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Current Entries

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3 Sep 2012
Colin Eberhardt
This article describes the development of a cross-platform HTML5 application for Windows Phone and iPhone.
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10 Aug 2012
PavolSatala
How to create an air hockey game for one player against the artificial intelligence for three mobile platforms with only one code?
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23 Aug 2012
Vitaly Tomilov
Simplest and quickest way to automatically bind array of image bytes to asp:Image object.
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6 Aug 2012
_DanV_
How to dynamically add controls on a hierarchical structure on MVC.
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23 Oct 2012
Chris_Bowen
We’ll be using HTML5, JavaScript, WinJS, and some helpful libraries from CreateJS along the way.
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24 Oct 2012
Mario Majčica
A real-life detailed example of usage of DevExpress ASPxGridView control.
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24 Aug 2012
Harald Heide Gundersen
Geocoordinate positioned Xna model viewable thru Photocamera
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8 Aug 2012
Brian Samiee
WebLights Component Library
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14 Aug 2012
Ravi_Vaswani
Setting IIS security type and user, accounts permissions using installer class and custom action
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8 Jun 2012
Giorgio Sardo
Cut the Rope game with the power of HTML5.
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17 Dec 2012
AshishChaudha
This article discusses a simple way of rearranging the ASP.NET ListView Items using JavaScript.
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27 Aug 2012
Gergo Bogdan
Windows 8 application development using the WinJS framework - DataBinding
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23 Aug 2012
Savalia Manoj M
Work with Cascading Drop-down Lists in the Telerik Gridview Control
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24 Aug 2012
Savalia Manoj M
How to create custom Datapager Usercontrol in Silverlight?
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27 Aug 2012
Gergo Bogdan
Some thoughts about Visual Studio 2012 and First Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript and HTML
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11 Aug 2012
Jake Drew
A New JavaScript Wrapper Library for HTML5′s IndexedDB.
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18 Aug 2012
Sebastian Solnica
Application pool identity and directory security in IIS6
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1 Aug 2012
mbcrump
Showing the AppBar for HTML Metro Applications in Design Mode using Blend for Visual Studio 2012.
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10 Aug 2012
Jake Drew
How to automate the HTML5 Manifest
1 Aug 2012
Dynamsoft
In this article, I’ll show you how to capture images from your web browser, edit them, and then upload them to your system.
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22 Aug 2012
Ken C. Len
Web.Config Xml Transformation
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21 Aug 2012
Tim Corey
Solving the error "The model item passed into the dictionary is of type 'x', but this dictionary requires a model item of type 'y'.
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8 Aug 2012
Ryan Samiee
WEBLIGHT 2.00 OpenSource Component Library for MVC.NET 3 and 4
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3 Aug 2012
Sympletech
Using a little jQuery to add the ability to handle the on row clicked of the KendoUI Grid Control.
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24 Aug 2012
Atul Kale
A Utility JavaScript class to provide a Lap Timer like functionality, in a reusable fashion
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9 Aug 2012
Christopher R Davis
Use model driven development with a MySql backend
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22 Aug 2012
Aurel Velicanu
A simple way to share tree organized information on the Intranet
17 Aug 2012
Dynamsoft
In this article, we will see how to use Dynamic Web TWAIN to acquire, edit images, and upload them to Microsoft SharePoint.
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9 Aug 2012
Code0987
Making a simple HTML Widget.
7 Jan 2013
LEADTOOLS Support
LEAD’s HTML5 and JavaScript viewer control provides unparalleled speed and features in a cross-platform, zero-footprint DICOM viewing solution that can run on any desktop, tablet or mobile device.
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7 Feb 2013
Pranay Rana
Attach JavaScript with auto-generated buttons of the GridView control.
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27 Aug 2012
Omar Gameel Salem
MVC3 Buddy Classes issue with validation attributes.
7 Jan 2013
LEADTOOLS Support
I’ll show how to add the HTML5 / JavaScript viewer control to a web page, load an image, and set some interactive modes
7 Jan 2013
LEADTOOLS Support
Performing Optical Character Recognition (OCR) on mobile devices has always been a challenge due to the minimal processing power and storage space. LEADTOOLS is changing the game with its HTML5 / JavaScript image viewer control and RESTful Web Services.
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13 Aug 2012
Leonid Sorokin
How to solve cross domain issues with Silverlight 2
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12 Aug 2012
Marcelo Ricardo de Oliveira
A facebook-like application implementing KnockoutJs and SignalR
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2 Aug 2012
Florian Rappl
Adding some spice to the Mario game by providing a Level editor with a social platform.
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4 Sep 2012
Vinod Viswanath
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This article explains how we can merge column header and change cell background color for GridView control in Asp.net
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2 Aug 2012
Gil Fink
The article explains how to write a signature control using the canvas element and mouse events.
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15 Aug 2012
PavolSatala
How to create a pairs game for about 90% of Smartphones?
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16 Aug 2012
Rahul Rajat Singh
This small article discusses the right way of handling the Connections in an ASP.NET application.
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22 Aug 2012
Vinod Viswanath
Here we will try to implement different service behaviors to increase service performance
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26 Jan 2013
Samir Kunwar
Text documents clustering using K-Means clustering algorithm.
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23 Aug 2012
PavolSatala
How to create nice car using box2d?
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28 Aug 2012
M@dHatter
An article with detailed code examples of creating tokens and assigning them to pages for display thoughout Wordpress using the Token Manager plugin.
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17 Aug 2012
AmitGajjar
Create, Read, Update and Delete operations in ASP.Net with MySQL database with N-Tier Architecture
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5 Aug 2012
Geert Doornbos
Extending the existing content of your CMS without touching someone else's code
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24 Sep 2021
adriancs
A tool to export and import MySQL database in .NET
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11 Sep 2012
Wusheng Hu
This article tries to introduce a decoupled, unit-testable, deployment-flexible, implementation-efficient and validation-flexible N-Tier architecture in .NET

