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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 25 Feb 2012   Updated: 2 Sep 2013   Views: 139,373   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 113   Popularity: 10.06
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 299   Downloaded: 11,000
Embed a functional console window in a C# application.
Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 19 Jan 2013   Updated: 19 Jan 2013   Views: 9,248   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 797
Rapidly create Shell Drop Handler Extensions using .NET
Posted: 9 Jan 2013   Updated: 22 Feb 2013   Views: 18,679   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 1,382
Rapidly create Shell Icon Handler Extensions using .NET
Posted: 17 Mar 2013   Updated: 17 Mar 2013   Views: 13,641   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.37
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 1,167
Create Shell Thumbnail Handler Extensions using .NET!
Posted: 13 Jan 2013   Updated: 5 Apr 2013   Views: 13,145   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 1,018
Rapidly create Shell Info Tip Extensions using .NET
Posted: 5 Apr 2013   Updated: 7 Apr 2013   Views: 12,752   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 966
Use .NET to rapidly build Shell Property Sheets.
Posted: 13 Feb 2013   Updated: 14 Sep 2013   Views: 28,241   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.71
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 55   Downloaded: 2,188
Create Shell Icon Overlay Handlers using .NET!
Posted: 15 Sep 2013   Updated: 15 Sep 2013   Views: 8,965   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 385
Learn how to deploy SharpShell servers easily with the new Server Registration Manager tool.
Posted: 5 Jan 2013   Updated: 16 Sep 2013   Views: 112,556   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 79   Popularity: 9.47
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 289   Downloaded: 7,846
Rapidly create Shell Context Menu Extensions using .NET.
Posted: 26 Jan 2013   Updated: 20 May 2014   Views: 21,626   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 6.09
Licence: The MIT License      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 1,992
Quickly create Shell Preview Handlers for Windows or Outlook using .NET!
Client side scripting
Beginners
Posted: 15 Dec 2013   Updated: 30 Dec 2013   Views: 15,418   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 30   Downloaded: 339
Learn how to use Bower, Bootstrap and AngularJS to create the Langton's Ant simulation in Javascript.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013   Updated: 31 Jan 2014   Views: 34,620   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 41   Popularity: 7.94
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 73   Downloaded: 1,015
In part two of the learn JavaScript series we'll create the classic space invaders game.
General
Posted: 10 Dec 2012   Updated: 10 Dec 2012   Views: 44,847   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 7.03
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 89   Downloaded: 1,299
Twitter Bootstrap is a lean and clean framework for website UIs. See what it can do and how it can help you!
Posted: 24 Aug 2013   Updated: 31 Jan 2014   Views: 57,893   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 84   Popularity: 9.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 156   Downloaded: 1,407
In this article we're going to create a starfield in JavaScript. We'll see how the core langauge features work, how to create classes, and how to use the HTML5 Canvas.
HTML / CSS
General
Posted: 24 Jun 2013   Updated: 24 Jun 2013   Views: 4,866   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
In this article we'll look at how you can add social networking buttons to your website to connect it to other networks. We'll use BuildButtons for the heavy lifting.
Silverlight
General
Posted: 29 Apr 2012   Updated: 11 Jun 2013   Views: 17,935   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 1,140
The 960 Grid System is a hugely popular layout system for web sites - Grid960 lets you use it in Silverlight!
OpenGL
General
Posted: 15 Jan 2009   Updated: 15 Jan 2009   Views: 57,582   Rating: 4.27/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.15
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 60   Downloaded: 4,073
An article showing how to make a Custom AppWizard for OpenGL applictions in Visual Studio .NET 2008
Posted: 4 Nov 2002   Updated: 7 Apr 2014   Views: 716,006   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 163   Popularity: 10.91
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 430   Downloaded: 45,130
Use OpenGL in WinForms or WPF applications, directly or with a powerful Scene Graph.
Posted: 1 Apr 2014   Updated: 8 Apr 2014   Views: 23,846   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 49   Popularity: 8.23
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 82   Downloaded: 866
Learn how to use OpenGL in your .NET applications with SharpGL.
C#
General
Posted: 22 Apr 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 26,417   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 72   Downloaded: 1,184
Write your first MVVM application in ten minutes using the Apex SDK!
Posted: 16 May 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 19,124   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 25   Downloaded: 844
Learn how to add Commands to your MVVM application to add functionality without breaking the separation of View and ViewModel.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012   Updated: 25 Jun 2012   Views: 34,771   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 7.05
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 83   Downloaded: 7,138
A Zune Style Application Template that makes a great starting point for WPF or Silverlight Projects
Posted: 5 Jun 2013   Updated: 6 Jun 2013   Views: 21,204   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.78
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 55   Downloaded: 915
Introducing 'Sil' - the addin that lets you right click on code and quickly inspect the Common Intermediate Language the compiler generates for it.
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 12 Sep 2011   Updated: 13 Sep 2011   Views: 32,925   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 39   Popularity: 7.69
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 960
Performance comparison of P/Invoke versus a C++/CLI wrapper.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 41,598   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 100   Downloaded: 1,220
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom code snippets.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 34,453   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 69   Downloaded: 666
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom Item Templates.
