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Desktop Gadgets
General
Posted: 2 Nov 2010   Updated: 2 Nov 2010   Views: 44,654   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 2,019
A simple automated build tool to assist with Windows Gadget development
Posted: 11 Dec 2010   Updated: 22 Mar 2011   Views: 91,316   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 8.26
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 77   Downloaded: 4,833
Windows 7 Gadget that scrapes your reputation points and graph, and tracks changes between updates
ASP.NET
General
Posted: 4 Feb 2012   Updated: 6 Feb 2012   Views: 49,112   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.84
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 633
Using Client Side Timer and Hidden Elements to catch a Bot submission in Asp.Net MVC
Posted: 19 May 2014   Updated: 19 May 2014   Views: 20,003   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 30   Downloaded: 0
A look at how I implemented Drag 'n Drop Role Management in a Asp.Net MVC project.
Client side scripting
Beginners
Posted: 2 Aug 2010   Updated: 6 Aug 2014   Views: 89,433   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 88   Popularity: 9.66
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 82   Downloaded: 1,218
Google Chrome Extension that scrapes your reputation points and graph, and tracks changes between updates.
General
Posted: 22 Aug 2011   Updated: 29 Aug 2014   Views: 34,326   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 7.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 52   Downloaded: 721
Google Chrome Extension that provides Message and Answer templating
Node.js
General
Posted: 29 Jan 2014   Updated: 30 Mar 2016   Views: 34,560   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.34
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 0
Look into the Jade Templating engine and the required syntax
Trace and Logs
Debug and Tracing
Posted: 24 Oct 2011   Updated: 27 Nov 2011   Views: 1,192,064   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 80   Popularity: 9.42
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 126   Downloaded: 1,273
A beginner introduction to the features of the Chrome Debugger
Database
General
Posted: 29 Nov 2013   Updated: 30 Nov 2013   Views: 9,422   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.71
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
Too much data is breaking the system, we need a fix!
Ultrabooks
General
Posted: 13 Oct 2012   Updated: 28 Nov 2012   Views: 9,979   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
Ultrabook vehicle dynamo
Posted: 14 Jan 2013   Updated: 14 Jan 2013   Views: 9,724   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
In this section we will take a look at what is required to build, sign and package the application.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013   Updated: 14 Jan 2013   Views: 9,034   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
In this section we will take a look at some of the graphic and font handling routines.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013   Updated: 14 Jan 2013   Views: 10,763   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
A look at achieving real time trends in UltraDynamo
Posted: 14 Jan 2013   Updated: 14 Jan 2013   Views: 18,302   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 1,578
In this section, we look at the basics to get going.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013   Updated: 17 Jan 2013   Views: 8,861   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
In this section we will take a look at the sensors, the sensor manager and the simulation
Book Reviews
General
Posted: 5 Mar 2014   Updated: 5 Mar 2014   Views: 10,393   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
A quick book review of what could be one of the "Best Haynes Manual Ever"
CodeProject FAQs
General
Posted: 21 Sep 2010   Updated: 11 Apr 2015   Views: 68,124   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.77
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 51   Downloaded: 0
Community provided tools that are available for use with The Code Project
Hardware & System
Hardware
Posted: 4 Nov 2010   Updated: 4 Nov 2010   Views: 22,800   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
Introduction to implementing a Fail Safe communications failure ESD System architecture.
Posted: 14 Jan 2011   Updated: 23 Jan 2011   Views: 49,232   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 6.12
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
Getting value from your data historian and recovering data using ProcessBook
Posted: 1 Jun 2011   Updated: 1 Jun 2011   Views: 24,340   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.09
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Netgear GS108 8-port Gigabit switch is unhappy, only wants to blink.......blink no more!
Posted: 1 Jun 2011   Updated: 1 Jun 2011   Views: 20,873   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.33
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Repair can often be just as effective, this is how I repaired my dead switch.
Posted: 1 Jul 2011   Updated: 3 Jul 2011   Views: 19,245   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.76
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 118
A quick look at upgrading a QNAP NAS memory and the benchmarking of the performance
Posted: 13 Mar 2012   Updated: 14 Mar 2012   Views: 15,785   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Installing a 'Corsair H80 Liquid CPU Cooler' on an overheating system - did it make a difference?
Posted: 29 Feb 2012   Updated: 1 May 2012   Views: 17,640   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 62
Swapping out a standard HDD for a Hybrid HDD in my ageing Acer 6935.
Posted: 2 May 2013   Updated: 7 May 2013   Views: 5,752   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Replacement GPU Cooler - Icy cool or hot and bothered?
Posted: 10 May 2013   Updated: 29 May 2013   Views: 8,523   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 39
Attempting an upgrade can be rewarding, but without an OS re-install may end in tears!
Posted: 13 May 2014   Updated: 15 May 2014   Views: 16,857   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 6.02
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 0
My adventure into installing a domestic CCTV system and wireless bridge.
Posted: 24 Aug 2014   Updated: 27 Aug 2015   Views: 17,723   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 7.07
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Building for and consuming the Blitzortung Lightning Detection Network
Hardware Reviews
General
Posted: 15 Jan 2013   Updated: 15 Jan 2013   Views: 9,343   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 26
Quick tour of the Samsung Series 7 Chronos Notebook
Interviews
General
Posted: 8 May 2013   Updated: 8 May 2013   Views: 17,375   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 7.14
