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Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 24 Jan 2003   Updated: 31 Jan 2003   Views: 392,190   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 93   Popularity: 9.65
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 366   Downloaded: 9,886
This article introduces shell programming using C#. It includes developing several utility classes for working with the shell and a class that wraps the extensible Browse for Folder dialog.
Posted: 2 Mar 2003   Updated: 2 Mar 2003   Views: 488,810   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 224   Popularity: 11.52
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 340   Downloaded: 13,964
This article is about Application Desktop Toolbars, which are applications that can align to the screen much like the taskbar. The article will develop a base class for developing such apps.
Posted: 13 Mar 2003   Updated: 26 Mar 2003   Views: 222,911   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 83   Popularity: 9.45
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 164   Downloaded: 4,019
This article is about the AutoComplete features enabled by windows and how to use them with C#. AutoComplete is the ability to expand strings written in an edit box. The article will develop a class for using this functionality in you applications.
Posted: 30 Jan 2003   Updated: 12 Jan 2010   Views: 340,470   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 116   Popularity: 10.08
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 294   Downloaded: 10,096
This article continues shell programming using C#. It includes Launching applications, doing Shell file operations (Copy, Move, Delete) with the proper shell response, adding files to Recent Documents list and doing some printer operations.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 1 Mar 2010   Views: 43,230   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.39
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 47   Downloaded: 0
In this article, I'll present the background information needed on the latest Windows 7 Ribbon Framework.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 2 Mar 2010   Views: 26,790   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 3,791
In this article, I'll present the basic .NET wrappers for the Windows 7 Ribbon Framework.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 4 Mar 2010   Views: 27,450   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.28
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 28   Downloaded: 2,464
In this article, I'll present how to create an empty WinForms application with Windows 7 ribbon support.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 4 Mar 2010   Views: 14,790   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.24
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 1,409
In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon application menu.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 6 Mar 2010   Views: 19,241   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 2,616
In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon application menu with ribbon split button and ribbon drop button controls.
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 7 Mar 2010   Views: 16,750   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 1,533
In this article, I'll present how to use ribbon tabs, groups and the ribbon help button control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 8 Mar 2010   Views: 14,010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 1,067
In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon spinner control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 9 Mar 2010   Views: 16,500   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 1,691
In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon combo box control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 10 Mar 2010   Views: 13,711   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.49
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In this article, I'll present how to change the ribbon colors.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 12 Mar 2010   Views: 11,200   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.19
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 880
In this article, I'll present how to work with images in the ribbon.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 13 Mar 2010   Views: 12,110   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.98
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 963
In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon drop down gallery, split button gallery, and in ribbon gallery controls.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 14 Mar 2010   Views: 12,230   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon check box and toggle button controls.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 15 Mar 2010   Views: 13,440   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
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In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon drop down color picker control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 16 Mar 2010   Views: 11,250   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
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In this article, I'll present how to use the ribbon font control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 19 Mar 2010   Views: 17,740   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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In this article, I'll present how to load ribbon resources from external DLLs.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 20 Mar 2010   Views: 11,510   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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In this article, I'll present how to work with ribbon application modes.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 21 Mar 2010   Views: 13,280   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 1,138
In this article, I'll present how to work with ribbon contextual tabs.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 22 Mar 2010   Views: 14,950   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
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In this article, I'll present how to work with ribbon context popup.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 23 Mar 2010   Views: 11,590   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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In this article, I'll present how to work with the ribbon recent items control.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 23 Mar 2010   Views: 13,610   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 1,117
In this article, I'll present how to work with the ribbon quick access toolbar.
Posted: 2 Mar 2010   Updated: 24 Mar 2010   Views: 14,030   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 6.10
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 915
In this article, I'll present how to define custom size definitions for ribbon group elements.
Smart Client
General
Posted: 30 Jul 2005   Updated: 21 Aug 2005   Views: 181,700   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 65   Popularity: 8.67
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This article will develop a Sudoku game based on a web service, while presenting useful development techniques of Smart Client applications.
