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Dialogs and Windows
Dialogs
Posted: 6 May 2010   Updated: 6 May 2010   Views: 17,244   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 1,110
How to create a custom message box from first principles, including system sounds and print capability.
General
Posted: 31 Jul 2008   Updated: 31 Jul 2008   Views: 42,198   Rating: 3.95/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.26
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
How to modify your client area properties, center controls, and do other fun tricks.
Posted: 31 Mar 2011   Updated: 31 Mar 2011   Views: 20,750   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 435
Prank your coworkers with a dialog box that appears and disappears randomly by using a notification area app.
Miscellaneous
Custom Controls
Posted: 1 Aug 2011   Updated: 1 Aug 2011   Views: 7,965   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.86
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 296
Subclass the WebBrowser control to harness the power of HTML and CSS in your output displays.
Selection Controls
Date/Time controls
Posted: 15 May 2008   Updated: 15 May 2008   Views: 44,767   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.97
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 40   Downloaded: 1,277
With Visual Studio 2008, it is easy to create a nullable version of Microsoft's DateTimePicker.
Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 1 Oct 2008   Updated: 1 Oct 2008   Views: 15,845   Rating: 2.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.75
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 109
Find your users' preferred browser and launch it safely, with or without a starting URL.
ASP.NET
Howto
Posted: 2 Sep 2010   Updated: 2 Sep 2010   Views: 15,383   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.59
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 106
A simple framework for documenting the events of master and child pages and web controls.
Posted: 16 Dec 2010   Updated: 16 Dec 2010   Views: 20,932   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 617
With JavaScript and a bit of ASP.NET, it is possible to create a plugin for CKEditor that allows users to select from items drawn from a database.
Posted: 9 Mar 2011   Updated: 29 Mar 2011   Views: 12,958   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.31
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 131
Dynamically generate a table of contents for your web page without using client-side scripting.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011   Updated: 29 Mar 2011   Views: 9,676   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.71
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 101
Dynamically generate reference tags for footnotes and bibliographies server side, and avoid a maintenance nightmare.
Posted: 5 Jun 2013   Updated: 6 Jun 2013   Views: 10,247   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
Use JavaScript to let your web user make changes, and then retrieve those changes server-side on postback.
Database
Utilities
Posted: 10 Jan 2014   Updated: 15 Jan 2014   Views: 10,558   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.90
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 429
Database access and management can be a chore in .Net. This toolbox can make it easier.
VB.NET
HowTo
Posted: 26 Apr 2010   Updated: 4 May 2010   Views: 124,562   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 101   Downloaded: 12,030
Write an application that launches in the notification area.
Posted: 25 Aug 2010   Updated: 25 Aug 2010   Views: 21,280   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.50
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 1,330
How to write an app that will go to the system tray when the user closes it
.NET Framework
How To
Posted: 6 Oct 2008   Updated: 6 Oct 2008   Views: 21,323   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.84
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 513
Centralize your resources into a single module and export them in an organized, controlled way.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009   Updated: 1 Apr 2009   Views: 38,492   Rating: 4.17/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 5.29
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 62   Downloaded: 0
With extension methods, you can add new functionality to .NET objects.
Posted: 23 Jun 2009   Updated: 30 Jun 2009   Views: 31,987   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.04
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 758
Learn how to extend the Forms.Control object to add locking and unlocking capability
Posted: 29 Mar 2010   Updated: 29 Mar 2010   Views: 12,275   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.29
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 330
Demonstrate how to use a designer to pre-populate custom Windows controls with child controls having unique names.
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Average tips rating: 4.62

HTML / CSS
HTML
Posted: 3 Mar 2014   Updated: 3 Mar 2014   Views: 4,883   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
Does your website need JavaScript to look its best? You can warn users with a very simple JS/CSS trick.
Database
General
Posted: 23 Nov 2010   Updated: 24 Nov 2010   Views: 5,699   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.91
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Search job commands for text, find jobs by schedule and other spiffy things
C#
Enumerations
Posted: 15 Jun 2012   Updated: 11 Dec 2012   Views: 8,909   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
With LINQ, you can retrieve an enumeration's metadata, such as its minimum and maximum values and whether it contains a given value.
Programming Tips
General
Posted: 28 Apr 2010   Updated: 14 Jun 2011   Views: 79,195   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.69
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
Fix for "Load report failed" error in Crystal Reports
Posted: 10 Oct 2011   Updated: 10 Oct 2011   Views: 12,784   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Configure your IIS site to serve custom error pages for all your file types: .html, .aspx, .pdf, whatever.
Posted: 8 Nov 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Views: 7,149   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
Test if a TreeNode was expanded or collapsed rather than actually clicked.
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Gregory Gadow
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
Gregory Gadow lives in Seattle, Washington and has been writing code for almost 25 years in more than a dozen programming languages. He works for a mid-size brokerage firm and holds the Series 7 and Series 66 brokerage licenses, but much prefers working as the company's programming department doing VB6, VB.Net, ASP, HTML, XML and SQL.


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