think "wouldn't it be nice if there was a control - like a panel control - that you could simply use to wrap some input controls, set a single property (to the ID of the control that should be 'clicked' when the Enter key is pushed), and that was all you needed to do?". Well, now there is such

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ASP
Code Project scripts
Posted: 31 Mar 2009   Updated: 31 Mar 2009   Views: 18,152   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
or "One Mans obsession with finding a way to call synchronous methods asynchronously in ASP.NET". This is for anyone interested in exploring the System.Threading Namespace in ASP.NET.
Posted: 31 Mar 2009   Updated: 6 Jan 2010   Views: 44,886   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.41
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ASP.Net Threading Inside the ASP.Net Worker Process there are two thread pools. Theworker thread pool handles all incoming requests and the I/O Threadpool handles the I/O (accessing the file system, web services anddatabases, etc.). Each App Domain has its own thread pool and thenumber of ope
ASP.NET
General
Posted: 26 Jul 2009   Updated: 28 Jun 2010   Views: 195,888   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 44   Popularity: 8.07
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ASP.Net Threading Inside the ASP.Net Worker Process there are two thread pools. Theworker thread pool handles all incoming requests and the I/O Threadpool handles the I/O (accessing the file system, web services anddatabases, etc.). Each App Domain has its own thread pool and thenumber of ope
Charts, Graphs and Images
Images and multimedia
Posted: 5 Apr 2011   Updated: 5 Apr 2011   Views: 38,035   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
What is a Metafile Image?The Windows Metafile (WMF) is a graphics file format on Microsoft Windows systems, originally designed in the 1990s.Internally, a metafile is an array of variable-length structures called metafile records.
Database
General
Posted: 19 Mar 2010   Updated: 29 Jul 2013   Views: 17,951   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
Dynamically setting the Elmah connection string at runtime/
Audio and Video
General
Posted: 23 Oct 2009   Updated: 26 Oct 2009   Views: 69,712   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
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If you have ever looked at a media file (audio or video) in explorer on a Windows 7 PC, you may have noticed that it displays additional information about that media file that previous versions of Windows didn't seem to have access to, for example the length/duration of a Quicktime Movie Clip.
C#
General
Posted: 31 Mar 2009   Updated: 31 Mar 2009   Views: 10,081   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A Data Access Layer that does not support Asychronous I/O is not scalable. Period.
Date and Time
Algorithms
Posted: 19 Apr 2011   Updated: 19 Apr 2011   Views: 12,551   Rating: 4.11/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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I recently needed to write an application that would loop through a queue of files and FTP them to our Content Delivery Network for streaming. Users upload files, and our administrators can mark some of them as urgent.
Expression
General
Posted: 8 Apr 2009   Updated: 8 Apr 2009   Views: 18,920   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to use Expression Encoder 2 Silverlight 2 Templates in your project.
Posted: 26 Jul 2009   Updated: 26 Jul 2009   Views: 16,350   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
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Some time ago, I wrote a popular article on how to create a scrolling Silverlight 1.x Playlist using Microsoft Expression Encoder output. Well, I finally found some time to revisit that application to see how I might upgrade it to Silverlight 2.
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
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Posted: 15 Dec 2009   Updated: 15 Dec 2009   Views: 78,825   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.52
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The concept of unit testing my code is still fairly new to me and was introduced when I started writing applications with the Microsoft MVC Framework in Visual Studio 2008.
Posted: 19 Mar 2010   Updated: 19 Mar 2010   Views: 10,921   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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There are many ways to manage the problem of connection string and app settings substitution in the web.config / app.config files when publishing to different environments (e.g. QA and Production servers).
Posted: 19 Mar 2010   Updated: 19 Mar 2010   Views: 7,690   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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When working on enterprise level, multi-tiered .Net applications it is not uncommon to want to create a shared class library, that may be used in multiple related projects.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010   Updated: 29 Mar 2010   Views: 22,793   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Override Configuration Manager
Posted: 4 Oct 2010   Updated: 4 Oct 2010   Views: 6,091   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Sometimes you may not want a user to launch multiple instances of your program, or you may have a processor or I/O intensive scheduled task that runs every few minutes and you want to make sure that if it is started again before the last instance has finished it simply exits immediately.
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Williarob
Software Developer (Senior) Salem Web Network
United States United States
Robert Williams has been programming web sites since 1996 and employed as .NET developer since its release in 2002.


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