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Current Entries

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24 Jul 2014
David Rogers Dev
Learn how to load related entities using the Entity Framework with simple examples
15 Jul 2014
Jesús López Méndez
This article introduces you to client side multi-column dynamic pivot, a cleaner, simpler and elegant alternative to the complex and convoluted dynamic server side pivot.
4 Jul 2014
Chakravarthi Elchuri
How to use WIA supported scanner using C#
14 Jul 2014
Shah Ankita
Top and Bottom Appbar in XAML
18 Jul 2014
Matthew Givens
How to change databases at run-time in a user-friendly manner.
21 Jul 2014
_Plutonix
An easy to use, customizable Collection Editor; with inheritance support
10 Jul 2014
_Flaviu
A small guide to use VTK in MFC
5 Aug 2014
CognitiveFeedback
An SVG Guitar Fretboard Library
4 Jul 2014
Stein Borge
Enables automatic view model generation of properties, look up values, command, event and model linkage
9 Jul 2014
Madhur Kapoor
How to get started with AngularJS
28 Jul 2014
hgbecker
Animated IOS like On/Off switch.
30 Jul 2014
Ahmed Alaa El-Din
Help Beginners to create their 1st Android Application by a step-by-step guide
2 Jul 2014
Chakravarthi Elchuri
Display data in Multi nested gridview using C# in ASP.NET
10 Jul 2014
Eric Pap
An easy to use custom control basedon textbox that allows Autocomplete, compatible with WCF
16 Jul 2014
Rahul Rajat Singh
In this small tip, I will talk about toastr.js. A simple JavaScript library to create toast notifications for websites and single page applications.
2 Jul 2014
Sebastian Krysmanski
This article will be mainly about resolution (and precision and accuracy to some extent).
23 Jul 2014
Saad_Mahmood
Expression Blend - Playing with Sample Data (WPF , Windows Phone)
30 Jul 2014
Sebastian Solnica
How you may noninvasively trace .NET applications with sysinternals tools
18 Jul 2014
John-ph
A simple JavaScript program "Random Number Guessing Game" using knockoutjs
9 Jul 2014
Bartlomiej Filipek
Description about my simple OpenGL renderer for the particle system
12 Jul 2014
Stephen Huen
UI to manage SharePoint site property bags
21 Jul 2014
Alexandr Stefek
This article show another way to implement generic operators. Vector is in middle of attention.
18 Jul 2014
Ryszard Dżegan
How to prepare log4net or other custom, XML-based configuration file for particular build or environment
28 Jul 2014
Bryan Croteau
A technique for generating ViewModel objects dynamically, with foreign key-like references.
21 Jul 2014
BrainlessLabs.com
C++ is a vast language. Now the language is even more beautiful and exciting and evolving. With Microsoft and Apple backing it up it has a lot of potential. In these series we will talk about C++ in general, different features and some internals of C++. I will be using the llvm/Clang compiler tool c
25 Jul 2014
Kishor Deshpande
Methods which facilitate the conversion from string to value type
7 Aug 2014
JIANGWilliam
TERESA is a compact CSS Selector based Selenium WebDriver wrapper and enabler that provides a pattern to develop Automated tests more efficiently.
30 Jul 2014
DiponRoy
Here we will see how we can handle database scheme changes with normal SQL scripts, without migration in Entity Framework code first.
28 Jul 2014
sajjad kardani moghadam
Octa Tree is a 3D space partitioning algorithm
30 Jul 2014
Tadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)
We will explore the technique in jQuery to validate the ASP.NET GridView.
3 Jul 2014
Narotam Gediya
How to create an internet shortcut
5 Jul 2014
George Jonsson
Two approaches for how to transform XML data to another format
9 Jul 2014
Jason Parms
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Injection
9 Jul 2014
Vitilevu
How to link ASP.NET MVC with DB2 table
17 Jul 2014
Gilly Barr
Saving prices as decimal in mongodb
21 Jul 2014
BrainlessLabs.com
In this chapter we will deal with class, structures and objects. So class or struct is the keywords we use to create a class in C++. The class can hold static, non static member variables. Class can contain static, non static and virtual member functions.
22 Jul 2014
Pradip Koli
Using NoSQL DBreeze database with ASP.NET on SQL Northwind Database.
25 Jul 2014
Thomas Maierhofer (Tom)
TinyMCE additional HTML elements
30 Jul 2014
Matthew Edmondson
I recently discovered the following warning from ReSharper: So what exactly does Virtual member call in constructor actually mean, and why am I being warned about this?Virtual membersIn C# a virtual member is a method or property which is prepended with the modifier virtual, meaning that it may
30 Jul 2014
Arun Ramachandran India
How to consume a web service from a client application
1 Jul 2014
JIANGWilliam
This article introduces a handy way to get the calling Testing Assembly from a called Assembly
3 Jul 2014
yousafzai amazai
ref and out parameters in C#
2 Jul 2014
Mattintosh
How to create a formatted column with nothing more than a knowledge of which columns you want and the format you want them in
14 Jul 2014
Ronnie Mukherjee
Done done
14 Jul 2014
Kevin Mack
5 tips to make sure that you don't end up being a dinosaur
14 Jul 2014
Hadi Brais
Dissecting the C++ STL vector: Part 1 - introduction
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Current Participants