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we talk to Dave Auld, a CodeProject star that continues to shine brighter.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013   Updated: 15 Aug 2013   Views: 7,982   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
In honour of the 10 million member milestone, CodeProject members Ravi Bhavnani and DaveAuld reflect back on their time as part of the developer community.
Boards / Embedded devices
Arduino
Posted: 27 Oct 2009   Updated: 27 Oct 2009   Views: 63,173   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 30   Downloaded: 531
Using the Arduino platform for a SIMON game implementation.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010   Updated: 23 Feb 2010   Views: 67,191   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 494
An Introduction To Arduino Interrupts
Posted: 22 Sep 2010   Updated: 22 Sep 2010   Views: 85,637   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.44
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 976
Simple implementation of a differential gap control to track the sun East/West movement
Posted: 10 Jan 2011   Updated: 10 Jan 2011   Views: 96,076   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 0
A beginners' introduction to using shift registers with the Arduino
Posted: 4 Nov 2014   Updated: 9 Nov 2014   Views: 18,991   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 6.11
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 168
Low Energy Bluetooth meets Arduino compatible microcontroller in a small form factor, is this just a fairy tale?
Raspberry Pi
Posted: 19 Jul 2012   Updated: 13 Sep 2013   Views: 65,191   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 7.16
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 63   Downloaded: 0
Bought, Imaged and Booted - So far so good!
Posted: 5 Dec 2013   Updated: 5 Dec 2013   Views: 14,286   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.19
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 0
Real World Interfacing to the Raspberry-Pi using a Gertboard.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013   Updated: 6 Dec 2013   Views: 31,579   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.43
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 112
Google Coder == "A simple way to make web stuff on Raspberry Pi.", well that is what they claim!
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ASP.NET
General
Posted: 18 Jun 2012   Updated: 18 Jun 2012   Views: 6,901   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Quick way to modify the logon view depending on if the user has been redirected.
Client side scripting
General
Posted: 17 Jul 2011   Updated: 18 Jul 2011   Views: 32,299   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
Simple implementation for determining which radio buttons are selected using Jquery
VB.NET
General
Posted: 4 Jan 2010   Updated: 12 Mar 2010   Views: 41,167   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.75
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
I recently had created a windows forms application in VB.Net2008 and made use of the BindingSource control to bind all the forms controls to the underlying SQL Queried data.I built user functionality on the form to allow the user to further filter (client side filtering ) the original data...
Posted: 15 May 2010   Updated: 18 Jun 2010   Views: 13,868   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.75
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
The Dictionary class does not have inbuilt sort functionality and I was looking for a simple way to sort on the Values within the collection.After searching google, it became clear that there are several ways to achieve this, from implementing Lists, using LookUps and even making use of...
Posted: 20 Jun 2010   Updated: 20 Jun 2010   Views: 20,822   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.67
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
A simple way to create a grow only Column Width routine
.NET Framework
General
Posted: 28 Apr 2011   Updated: 28 Apr 2011   Views: 6,933   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
A safe way to get the user to check if the .NET Framework is installed
Programming Tips
General
Posted: 22 May 2010   Updated: 22 May 2010   Views: 6,031   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.94
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Here is a better evaluation of performance in .Net of the If / Switch operations;http://www.blackwasp.co.uk/SpeedTestIfElseSwitch.aspx[^]
Posted: 20 Jun 2010   Updated: 21 Jun 2010   Views: 7,050   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.56
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Here is a lesson I learnt while working with custom application settings in XML files and Visual Studio
Posted: 19 Jul 2010   Updated: 19 Jul 2010   Views: 4,331   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
You can keep your output consistent with how Windows represents file sizes by using the inbuilt function;StrFormatByteSizeThe following code will dump the files from the root of C:\, Call getFilesAndSizes from a button click or wherever you want. ...
Posted: 19 Feb 2011   Updated: 19 Feb 2011   Views: 1,790   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Condensed single line version using one of the overloaded methods of Uri;String fullurl = new Uri(new Uri("http://website.com"), "/path/download.php").ToString();
Posted: 22 Feb 2011   Updated: 3 Jun 2014   Views: 20,314   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
Using Enum to provide a quick and easy option lists
Author Resources
General
Posted: 22 Jan 2011   Updated: 3 Oct 2011   Views: 21,864   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.42
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
Use Google APIs to create Graphical Formulas
Hardware & System
General
Posted: 1 Jan 2012   Updated: 1 Jan 2012   Views: 31,084   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.67
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 0
Use the Hardware ID to determine product information
Utilities
Posted: 7 Dec 2012   Updated: 7 Dec 2012   Views: 10,041   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.37
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
Task scheduler put to use on logon
Scrapbook
General
Posted: 16 Oct 2010   Updated: 10 Jan 2011   Views: 10,632   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.42
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Ever made the fateful mistake or come across a board that someone has used a permanent marker on?
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DaveAuld
Engineer
Scotland Scotland
I have been working in the Oil & Gas Industry for over 25 years now.

Core Discipline is Instrumentation and Control Systems.

Completed Bsc Honours Degree (B29 in Computing) with the Open University in 2012.

Currently, Offshore Installation Manager in the Al Shaheen oil field, which is located off the coast of Qatar.

Prior to this, 25 years of North Sea Oil & Gas experience.


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