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Best articles of last month
To continue the theme. The top authors of last month have been voted for by you.
|Best Mobile article of July 2012
|Colin Eberhardt -
A Gesture-Driven Windows Phone To-Do List
||Code Project Mug; Code Project Mousepad; The latest Mobile
books from informIT; ComponentOne Studio Enterprise;
|Best VB.NET article of July 2012
|Meshack Musundi -
||Shell MegaPack.Net 2010; SmartOutline 2010; Crypto Logger
For .Net; The latest VB.NET books from informIT;
|Best Web Dev article of July 2012
|Florian Rappl -
Practical ASP.NET MVC (3) tips
||SmartOutline 2010; The latest Web Dev books from informIT;
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Most popular new articles
20 Aug 2012 - 26 Aug 2012
92 articles overall. 28 new, 64 updated.
New articles added
- Frequency Divider with VHDL - Programnation
This brief article describes a frequency divider with VHDL along with the process of calculating the scaling factor.
- A Coder Interview With Graham Lee - The Code Project, Graham Lee
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 Graham Lee.
- ASP.NET Plotter Toolkit - HTML5 Charting for all - Akram El Assas
ASP.NET Plotter Toolkit makes the process of creating ASP.NET charting controls much simpler and much easier. The toolkit comes with extendable HTML5 charting controls for plotting time series and dense data sets.
- Token Manager - VectorX
New Tips and Tricks added
- Frequency Divider with VHDL - Programnation
This brief article describes a frequency divider with VHDL along with the process to calculate the scaling factor.
- Simple C# FTP Class - metastruct
Easy to use class for downloading, uploading, and other FTP commands
- SIP Stack (1 of 3) - Hatim Haidry
SIP Stack Implementation on the basis of RFC SIP 3261 Specification
Tips and Tricks updated
- Math Parser NET C# - kirnbas
This is light, fast and simple to understand mathematical parser, which receives as input a mathematical expression (string) and return the output value (double).
New Technical Blogs added
- ASP.NET GridView – OnRowDataBound vs OnRowCreated - cpsglauco
This morning, while I was creating a simple ASP.NET page, I have fought a couple of hours versus a GridView that apparently worked in strange ways. Problem Description The problem I encountered seemed to be the wrong setting of the … Continue reading →
- Benchmark code blocks easy - Andrei Rinea
Have you been testing code speed like this? Or maybe you’ve found the Stopwatch class and been happy with its superior time precision? Better, I’d say, but I’ve quite had it. Plus I needed to benchmark a local website and …Read more »
- OUTPUT clause in UPDATE statements - Andrei Rinea
Sometimes you need to update data in a table and then update data in another table but based on a filter condition found from the first table. Specifically have you had to do this in the past? This is not …Read more »
- Creating a multi-paged container control with design time support - Richard James Moss
This article describes adding design time support for a TabControl-like component which renders the same way the Project Properties in Visual Studio 2012.This is the first time I've tried to make more advanced use of component designers so there are going to be areas that I'm not aware of or have no
- Barcodes, document flow and 100 points identification on MS Dynamics CRM 2011 - Pavel Korsukov
I have just finished Proof-of-Concept for one of our customers. The PoC was a demonstration of capabilities to automate paper document flow based on a custom solution for MS Dynamics CRM 2011. It involves barcodes generation, bulk document printing, scanning of paper documents and automatic recognit
- Modifying Quake 3 - part 2- Gamer inputs - Anup Shinde
In the previous post, we saw how to compile and Q3 source code and some of details on Q3. In this post, I'll explain some basics on how Q3 works and we will create a mechanism to accept user input. In the last post, we will define the behavior of the homing-missile.
- 5 Unforgivable Windows 8 RTM Problems - Sam Meacham
I work with a couple of committees at Microsoft for developing the future “story” of some of their key technologies. So I’ve been able to participate in some fun closed focus groups for things like ASP.NET, WCF, Windows and Visual Studio 2012. The gist of it is that the guts of Win
- Character test utility - Andrei Rinea
Every now and then I have to decide if a character satisfies a predicate (char.IsPunctuation, char.IsSymbol and so on) found on the System.Char class. The MSDN pages are of limited help plus I need to browse each predicate. Therefore I …Read more »
- Introducing Spring Batch, Part One - Lauren Fournier
Have you ever heard someone say “Man I wish we had a toy like that when I was a kid! That would have been awesome!” For me, that’s usually when I’m wrapping the latest entry in Nerf’s arsenal for Christmas, someone’s birthday or any time my kids and I are running through the house attempting [...]
- WPF default binding format culture - Andrei Rinea
WPF formats non-string objects to a string using a fixed/hardcoded culture (en-US) regardless of the current culture (as in Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture / CultureInfo.CurrentCulture). Suppose you have a simple DataContext (ViewModel) like so : Binding an instance of `Data` to a view, …R
Technical Blogs updated
- A single file login page for asp.net - wullinkm
Sometimes you might feel the need to simply protect a public directory on your webserver. Using IIS gives you several options to achieve this, but today we will discuss how to enable a simple login page that requires only one file and a few entries in web.config. First of all I used the login page c
- Beware of switch - Andrei Rinea
I am by no means against any of the instructions which exist in C#, including goto (wow, I said that). Each of them can have its place and its normal use in an application. However things can be abused and …Read more »
- Getting Started With Spring Batch, Part Two - Lauren Fournier
Now that we’ve had a high level overview of some of the simple and basic features of Spring Batch, let’s dive into what it takes to get up and running. The main purpose of this quick and simple tutorial is to give you a starting point for exploring Spring Batch to see if you’d like [...]
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