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_Flaviu
Romania Romania
No Biography provided
_Plutonix
United States United States
No Biography provided
DiponRoy
Bangladesh Bangladesh
No Biography provided
Ahmed Alaa El-Din
Software Developer eSpace Software Company
Egypt Egypt
No Biography provided
Alexandr Stefek
Czech Republic Czech Republic
No Biography provided
Arun Ramachandran India
Software Developer
India India
Arun Ramachandran is a Software Engineer having hands on experience in different Microsoft Technologies who is presently working in Experion Technologies, India. He has written over 95 articles on the subject on his blog at http://BestTEchnologyBlog.com. Along with 3 years of hands on experience he holds a Master of Computer Applications degree from Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT).
Bartlomiej Filipek
Software Developer
Poland Poland
Software developer interested in creating great code and passionate about teaching.

Author of C++17 In Detail - a book that will teach you the latest features of C++17!

I have around 11 years of professional experience in C++/Windows/Visual Studio programming. Plus other technologies like: OpenGL, game development, performance optimization.

In 2018 I was awarded by Microsoft as MVP, Developer Technologies.

If you like my articles please subscribe to my weekly C++ blog or just visit www.bfilipek.com.
Bert O Neill
Architect
Ireland Ireland
No Biography provided
BrainlessLabs.com
Architect
India India
I like to explore different aspects of technology. Try new things, and get delighted. My interests are programming language, and Imaging. But its not hard to work on other things also. Algorithms delight me over a coffee break.

I basically code in C++, but JAVA is not so alien for me. I know few scripting languages also. Basically I feel that knowing a programing language is just a matter of getting introduced to it.

For my other articles check my blog on homepage:

http://brainlesslabs.com/

https://github.com/BrainlessLabsInc

http://www.luxrender.net/en_GB/authors_contributors - SMISRA
Bryan Croteau
Software Developer (Junior)
United States United States
I am a tools programmer in the game industry. I primarily work on build/pipeline and productivity tools in C# and WPF.
Chakravarthi Elchuri
Software Developer
India India
Having good experience of developing code for CTI, Scanner, Cammera, Interactive maps for IRP(International Registration Plan)integration and 311 service request maps using different Geocoding API providers.
CognitiveFeedback
Axiom Manifold
Australia Australia
codes
is vegetarian
likes cats
David Rogers Dev
Software Developer
Australia Australia
A mid-level developer writing .NET code to provide business solutions to a wide range of customer requirements.
Eric Pap
CEO s
Argentina Argentina
No Biography provided
George Jonsson
Architect
Philippines Philippines
I have worked with mobile phone testing in manufacturing for 20 years.
Originally from Sweden, but moved to China in 2012.
At the moment I am on a sabbatical year in the Philippines.

Over the years I have used various programming languages such as Pascal, C, C++, C#, SQL, XML, XSLT.
Gilly Barr
Web Developer
Israel Israel
Started programming e-commerce sites with PHP & MySQL at the age of 14. Worked for me well for about 5 years.

Transfered to C# & asp.net, while serving in the IDF.
Worked on the 'Core Performance' Team at ShopYourWay.com (Sears Israel)
Currently working at Logz.io

Check out my blog!
or my twitter
Hadi Brais
Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic
No Biography provided
hgbecker
Founder TechDoc G. Becker
Germany Germany
I'am developing Applications since the Comodore 64 Computer was available to the marked.
At present I'm programming in Visual Studio 2012 using C# and mostly Visual Basic.
Sorry for Language mistakes but as a German English is not my native Language. But I hope anyone is able to understand me.

