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Database Development
SQL Server
10 Jan 2014   Updated: 15 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.15
Licence: CPOL    Views: 30,383     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 612
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Database access and management can be a chore in .Net. This toolbox can make it easier.
Desktop Programming
Win32
31 Mar 2011   Updated: 31 Mar 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: CPOL    Views: 47,071     Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 556
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Prank your coworkers with a dialog box that appears and disappears randomly by using a notification area app.
Windows Forms
25 Aug 2010   Updated: 25 Aug 2010   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.97
Licence: CPOL    Views: 44,491     Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 1,806
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How to write an app that will go to the system tray when the user closes it
Programming Languages
Visual Basic
6 May 2010   Updated: 6 May 2010   Rating: 4.64/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.19
Licence: CPOL    Views: 58,794     Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 2,780
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How to create a custom message box from first principles, including system sounds and print capability.
31 Jul 2008   Updated: 31 Jul 2008   Rating: 3.95/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.11
Licence: CPOL    Views: 63,391     Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
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How to modify your client area properties, center controls, and do other fun tricks.
1 Aug 2011   Updated: 1 Aug 2011   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.94
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,650     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 362
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Subclass the WebBrowser control to harness the power of HTML and CSS in your output displays.
15 May 2008   Updated: 15 May 2008   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.35
Licence: CPOL    Views: 73,944     Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 2,079
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With Visual Studio 2008, it is easy to create a nullable version of Microsoft's DateTimePicker.
1 Oct 2008   Updated: 1 Oct 2008   Rating: 2.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.75
Licence: CPOL    Views: 23,540     Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 151
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Find your users' preferred browser and launch it safely, with or without a starting URL.
26 Apr 2010   Updated: 4 May 2010   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 72   Popularity: 9.15
Licence: CPOL    Views: 274,652     Bookmarked: 124   Downloaded: 20,255
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Write an application that launches in the notification area.
6 Oct 2008   Updated: 6 Oct 2008   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.14
Licence: CPOL    Views: 41,822     Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 788
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Centralize your resources into a single module and export them in an organized, controlled way.
20 Mar 2009   Updated: 1 Apr 2009   Rating: 4.21/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.48
Licence: CPOL    Views: 62,962     Bookmarked: 64   Downloaded: 0
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With extension methods, you can add new functionality to .NET objects.
29 Mar 2010   Updated: 29 Mar 2010   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.91
Licence: CPOL    Views: 30,941     Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 556
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Demonstrate how to use a designer to pre-populate custom Windows controls with child controls having unique names.
Visual Basic 10
23 Jun 2009   Updated: 30 Jun 2009   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.87
Licence: CPOL    Views: 67,735     Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 1,301
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Learn how to extend the Forms.Control object to add locking and unlocking capability
Web Development
ASP.NET
2 Sep 2010   Updated: 2 Sep 2010   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.62
Licence: CPOL    Views: 35,853     Bookmarked: 41   Downloaded: 169
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A simple framework for documenting the events of master and child pages and web controls.
HTML
16 Dec 2010   Updated: 16 Dec 2010   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.15
Licence: CPOL    Views: 45,155     Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 826
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With JavaScript and a bit of ASP.NET, it is possible to create a plugin for CKEditor that allows users to select from items drawn from a database.
9 Mar 2011   Updated: 29 Mar 2011   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.33
Licence: CPOL    Views: 29,150     Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 151
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Dynamically generate a table of contents for your web page without using client-side scripting.
23 Mar 2011   Updated: 29 Mar 2011   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.71
Licence: CPOL    Views: 22,001     Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 120
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Dynamically generate reference tags for footnotes and bibliographies server side, and avoid a maintenance nightmare.
5 Jun 2013   Updated: 6 Jun 2013   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.70
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Use JavaScript to let your web user make changes, and then retrieve those changes server-side on postback.

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Database Development
SQL Server
23 Nov 2010   Updated: 24 Nov 2010   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.91
Licence: CPOL    Views: 12,980     Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
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Search job commands for text, find jobs by schedule and other spiffy things
Programming Languages
Visual Basic
15 Jun 2012   Updated: 11 Dec 2012   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,023     Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
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With LINQ, you can retrieve an enumeration's metadata, such as its minimum and maximum values and whether it contains a given value.
8 Nov 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.95
Licence: CPOL    Views: 21,452     Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
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Test if a TreeNode was expanded or collapsed rather than actually clicked.
Web Development
ASP.NET
28 Apr 2010   Updated: 14 Jun 2011   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.77
Licence: CPOL    Views: 146,513     Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
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Fix for "Load report failed" error in Crystal Reports
HTML
3 Mar 2014   Updated: 3 Mar 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Does your website need JavaScript to look its best? You can warn users with a very simple JS/CSS trick.
IIS
10 Oct 2011   Updated: 10 Oct 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 29,866     Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
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Configure your IIS site to serve custom error pages for all your file types: .html, .aspx, .pdf, whatever.

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Gregory Gadow
United States United States
Gregory Gadow recently graduated from Central Washington University with a B.S. that combined economics and statistical analysis, and currently works for the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife as an IT developer. He has been writing code for 30 years in more than a dozen programming languages, including Visual Basic, VB.Net, C++, C#, ASP, HTML, XML, SQL, and R.