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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 25 Feb 2012   Updated: 21 Mar 2015   Views: 189,850   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 132   Popularity: 10.40
Licence: The MIT License      Bookmarked: 364   Downloaded: 14,513
Embed a functional console window in a C# application.
Shell and IE programming
Shell Programming
Posted: 19 Jan 2013   Updated: 19 Jan 2013   Views: 13,410   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 935
Rapidly create Shell Drop Handler Extensions using .NET
Posted: 17 Mar 2013   Updated: 17 Mar 2013   Views: 22,790   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.38
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 41   Downloaded: 1,667
Create Shell Thumbnail Handler Extensions using .NET!
Posted: 13 Jan 2013   Updated: 5 Apr 2013   Views: 17,440   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 1,210
Rapidly create Shell Info Tip Extensions using .NET
Posted: 5 Apr 2013   Updated: 7 Apr 2013   Views: 19,920   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 1,396
Use .NET to rapidly build Shell Property Sheets.
Posted: 13 Feb 2013   Updated: 14 Sep 2013   Views: 42,021   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 62   Downloaded: 2,869
Create Shell Icon Overlay Handlers using .NET!
Posted: 15 Sep 2013   Updated: 15 Sep 2013   Views: 16,230   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.18
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 742
Learn how to deploy SharpShell servers easily with the new Server Registration Manager tool.
Posted: 26 Jan 2013   Updated: 20 May 2014   Views: 32,710   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.22
Licence: The MIT License      Bookmarked: 60   Downloaded: 2,660
Quickly create Shell Preview Handlers for Windows or Outlook using .NET!
Posted: 5 Jan 2013   Updated: 27 Nov 2014   Views: 176,310   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 100   Popularity: 9.93
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 320   Downloaded: 10,795
Rapidly create Shell Context Menu Extensions using .NET.
Posted: 9 Jan 2013   Updated: 19 Jan 2015   Views: 28,840   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.15
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 1,863
Rapidly create Shell Icon Handler Extensions using .NET
Client side scripting
Beginners
Posted: 15 Dec 2013   Updated: 30 Dec 2013   Views: 19,360   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 372
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: 49,730   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 45   Popularity: 8.15
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 79   Downloaded: 1,333
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: 60,851   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 1,821
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: 70,550   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 90   Popularity: 9.68
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 160   Downloaded: 1,550
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: 6,240   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   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: 21,190   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 1,270
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: 62,110   Rating: 4.27/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.15
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 63   Downloaded: 4,377
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: 776,740   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 171   Popularity: 11.02
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 443   Downloaded: 50,024
Use OpenGL in WinForms or WPF applications, directly or with a powerful Scene Graph.
Posted: 1 Apr 2014   Updated: 8 Apr 2014   Views: 41,181   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 53   Popularity: 8.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 90   Downloaded: 2,408
Learn how to use OpenGL in your .NET applications with SharpGL.
C#
General
Posted: 22 Apr 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 30,480   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 73   Downloaded: 1,257
Write your first MVVM application in ten minutes using the Apex SDK!
Posted: 16 May 2012   Updated: 21 May 2012   Views: 23,170   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.69
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 25   Downloaded: 924
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: 41,390   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 7.13
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 83   Downloaded: 7,929
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: 28,090   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 41   Popularity: 7.94
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 1,222
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: 41,720   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.87
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 1,079
Performance comparison of P/Invoke versus a C++/CLI wrapper.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 52,031   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.79
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 102   Downloaded: 1,354
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom code snippets.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012   Updated: 14 Apr 2012   Views: 45,431   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 74   Downloaded: 819
Learn how to extend Visual Studio 2010 by creating custom Item Templates.
Utilities
Posted: 29 Jul 2012   Updated: 30 Jul 2012   Views: 24,530   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 59   Downloaded: 3,152
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: 14,140   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 473
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: 66,641   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 79   Popularity: 9.43
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 148   Downloaded: 9,272
Create Solitaire and Spider Solitaire for WPF, step by step.
Controls
Posted: 6 Sep 2010   Updated: 6 Sep 2010   Views: 34,670   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 651
A padded grid for WPF that is ideal for laying out forms.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011   Updated: 18 Aug 2011   Views: 30,950   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.56
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 46   Downloaded: 1,959
A small and simple cross button for your WPF applications.
Data Binding
Posted: 17 Jan 2012   Updated: 18 Jan 2012   Views: 26,630   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 918
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: 149,921   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 94   Popularity: 9.79
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 182   Downloaded: 4,462
Getting started with your first WPF application using Microsoft Expression Blend 4.0.
Posted: 9 Oct 2011   Updated: 9 Oct 2011   Views: 62,952   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.21
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 7,498
Use OpenGL in a WPF application with ease!
Posted: 29 Oct 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2012   Views: 208,091   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 88   Popularity: 9.66
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 247   Downloaded: 12,360
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: 24,870   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.23
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 57   Downloaded: 1,032
Introducing Apex - a lightweight MVVM and utility library for WPF, Silverlight, and WP7.
XAML
Posted: 30 Jul 2011   Updated: 31 Jul 2011   Views: 25,720   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 6.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 48   Downloaded: 904
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: 82,300   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.30
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 66   Downloaded: 4,076
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: 83,900   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.16
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 117   Downloaded: 3,111
Create an amazingly useful 'Switch' addin to switch between cpp/h, designer/code, XAML/codebehind and more!
Tools and IDE
General
Posted: 10 Mar 2013   Updated: 11 Mar 2013   Views: 13,640   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.64
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 556
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!
Posted: 18 Nov 2012   Updated: 29 Oct 2014   Views: 8,970   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 380
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

Average blogs rating: 4.86

Applications & Tools
Applications
Posted: 24 Mar 2015   Updated: 24 Mar 2015   Views: 6,040   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
The best Module System for AngularJS applications
Client side scripting
General
Posted: 4 Mar 2015   Updated: 4 Mar 2015   Views: 24,621   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 7.04
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 0
Dealing with memory leaks in JavaScript applications can be a complex process. In this article I'm going to show you how to identify whether you have memory leaks, analyse them and ultimately resolve them.I'm using an AngularJS application to demonstrate the concepts and approaches, but much of this
Windows Powershell
General
Posted: 30 Mar 2014   Updated: 30 Mar 2014   Views: 2,880   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: 3,650   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: 17,740   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   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: 7,840   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   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
Posted: 24 Mar 2015   Updated: 24 Mar 2015   Views: 2,150   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
Modifying a JWT in a Node/Express application
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Dave Kerr
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United Kingdom United Kingdom
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