Trace and Logs
Debug and Tracing
Posted: 11 Jan 2003   Updated: 13 Jan 2003   Views: 458,900   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 203   Popularity: 11.40
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 247   Downloaded: 11,673
This article demonstrates directly reading another processes memory in C# using P/Invoke and Win32 Api's.
Posted: 28 Jan 2003   Updated: 28 Jan 2003   Views: 221,110   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 127   Popularity: 10.38
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 4,607
This article shows the insides of the freecell and hearts games, it uses the a library of reading and writing another process memory.

Average blogs rating: 4.90

Button Controls
General
Posted: 16 Jun 2011   Updated: 16 Jun 2011   Views: 11,210   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
This is the 4th post about Windows Ribbon Framework features. On previous posts we have introduced the Windows Ribbon Framework, shown a complete example of how to develop a ribbon enabled application and reviewed the different buttons-based UI controls that the ribbon framework provides. In t
Dialogs and Windows
Windows 2000 Styles
Posted: 22 Jul 2011   Updated: 22 Jul 2011   Views: 8,020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
This is the 5th post about Windows Ribbon Framework features. On previous posts we have introduced the ribbon framework, seen a complete example, and reviewed how to use buttons-based UI controls and how to control their layout. In this post we continue our exploration of the Windows Ribbon Fr
Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 10 May 2011   Updated: 10 May 2011   Views: 3,460   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How you can measure how many read and writes (in bytes) your build takes.
Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 31 Jan 2010   Updated: 31 Jan 2010   Views: 54,590   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.51
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 84   Downloaded: 0
Complete Library for using the Windows 7 Ribbon from C#, including 18 samples and 21 blog posts documenting the Ribbon features.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010   Updated: 22 Apr 2010   Views: 8,700   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Since that’s the third time I’ve been asked about it, and in fact came across the problem myself, I thought I should blog my reply to help future users.Problem DescriptionYou use the Windows Ribbon Framework, either directly (in C++) or in managed code using my Windows Ribbon for WinForms library. Y
Posted: 12 Oct 2010   Updated: 27 Dec 2010   Views: 16,330   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.34
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Windows Ribbon for WinForms v2.5 Released – New Events Mechanism
Posted: 8 Jun 2011   Updated: 8 Jun 2011   Views: 14,950   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.77
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In this post, we continue our review of the Windows Ribbon Framework feature brought to us in Windows 7. For more information on the ribbon feature in general and Windows Ribbon Framework in particular, make sure you read Part 1.
Posted: 5 Jun 2011   Updated: 13 Jun 2011   Views: 35,850   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.48
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The basics of the Windows Ribbon Framework - a rich command presentation system that provides a modern alternative to the layered menus, toolbars, and task panes of traditional Windows applications.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011   Updated: 13 Jun 2011   Views: 12,110   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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On previous posts we have seen an introduction to the Windows Ribbon Framework and learned how to develop a ribbon enabled application. In this post we continue our review of the various features in the Windows Ribbon Framework. This time we will focus on the most common feature in the ribbon: Butt
Applications & Tools
Tools with source code
Posted: 22 Jul 2011   Updated: 22 Jul 2011   Views: 6,300   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Introduction Every WPF developer knows the situation where you have a large line-of-business application, you’ve implemented all the features and when you finally run it on real data – it runs s-l-o-w. Optimization Time! Optimization for performance is fun since a 1% change of code gets you 99% c
Silverlight
General
Posted: 21 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 10,570   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Recently I’ve been working on a port of a WPF 3.5 application into a Silverlight 3 web application. I came across many of the limitation of Silverlight 3 relative to WPF 3.5.Fortunately, I’ve found numerous excellent solutions throughout the blogosphere. These have helped me so much I would like to
Posted: 23 Sep 2010   Updated: 23 Sep 2010   Views: 7,000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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I bring you the sequel for the post found here. These are just more Silverlight 3 missing features I’ve needed while porting a WPF 3.5 application to Silverlight. So, without further ado: Style Setter Doesn’t Support Bindings Description: in Silverlight 3, a style setter can’t set a value to a
Windows Phone 7/8
General
Posted: 26 Jan 2011   Updated: 26 Jan 2011   Views: 14,680   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.95