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

_DanV_
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am an experienced Software Engineer, possessing a strong experience on working with Web Applications and very enthusiastic to expand on them.

I’m fanatic about latest technology. I like to find better ways of solving challenges.
AmitGajjar
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
No Biography provided
adriancs
Software Developer
Other Other
Programming is an art.
AshishChaudha
Software Developer
India India
I am a Software Engineer from Bhopal. I started my Career from Programming in ASP and now working as a Web Developer in ASP.Net (C#). I Love coding and always ready to gain new thing and always been towards Microsoft Technologies. Apart from coding my other hobbies are traveling, Internet Surfing, spending time with family and hang out with friends.

http://www.webtekspace.blogspot.in/
Atul Kale
Architect Hewlett Packard
India India
Atul Kale is a Senior Solution Architect with 14+ years of experience in IT industry. He is proficient in Architecting & Leading Product & Project based enterprise solutions for Windows/Web based systems, on Microsoft(r) platform, Microsoft(r) SQL Server, Dynamics, SharePoint and various other Microsoft(r) products and technologies.
He showcases his expertise in Service Oriented, Distributed Enterprise Architecture Analysis and Planning, Solutioning, Estimations, Evangelizing Best Practices/Methodologies.
Aurel Velicanu
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
No Biography provided
Brian Samiee
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
No Biography provided
Chris_Bowen
Microsoft
United States United States
Chris Bowen (http://blogs.msdn.com/cbowen) is a Principal Technical Evangelist with Microsoft, based in the Boston area and specializing in Windows 8 development. An architect and developer with over 19 years in the industry, he joined Microsoft after holding senior technical positions at companies including Monster.com, VistaPrint, and Staples. He is coauthor of two books (with Addison-Wesley and WROX) and holds an M.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Management Information Systems, both from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Christopher R Davis
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
I currently work in security at HP and create developer tools. I have been working with technology since the VIC 20. I am currently co-authoring the nHydrate code generator (and other projects).

Check out the current nHydrate site on Github. https://github.com/nHydrate/nHydrate



My LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn nHydrate Group
Colin Eberhardt
Architect Scott Logic
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am CTO at ShinobiControls, a team of iOS developers who are carefully crafting iOS charts, grids and controls for making your applications awesome.

I am a Technical Architect for Visiblox which have developed the world's fastest WPF / Silverlight and WP7 charts.

I am also a Technical Evangelist at Scott Logic, a provider of bespoke financial software and consultancy for the retail and investment banking, stockbroking, asset management and hedge fund communities.

Visit my blog - Colin Eberhardt's Adventures in .NET.

Follow me on Twitter - @ColinEberhardt

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Dynamsoft
Canada Canada
Dynamsoft has more than 15 years of experience in TWAIN SDKs, imaging SDKs and version control solutions.

Our products include:

TWAIN SDK
- Dynamic Web TWAIN: a TWAIN scanning SDK optimized for web document management applications.
- Dynamic .NET TWAIN: a .NET TWAIN and Directshow Image Capture SDK for WinForms/WPF applications.

