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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 20 May 2009   Updated: 20 May 2009   Views: 17,299   Rating: 4.24/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.83
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to programmatically turn on the screen saver with API via .NET and C#
Silverlight
General
Posted: 22 May 2011   Updated: 22 May 2011   Views: 37,445   Rating: 4.38/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.83
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 0
In this article, we’ll see a brief introduction to Microsoft Silverlight, see how it fits with other technologies today, and watch it in action. Get ready!
Posted: 23 May 2011   Updated: 24 May 2011   Views: 38,100   Rating: 4.66/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.09
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 784
In this article we'll have a full discussion of the new features of the Beta version of Silverlight 5.
Web Services
General
Posted: 19 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 29,939   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.26
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
This is the first article of our series that talks about accessing URL shortening services programmatically. Here we introduce new concepts like the REST API. We also have a brief discussion of URL shortening services APIs and how you can access them. In addition, we are going to talk about .NET sup
Posted: 19 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 13,669   Rating: 4.38/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.70
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
Another article of our series that talks about accessing URL shortening services programmatically. This article is talking about is.gd shortening service, how you can use it, and how to access it via your C#/VB.NET application.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 9,584   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Just another article of the URL shortening services series. Today, we are going to talk about another hot and easy-to-use service, it's Tweetburner. If you haven't used it before, then it's the time to. We're going to discuss how to use Tweetburner first. After that, we'll inspect its API and learn
Posted: 21 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 11,086   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
This is another article that talks about URL shortening services. Today we are going to talk about Cligs, one of the popular shortening services on the web.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010   Updated: 21 Sep 2010   Views: 17,557   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.82
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
This is a very hot article that you can’t leave without checking it first. This article is talking about the most popular and powerful URL shortening service ever, bit.ly. Today, we are going to talk about bit.ly API, its functions, and how you can access them from your .NET application.Don’t forget
Database
SQL Server
Posted: 15 Jun 2009   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 102,082   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.46
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 112   Downloaded: 0
Learn the details of how to work with SQL Server logins.
C#
PInvoke
Posted: 12 May 2009   Updated: 1 Apr 2010   Views: 21,610   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.35
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to clear the console screen via API calls. In addition, learn some console techniques such as moving the text around the screen.
Windows Forms
Posted: 26 Apr 2009   Updated: 28 Dec 2010   Views: 57,337   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 90   Downloaded: 2
Learn how to program with Microsoft Agent in Windows Forms applications
.NET Framework
How To
Posted: 22 May 2009   Updated: 18 Jun 2009   Views: 69,291   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 4.73
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 58   Downloaded: 4,393
Learn how to change display settings programmatically via an API and the .NET Framework.
Windows Communication Foundation
General
Posted: 26 Sep 2010   Updated: 26 Sep 2010   Views: 10,344   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
A complete discussion of the WCF services offered by X.co, and the RESTful interfaces provided

Average blogs rating: 4.49

Files and Folders
Compression
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 29,746   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.38
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to compress and decompress files programmatically using C#
Database
ADO.NET
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 May 2010   Views: 24,465   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 542
Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) are pieces of data that have -usually- exceptionally large size (such as pictures or audio tracks).
SQL Server
Posted: 13 Apr 2010   Updated: 2 Jun 2010   Views: 32,128   Rating: 4.58/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.73
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 0
Programmatically Enumerating, Attaching, and Detaching SQL Server Databases via SQL statements and stored procedures
Audio and Video
Audio
Posted: 23 Mar 2010   Updated: 1 Apr 2010   Views: 62,364   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.12
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 56   Downloaded: 1
Learn how to record audio and play sound files in C and C#.
DirectX
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 May 2010   Views: 13,506   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to change display settings (resolution, bit count, etc.) using C# and DirectX SDK
GDI
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 16,720   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.91
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
Which is better, to use BeginPaint/EndPaint, or to use GetDC/ReleaseDC?
C / C++ Language
Howto
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 6,520   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to create your CWinApp::OnIdle in C
C#
General
Posted: 29 Apr 2010   Updated: 27 May 2010   Views: 32,849   Rating: 4.22/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.14
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in C#, C++/CLI, and ISO/ANSI C++
How To
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 May 2010   Views: 26,287   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.86
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 0
Access WMI via C# and retrieve motherboard information
Memory Management
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 9,010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
Create a high-performance, short-lived, and stack-based arrays in C#.
PInvoke
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 8,106   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to create transactional vista using C# and Windows Vista (and higher) SDK.
Posted: 6 Apr 2010   Updated: 6 Apr 2010   Views: 18,530   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.50
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 0
Symbolic links: a) Hard Links. b) Soft (Junction) Links
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 May 2010   Views: 9,118   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Swap mouse button using C# and Windows API.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 May 2010   Views: 16,629   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 3.50
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to allow your form to be draggable from its body
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 28 Dec 2010   Views: 78,767   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.34
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 77   Downloaded: 0
Introduction to marshaling.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 28 Dec 2010   Views: 44,975   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.38
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 48   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to marshal compound types (structures, unions, etc.) in C#.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 28 Dec 2010   Views: 84,826   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.28
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 69   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to marshal simple types (integers, strings, etc.) in C#.
Samples
Posted: 22 Apr 2010   Updated: 21 May 2010   Views: 60,904   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.48
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 0
VB.NET and C# + twitto; a simple desktop Twitter
Windows Forms
Posted: 11 Apr 2010   Updated: 11 Apr 2010   Views: 15,714   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 0
Give the user the flexibility to design his sheet, report, bill, invoice, whatever.
XML
General
Posted: 4 Apr 2010   Updated: 4 Apr 2010   Views: 10,754   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
A brief discussion of RSS. Incorporating RSS into a simple RSS bar control written in VB.NET.
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 28 Dec 2010   Views: 109,466   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.23
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 79   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to send mail messages from your C# application via SMTP.
Samples
Posted: 30 Mar 2010   Updated: 30 Mar 2010   Views: 6,588   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
A .NET reflection sample written in VB.NET
MFC
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 12,882   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.19
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
Convert colors to gray shades, detect Print Preview mode, and detect Black-and-White printers.
Windows Security
User Account Control
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 43,309   Rating: 4.09/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 3.92
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to request UAC elevation at application start
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 9,335   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Have advanced control over UAC.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 20 Mar 2010   Views: 12,208   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
See in action how Windows Vista and higher versions (where UAC is enabled) virtualizes file and registry access.
Localisation
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 9,364   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Learn how to create/extend a culture and register it for future use (even by Windows)
String handling
General
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 30 Mar 2010   Views: 12,470   Rating: 4.44/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.62
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Like diacritics in Arabic, Hebrew, etc.
Hardware & System
System
Posted: 17 Mar 2010   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 7,454   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Common Public License Version 1.0 (CPL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Remove hidden system shares on your Windows.

Average tips rating: 1.00

Threads, Processes & IPC
General
Posted: 30 May 2010   Updated: 30 May 2010   Views: 3,631   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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One of bad practices a programmer usually fall in.
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Mohammad Elsheimy
Technical Writer Just Like a Magic
Egypt Egypt
Independent technical writer from Egypt born in 1991.
 
I am a student of The Holy Quranic Sciences Institute. There, we study the Holy Quranic sciences and Islamic legislation.
 
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