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A ProgressBar With Text For Windows Phone 7
Posted: 3 Feb 2011   Updated: 3 Feb 2011   Views: 15,820   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.43
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Following is a utility class I wrote to help me read RSS items asynchronously on a Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 application. I will present how it was written and then how to use it. At the end of this post you can find a sample application that contains all the code. How to read RSS? Add Help
Posted: 10 Feb 2011   Updated: 10 Feb 2011   Views: 7,810   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Following is another utility class I wrote to help me search Digg results asynchronously on a Windows Phone 7 application. I will present how it was written and then how to use it. At the end of this post you can find a sample application that contains all the code. How to Search Digg? Define D
Posted: 21 Feb 2011   Updated: 21 Feb 2011   Views: 6,770   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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In this post, I will show you how you can get the list of trends on Twitter.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011   Updated: 24 Feb 2011   Views: 7,510   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Searching Twitter on Windows Phone 7
Posted: 4 Mar 2011   Updated: 4 Mar 2011   Views: 7,020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Flashcards.Show Version 2 for the Desktop, Browser, and Windows Phone
Posted: 25 Mar 2011   Updated: 25 Mar 2011   Views: 9,780   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Note: the following article was first published as part of the Windows Phone Recipe “Ways to Load Applications Faster” found here, which I wrote for Microsoft, together with Yochay Kiriaty. Purpose of This Document This document introduces the loading procedure for Windows Phone Silverlight applic
Posted: 3 Apr 2011   Updated: 3 Apr 2011   Views: 13,950   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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This document introduces a helper library for identifying shake gestures by using the accelerometer built into Windows Phone 7 devices. It explains how to use the library, how the library works internally, and how you can configure the library’s parameters to adapt gesture detection to your needs.
Posted: 2 May 2011   Updated: 2 May 2011   Views: 9,911   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Before we continue, I trust that you know exactly the meaning of tombstone state in a Windows Phone 7 application. If this is not the case, simply read Yochay’s great posts on the application execution model (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). Every Windows Phone 7 application needs to manages tombstoning
Posted: 15 Aug 2011   Updated: 15 Aug 2011   Views: 13,460   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
I just had a cool idea! (actually I had it like 6 month ago, but bear with me). My idea involves mixing some of the features in Windows 7 with some of the features in Windows Phone 7, to create a glorious mix!   Windows 7 One of the new features in Windows 7 is the Sensor API which provides a
C#
General
Posted: 17 Nov 2010   Updated: 23 Nov 2010   Views: 56,400   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 7.16
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Implementing a "stringof" operator using expression trees
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 12 Jul 2010   Updated: 12 Jul 2010   Views: 29,240   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.78
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How to configure your Visual Studio 2010 to step into the source code of .NET Framework 4.0.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010   Updated: 15 Sep 2010   Views: 22,870   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.71
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Windows API Code Pack v1.1
Posted: 31 May 2011   Updated: 13 Jun 2011   Views: 30,360   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
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Introduction The official answer is you can’t. Even with the In-Process Side by Side execution (SxS) feature, introduced in .NET 4. The SxS feature was intended to be used when COM is involved. For example, if you got an application that loads plugins, like outlook, and it loads 2 COM plugins, one
Cross Platform
General
Posted: 14 Mar 2011   Updated: 1 Apr 2011   Views: 6,130   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Following is another post by Yochay Kiriaty on a project I’ve done for Microsoft involving WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure. If you’re interested in more details, make sure you come to my presentation at the coming SDP 2011 conference (in two days!). [Cross-posted from http://wi
Libraries
General
Posted: 10 Jun 2011   Updated: 10 Jun 2011   Views: 14,430   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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“After the Deadline” provides a web based API for both grammar and spell checking, free for non-commercial use!
Win32/64 SDK & OS
General
Posted: 12 Mar 2010   Updated: 14 Mar 2010   Views: 27,670   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.96
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Following are some listings to be used as a quick reference to common Windows 7 Taskbar features using Windows API Code Pack.