Utilities
Posted: 29 Jul 2012   Updated: 30 Jul 2012   Views: 18,446   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 55   Downloaded: 2,367
Manage the Global Assembly Cache with this handy tool - or roll your own with the provided API!
Windows Communication Foundation
General
Posted: 27 Nov 2011   Updated: 27 Nov 2011   Views: 11,697   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 444
Use a single Data Service to expose data from many sources with the Composite Data Service Framework!
Windows Presentation Foundation
Applications
Posted: 9 Sep 2011   Updated: 26 Feb 2013   Views: 47,734   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 77   Popularity: 9.37
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 145   Downloaded: 7,461
Create Solitaire and Spider Solitaire for WPF, step by step.
Controls
Posted: 6 Sep 2010   Updated: 6 Sep 2010   Views: 28,205   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.56
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 558
A padded grid for WPF that is ideal for laying out forms.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011   Updated: 18 Aug 2011   Views: 23,037   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 44   Downloaded: 1,497
A small and simple cross button for your WPF applications.
Data Binding
Posted: 17 Jan 2012   Updated: 18 Jan 2012   Views: 22,284   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.38
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 829
The quickest, easiest, and funkiest way to bind enumerations to a combo box in WPF, Silverlight, and Windows Phone 7.
General
Posted: 5 Aug 2010   Updated: 20 Aug 2010   Views: 111,525   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 87   Popularity: 9.65
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 171   Downloaded: 3,597
Getting started with your first WPF application using Microsoft Expression Blend 4.0.
Posted: 9 Oct 2011   Updated: 9 Oct 2011   Views: 47,863   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 6,403
Use OpenGL in a WPF application with ease!
Posted: 29 Oct 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2012   Views: 162,561   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 80   Popularity: 9.44
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 230   Downloaded: 10,196
A consistent approach to Commands, Asynchronous Commands, and Events-to-Commands for WPF, Silverlight, and WP7.
Libraries
Posted: 30 Jul 2011   Updated: 2 Aug 2011   Views: 21,465   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.11
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 56   Downloaded: 945
Introducing Apex - a lightweight MVVM and utility library for WPF, Silverlight, and WP7.
XAML
Posted: 30 Jul 2011   Updated: 31 Jul 2011   Views: 22,525   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 6.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 48   Downloaded: 831
A small and neat addition to the Grid control which can tidy up XAML in WPF, Silverlight and WP7
Cryptography & Security
Cryptography
Posted: 3 Jul 2007   Updated: 3 Jul 2007   Views: 75,886   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.30
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 65   Downloaded: 3,600
An article showing how to use the Crypto API to make a simple MFC class that can encrypt and decrypt different types of data
Macros and Add-ins
Visual Studio .NET Addins
Posted: 3 Feb 2012   Updated: 17 Jun 2013   Views: 64,578   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.98
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 115   Downloaded: 2,674
Create an amazingly useful 'Switch' addin to switch between cpp/h, designer/code, XAML/codebehind and more!
Tools and IDE
General
Posted: 18 Nov 2012   Updated: 19 Nov 2012   Views: 4,312   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 231
Use QuickAccent to quickly copy accents and symbols to your clipboard. Also read the article to find out about the essentials when writing System Tray based applications
Posted: 10 Mar 2013   Updated: 11 Mar 2013   Views: 10,602   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.47
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 433
FireKeys is a tool that lets you set up hotkey bindings for your favorite programs or places. See how it works, download it and find out how the code was written!

Average blogs rating: 4.80

Windows Powershell
General
Posted: 30 Mar 2014   Updated: 30 Mar 2014   Views: 2,008   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
tl;dr – VsixTools fixes the ‘Invalid Multiple Files in VSIX’ issue on the Visual Studio Gallery and lets you set vsix version numbers with Powershell. I maintain a reasonably large project called SharpGL. This project contains two Vsix packages (Visual… Continue Reading &#859
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 5 May 2014   Updated: 5 May 2014   Views: 3,141   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Specifications are absolutely key to the success of a project.I'm not going to talk about how different teams do specs, what works and what doesn't work. I'm going to make the statement that the better that specifications are handled, understood and controlled, the better for everyone - PMs, devs, Q
Posted: 7 May 2014   Updated: 7 May 2014   Views: 9,136   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 0
Promises are a core feature of AngularJS - whether you understand them or not, if you use AngularJS you've almost certainly been using them for a while.In this post I'm going to explain what promises are, how they work, where they're used and finally how to use them effectively.Once we've got the co
Posted: 16 Jun 2014   Updated: 16 Jun 2014   Views: 3,476   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
If you need modals in an AngularJS application, look no further. I'll show you how to use the Angular Modal Service to add Bootstrap Modals or your own custom modals to your application.See it in a fiddle or check out a full set of samples online.ContentsUsing the Angular Modal Service A Quick Exam
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