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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 25 Feb 2012   Updated: 2 Sep 2013   Views: 118,873   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 111   Popularity: 10.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 289   Downloaded: 9,806
Embed a functional console window in a C# application.
Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 19 Jan 2013   Updated: 19 Jan 2013   Views: 7,187   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 654
Rapidly create Shell Drop Handler Extensions using .NET
Posted: 9 Jan 2013   Updated: 22 Feb 2013   Views: 15,469   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 1,212
Rapidly create Shell Icon Handler Extensions using .NET
Posted: 17 Mar 2013   Updated: 17 Mar 2013   Views: 8,996   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.26
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 924
Create Shell Thumbnail Handler Extensions using .NET!
Posted: 13 Jan 2013   Updated: 5 Apr 2013   Views: 10,449   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 884
Rapidly create Shell Info Tip Extensions using .NET
Posted: 5 Apr 2013   Updated: 7 Apr 2013   Views: 8,418   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 743
Use .NET to rapidly build Shell Property Sheets.
Posted: 26 Jan 2013   Updated: 14 Sep 2013   Views: 14,292   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 1,181
Quickly create Shell Preview Handlers for Windows or Outlook using .NET!
Posted: 13 Feb 2013   Updated: 14 Sep 2013   Views: 20,657   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 51   Downloaded: 1,752
Create Shell Icon Overlay Handlers using .NET!
Posted: 15 Sep 2013   Updated: 15 Sep 2013   Views: 5,355   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 235
Learn how to deploy SharpShell servers easily with the new Server Registration Manager tool.
Posted: 5 Jan 2013   Updated: 16 Sep 2013   Views: 90,948   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 74   Popularity: 9.33
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 269   Downloaded: 6,489
Rapidly create Shell Context Menu Extensions using .NET.
Client side scripting
Beginners
Posted: 15 Dec 2013   Updated: 30 Dec 2013   Views: 11,538   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 25   Downloaded: 294
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: 25,303   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.78
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 68   Downloaded: 849
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: 37,783   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.86
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 81   Downloaded: 1,072
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: 46,859   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 75   Popularity: 9.27
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 139   Downloaded: 1,280
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: 3,731   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: 15,781   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 1,086
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: 54,704   Rating: 4.27/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.15
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 60   Downloaded: 3,862
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: 680,941   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 157   Popularity: 10.82
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 412   Downloaded: 43,218
Use OpenGL in WinForms or WPF applications, directly or with a powerful Scene Graph.
Posted: 1 Apr 2014   Updated: 8 Apr 2014   Views: 12,493   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 7.10
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 53   Downloaded: 389
Learn how to use OpenGL in your .NET applications with SharpGL.
C#
General
Posted: 22 Apr 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 23,710   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 70   Downloaded: 1,128
Write your first MVVM application in ten minutes using the Apex SDK!
Posted: 16 May 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 16,303   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.35
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 792
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: 30,164   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.97
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 84   Downloaded: 6,674
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: 16,213   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.66
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 51   Downloaded: 799
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: 27,825   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.64
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 885
Performance comparison of P/Invoke versus a C++/CLI wrapper.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 35,114   Rating: 4.74/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.45
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 98   Downloaded: 1,148
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom code snippets.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 28,201   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.36
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 68   Downloaded: 598
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom Item Templates.
Utilities
Posted: 29 Jul 2012   Updated: 30 Jul 2012   Views: 15,198   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 54   Downloaded: 1,969
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: 10,126   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 421
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: 41,227   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 77   Popularity: 9.37
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 143   Downloaded: 6,921
Create Solitaire and Spider Solitaire for WPF, step by step.
Controls
Posted: 6 Sep 2010   Updated: 6 Sep 2010   Views: 25,073   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.56
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 516
A padded grid for WPF that is ideal for laying out forms.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011   Updated: 18 Aug 2011   Views: 19,368   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 39   Downloaded: 1,293
A small and simple cross button for your WPF applications.
Data Binding
Posted: 17 Jan 2012   Updated: 18 Jan 2012   Views: 19,461   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.38
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 765
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: 97,603   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 84   Popularity: 9.59
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 161   Downloaded: 3,193
Getting started with your first WPF application using Microsoft Expression Blend 4.0.
Posted: 9 Oct 2011   Updated: 9 Oct 2011   Views: 39,741   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 49   Downloaded: 5,701
Use OpenGL in a WPF application with ease!
Posted: 29 Oct 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2012   Views: 135,956   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 71   Popularity: 9.20
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 224   Downloaded: 8,986
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: 19,420   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 884
Introducing Apex - a lightweight MVVM and utility library for WPF, Silverlight, and WP7.
XAML
Posted: 30 Jul 2011   Updated: 31 Jul 2011   Views: 20,081   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 6.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 47   Downloaded: 762
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: 71,213   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.30
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 64   Downloaded: 3,309
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: 52,957   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.98
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 112   Downloaded: 2,351
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: 3,448   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 208
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: 8,664   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.47
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 402
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: 1,234   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
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Dave Kerr
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