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Articles by Patrick Kalkman (Articles: 10, Technical Blog: 1, Tip/Tricks: 2)

Articles: 10, Technical Blog: 1, Tip/Tricks: 2

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Average article rating: 4.83

Mobile Apps
Android
1 May 2011   Updated: 1 May 2011   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 43   Popularity: 8.11
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This article describes how I developed Androng, a Pong clone for Android.
Windows Phone 7
27 Mar 2012   Updated: 22 Apr 2012   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 60   Popularity: 8.81
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This article describes the development of Blue Hour, a windows phone 7 application that calculates when the sunrises and sunsets at your location.
25 Apr 2012   Updated: 24 Jun 2012   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.52
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A complete WP7 application with SQL compact database, LINQ to SQL, MVVM Light and Dropbox integration
24 Jun 2012   Updated: 7 Jul 2012   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.71
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A complete WP7 application with a central management website (ASP.NET MVC4) for recipe management and push notifications
Programming Languages
C#
30 Nov 2007   Updated: 30 Nov 2007   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.21
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An article to demonstrate culture flow from Windows client to Windows server using WCF.
22 May 2010   Updated: 8 Jan 2011   Rating: 4.04/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.50
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Save time by using a dynamically generated WCF proxy
27 Feb 2011   Updated: 27 Feb 2011   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 7.09
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An article that explains Digest Authentication and a library to use Digest Authentication with WCF Rest and validate against any back-end.
C# 4.0
4 May 2010   Updated: 10 Jan 2011   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.27
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A C# assembly for calculating Sunrise, Sunset, and Maximum Solar Radiation
Security
Encryption
24 Jan 2011   Updated: 28 Feb 2011   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.04
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An assembly that adds Basic Authentication to an IIS hosted WCF REST service to validate against any back-end.
Web Development
ASP.NET
26 Sep 2011   Updated: 5 Aug 2012   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 72   Popularity: 8.88
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A description and solution for creating PDF reports using ASP.NET MVC3.

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All Topics
9 May 2010   Updated: 9 May 2010   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.59
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You can improve the quality of your Software Architecture Design by using the following 10 tips. I use these 10 ...

Average tips rating: 4.60

General Programming
Performance
18 May 2011   Updated: 18 May 2011   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.41
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Good Tip, got my 5!As an alternative to your tip, when using generated proxies you could also add the logic to a partial class with the same name as the proxy class, see below.public partial class MyGeneratedProxyClient : IDisposable{ void IDisposable Dispose() { try...
Web Development
HTML
22 May 2010   Updated: 24 May 2010   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.66
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Patrick Kalkman is a senior Software Architect with more than 20 years professional development experience. He works for SimpleTechture where he helps teams develop state of the art web applications.

Patrick enjoys writing his blog. It discusses agile software development. Patrick can be reached at patrick@simpletechture.nl.

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Awards:

Best Mobile article of March 2012
Best Mobile article of June 2012