Imaging SDKs
- Barcode Reader for Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, Android and Raspberry Pi.
- OCR addon for both web and .NET TWAIN SDKs

Version Control
- SourceAnywhere: a SQL server-based source control solution. Both on-premise and hosting options are provided.

http://www.dynamsoft.com/
Group type: Organisation

21 members

Florian Rappl
Chief Technology Officer
Germany Germany
Florian lives in Munich, Germany. He started his programming career with Perl. After programming C/C++ for some years he discovered his favorite programming language C#. He did work at Siemens as a programmer until he decided to study Physics.

During his studies he worked as an IT consultant for various companies. After graduating with a PhD in theoretical particle Physics he is working as a senior technical consultant in the field of home automation and IoT.

Florian has been giving lectures in C#, HTML5 with CSS3 and JavaScript, software design, and other topics. He is regularly giving talks at user groups, conferences, and companies. He is actively contributing to open-source projects. Florian is the maintainer of AngleSharp, a completely managed browser engine.
Geert Doornbos
Software Developer (Senior)
Netherlands Netherlands
No Biography provided
Gergo Bogdan
Software Developer
Hungary Hungary
I'm a software engineer who likes challenges, working in a team, I like learning new things and new technologies. I like to work with cutting edge technologies, I like to help out my collegues and team members. I have experience in building Desktop Applications based on .NET WPF and WinForms technologies. I used Silverlight for Web Application Development, but I'm also familiar with HTML5, CSS3, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript and jQuery.

Recently, I work as a full time Java backend developer.
Gil Fink
Technical Lead sparXys
Israel Israel
Gil Fink is a web development expert and ASP.Net/IIS Microsoft MVP. He is the founder and owner of sparXys. He is currently consulting for various enterprises and companies, where he helps to develop Web and RIA-based solutions. He conducts lectures and workshops for individuals and enterprises who want to specialize in infrastructure and web development. He is also co-author of several Microsoft Official Courses (MOCs) and training kits, co-author of "Pro Single Page Application Development" book (Apress) and the founder of Front-End.IL Meetup. You can read his publications at his website: http://www.gilfink.net
Giorgio Sardo
United States United States
No Biography provided
Harald Heide Gundersen
Software Developer (Senior) EVRY
Norway Norway
Started programming on the mainframe in 1985.
Have been programming in Visual Basic since VB 2.0
and been using Visual Studio since it appeared on the market.
Currently prefered language when working with Windows Phone is C#.
For the time being main interest is "Augmented Reality" types of apps..
I am employed at EVRY a Norwegian based very successful DP company with offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, U.K., India and Ukraine.
Jake Drew
Student
United States United States
If you would like to know more about me, please feel free to visit my website at http://www.jakemdrew.com/

Thanks!

Jake Drew
Ken C. Len
Software Developer (Senior) LEN Associates Inc.
United States United States
Years of software consulting and software development using Microsoft development products such as Microsoft Content Management System, SQL Server Reporting Service, ASP.Net C# VB.Net, HTML and javascript web development, Visual Studio add-on development, C++ MFC/ATL and COM+ development, and ActiveX components.
LEADTOOLS Support
Help desk / Support LEAD Technologies, Inc.
United States United States
Since 1990, LEAD has established itself as the world's leading provider of software development toolkits for document, medical, multimedia, raster and vector imaging. LEAD's flagship product, LEADTOOLS, holds the top position in every major country throughout the world and boasts a healthy, diverse customer base and strong list of corporate partners including some of the largest and most influential organizations from around the globe. For more information, contact sales@leadtools.com or support@leadtools.com.
Group type: Organisation (No members)


Leonid Sorokin
Software Developer
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
M@dHatter
Software Developer (Senior) Codevendor
United States United States
Please visit my personal website https://codevendor.com for my latest codes and updates.
Mario Majčica
Software Developer (Senior)
Netherlands Netherlands
An accomplished software engineer specialized in object-oriented design and analysis on Microsoft .NET platform with extensive experience in the full life cycle of the software design process.
Experienced in agile software development via scrum and kanban frameworks supported by the TFS ALM environment and JIRA. In depth know how on all automation process leading to continuous integration, deployment and feedback.
Additionally, I have a strong hands-on experience on deploying and administering Microsoft Team Foundation Server (migrations, builds, deployment, branching strategies, etc.).
mbcrump
Software Developer (Senior) Telerik
United States United States
Michael Crump is a Silverlight MVP and MCPD that has been involved with computers in one way or another for as long as he can remember, but started professionally in 2002. After spending years working as a systems administrator/tech support analyst, Michael branched out and started developing internal utilities that automated repetitive tasks and freed up full-time employees. From there, he was offered a job working at McKesson corporation and has been working with some form of .NET and VB/C# since 2003.