Posted: 15 Mar 2010   Updated: 16 Mar 2010   Views: 20,560   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.82
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Following are some listings to be used as a quick reference to common Windows 7 Libraries features using Windows API Code Pack.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010   Updated: 22 Apr 2010   Views: 25,280   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.99
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BackgroundApplication Recovery and Restart (ARR) is a feature that allows you to prepare for the impossible (?) case where your application crash or waits forever (“Not Responding”)The feature lets you “register” for these cases in order to give you the opportunity to save the application data or do
Posted: 29 Jun 2010   Updated: 17 Jul 2010   Views: 13,650   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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One of the new features we got with Windows 7 is the Windows Sensor and Location Platform. This platform enables us, developers, to access a variety of sensors with a standard API. No more rewrite-entire-device-layer-because-we-changed-vendors issues.
Posted: 16 Sep 2010   Updated: 13 Jun 2011   Views: 62,050   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.83
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Post on how to fix an error while trying to run the sample project ShellObjectWatcherSampleWPF from the latest version of Windows API Code Pack
Windows Presentation Foundation
General
Posted: 31 Jan 2010   Updated: 31 Jan 2010   Views: 15,831   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.81
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The question this posts tries to address is: Where to put value converters?
Posted: 7 Feb 2010   Updated: 7 Feb 2010   Views: 50,230   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.85
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In this post I’ll show you an easy way to add fade-in / fade-out effects to your user controls, when you change their Visibility property.Adding the animation is done with an attached property, so using the code will be extremely simple.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010   Updated: 13 Apr 2010   Views: 11,080   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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Back in this post I showed you how you can easily add a fade-in / fade-out effect to a UIElement that changes its Visibility property, using a simple attached property.Some people encountered a problem using this property when they bind the UIElement to a model which initially hides the control. Sin
Posted: 28 May 2010   Updated: 28 May 2010   Views: 52,910   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.98
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How to enforce that your WPF application has only one instance
Posted: 12 Aug 2010   Updated: 15 Sep 2010   Views: 27,730   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.40
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In this post, we’ll see a few interesting things about WPF’s Dispatcher class.
Posted: 25 Dec 2010   Updated: 27 Dec 2010   Views: 8,320   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
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Order in Chaos: Dependency Property Value Resolution
Posted: 25 May 2011   Updated: 31 May 2011   Views: 44,341   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.95
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A Customizable WPF MessageBox
Collections
General
Posted: 8 Oct 2010   Updated: 8 Oct 2010   Views: 17,830   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.02
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Review of the current available collection types in .NET Framework 4.0
Exception Handling
General
Posted: 8 Sep 2011   Updated: 8 Sep 2011   Views: 10,980   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Order in Chaos: Handling unhandled exceptions in a WPF application
Macros and Add-ins
Add-ins/Plug-ins
Posted: 17 Jul 2010   Updated: 17 Jul 2010   Views: 7,060   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Describes how to write a Plug-in for Windows Live Writer
Posted: 13 Jun 2011   Updated: 13 Jun 2011   Views: 10,020   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Spelling and Grammar Checking Plugin for Windows Live Writer
Code Generation
General
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 53,871   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.68
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This post discusses how you can decrease build time
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 22 Jul 2011   Updated: 22 Jul 2011   Views: 7,410   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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This is the 6th and last post about using Windows Ribbon Framework features in C++. You can find the previous parts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 & Part 5. In this post we will dive into the ribbon's dynamic structure capabilities, i.e. we will learn about the different ways to change the s
Posted: 10 Aug 2011   Updated: 10 Aug 2011   Views: 11,150   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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What’s the story? You want to convert an enum value to a bitmap image. That’s easy, here’s a solution Usually you would simply create a new value converter which has some custom code (e.g. a switch –case statement) to convert from the enum value to the relevant image. Is there a better solution
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Arik Poznanski
Software Developer (Senior) Verint
Israel Israel
Arik Poznanski is a senior software developer at Verint. He completed two B.Sc. degrees in Mathematics & Computer Science, summa cum laude, from the Technion in Israel.

Arik has extensive knowledge and experience in many Microsoft technologies, including .NET with C#, WPF, Silverlight, WinForms, Interop, COM/ATL programming, C++ Win32 programming and reverse engineering (assembly, IL).


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