He has worked at Fortune 500 companies where he gained experience in embedded systems design and software development to systems administration and database programming, and everything in between.

His primary focus right now is developing healthcare software solutions using Microsoft .NET technologies. He prefers building infrastructure components, reusable shared libraries and helping companies define, develop and automate process standards and guidelines.

You can read his blog at: MichaelCrump.net or follow him on Twitter at @mbcrump.
Omar Gameel Salem
Software Developer
Egypt Egypt
Enthusiastic programmer/researcher, passionate to learn new technologies, interested in problem solving, data structures, algorithms, AI, machine learning and nlp.

Amateur guitarist/ keyboardist, squash player.
Pavel Korsukov
Founder Deploy4Me
Australia Australia
I am a co-founder of Deploy4Me and a Technical Architect. The major interests are software development, software deployment and my family =) Feel free to take a look on what I am doing day by day on Deploy4Me and make you comment to it. Thanks!
PavolSatala
Slovakia Slovakia
Author develops in various programming languages included: C++, Javascript, and PHP. Last year he creates mobile cross platform applications in Moscrif SDK.
Pranay Rana
Software Developer (Senior)
India India

Microsoft C# MVP (12-13)



Hey, I am Pranay Rana, working as a Team Leadin MNC. Web development in Asp.Net with C# and MS sql server are the experience tools that I have had for the past 5.5 years now.

For me def. of programming is : Programming is something that you do once and that get used by multiple for many years

You can visit my blog


StackOverFlow - http://stackoverflow.com/users/314488/pranay
My CV :- http://careers.stackoverflow.com/pranayamr

Awards:


Rahul Rajat Singh
Architect
India India

I Started my Programming career with C++. Later got a chance to develop Windows Form applications using C#. Currently using C#, ASP.NET & ASP.NET MVC to create Information Systems, e-commerce/e-governance Portals and Data driven websites.

My interests involves Programming, Website development and Learning/Teaching subjects related to Computer Science/Information Systems. IMO, C# is the best programming language and I love working with C# and other Microsoft Technologies.

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

If you like my articles, please visit my website for more: www.rahulrajatsingh.com[^]

  • Microsoft MVP 2015
Ravi_Vaswani
Web Developer
India India
I am an engnineer and am presently into web soltuions. I enjoy being techo functional, I work on ASP.NET/SQL Server and at times MS-Sharepoint. I enjoy taking up complex functional assignments that need technical solutions.
Ryan Samiee
Belgium Belgium
No Biography provided
Samir Kunwar
Software Developer
United States United States
Interested in Information Retrieval, Artificial Intelligence
research and programming.Programming is my passion,I enjoy programming for the same reasons that I enjoy reading great books.What I love about writing code is the nitpicking and problem solving.
Savalia Manoj M
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
No Biography provided
Sebastian Solnica
Software Developer (Senior)
Poland Poland
Interested in tracing, debugging and performance tuning of the .NET applications.

My twitter: @lowleveldesign
My website: http://www.lowleveldesign.org
Sympletech
Software Developer Sympletech
United States United States
No Biography provided
Tim Corey
Software Developer (Senior) DeGarmo
United States United States
I am currently a Senior Software Developer at a company in Illinois called DeGarmo. My primary skills are in .NET, SQL, JavaScript, and other web technologies although I have worked with PowerShell, C, and Java as well.

In my previous positions, I have worked as a lead developer, professor and IT Director. As such, I have been able to develop software on a number of different types of systems and I have learned how to correctly oversee the overall direction of technology for an organization. I've developed applications for everything from machine automation to complete ERP systems.

I enjoy taking hard subjects and making them easy to understand for people unfamiliar with the topic.
Vinod Viswanath
Engineer GE Oil & Gas
India India
Vinod is Microsoft Certified Professional in WebDev 4, And Lead Engineer by profession. He has more than 8+ yrs of experience in IT industry working on Microsoft Technologies. Prefer to be judged not on his job title but by ability to do a good job of what he is supposed to do.

Technical experience most specifically C#,Ado.Net,Asp.Net, WCF, Sql Server,JavaScript,XML,Web services.
Vitaly Tomilov
Software Developer (Senior) Sibedge IT
Ireland Ireland
My online CV: cv.vitalytomilov.com
Ws Hu
United States United States
No Biography provided
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