Best Regards from Germany
Happy coding
Guenter
Jason Parms
Technical Lead SSL2BUY Inc.
United States United States
Jason Parms is customer service manager at SSL2BUY Inc. His key responsibility is maintaining customer happiness by providing help desk resources and technical guidance, resolution for customer troubles, detecting and diagnosing network problems and managing staff. As a part of online security industry, He is always update knowledge by contributing in cyber security events, reading information security publications, maintaining personal networks, examine information and applications, participate in security surveys.

Official Website:- https://www.ssl2buy.com
Jesús López Méndez
Architect i-nercya intelligent software
Spain Spain
Working on i-nercya intelligent software as a Database Administrator, IT Manager and Software Architect.

I developed my first programs 30 years ago in BASIC on a CASIO PB 100 programmable calculator which had 1.5 Kb of RAM (with extended memory, factory version had 512 bytes of RAM). Later I programmed on a Commodore 64 micro computer, data was stored on a music-like magnetic tape. Oh My!

I worked for the Spanish Air Force, I have a master degree on aeronautical engineering after all. But making software is my passion.

My other passions are dancing tango and ballroom, cooking good food and watching cinema. And of course and mainly, to love my girlfriend and my daughter.

I also worked on Solid Quality Mentors where my job was SQL Server consulting. I optimized lot of queries on that job. I also worked teaching SQL Server.

I was a Visual Basic MVP during three years several years ago. But I think I don't remember VB sintax anymore, c# is my development language now.
JIANGWilliam
Software Developer
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
John-ph
Architect
India India
Experienced Software Developer, Architect, Leader with a demonstrated history of working in the software industry. Skilled in Microsoft .Net technology, Cloud computing, Solution Design, Software Architecture, Enterprise integration, Service Oriented and Microservices based Application Development. Currently, focusing on .Net Core, Web API, Microservices, Azure
Kevin Mack
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
My name is Kevin Mack, I'm a software developer in the Harrisburg Area. I have been a software developer since 2005, and in that time have worked on a large variety of projects. Everything from small applications, to mobile and Enterprise solutions. I love technology and enjoy my work and am always looking to learn something new. In my spare time I love spending time with my family, and learning new ways to leverage technology to make people's lives better. If you ask me what I do, I'll probably tell you I can paid to solve problems all-day-every-day.

Check out my blog at https://kmack.azurewebsites.net/ and https://totalalm.azurewebsites.net/
Kishor Deshpande
Technical Lead iGATE Global Solutions
India India
No Biography provided
Madhur Kapoor
Technical Lead Infosys
India India
Madhur is Senior Software Engineer by profession having around 3+ yrs of experience in IT industry working on Microsoft Technologies. Apart from Microsoft Technologies, he also likes to work on Mobile Development in Android and Windows 8.

His Technical expertise include C#, ASP.Net, WCF, MVC, Linq, Javascript

Apart from coding, he like to play Xbox Games, strum guitar or read books.

My Blog : http://www.codingparadox.com
Matthew Edmondson
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Selected articles are published on codeproject. For all of my content, including how to contact me please visit my blog.
Matthew Givens
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
Matthew Givens has been a software developer since 1988, and has worked for numerous companies over the years. He currently works in the healthcare industry, developing with C# .NET and Sql-Server.
Mattintosh
United States United States
No Biography provided
musicm122
CEO Hacker Ferret Software
United States United States
Owner at Hacker Ferret Software
Software Consultant with over 8 years in the trenches.

Specialized in .Net, javascript, and Android development. But adaptable enough for whatever you can dish out. I have a spiritual neck-beard just not a physical one.

For more info about me check out Hacker Ferret Software where we focus on hacking together your software with love.

We now offer a Free 30 Minute Consultation
Narotam Gediya
Team Leader
India India
No Biography provided
Pradip Koli
Technical Lead
India India
No Biography provided
Rahul Rajat Singh
Software Developer (Senior)
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
Ronnie Mukherjee
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Ryszard Dżegan
Software Developer GFT
Poland Poland
No Biography provided
Saad_Mahmood
User Interface Analyst Procesium
Pakistan Pakistan
No Biography provided
sajjad kardani moghadam
Student Phoenix Game group
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
No Biography provided
Sebastian Krysmanski
Software Developer University of Stuttgart
Germany Germany
I have studied Software Engineering and am currently working at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

I have been programming for many years and have a background in C++, C#, Java, Python and web languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
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
Shah Ankita
Software Developer
India India
No Biography provided
Stein Borge
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
Stephen Huen
Software Developer (Senior)
Canada Canada
A Microsoft Certified Professional Developer and Technology Specialist.

Experience and expertise in SharePoint 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

Role ranges from a developer in a multi-person team to a solution consultant with expert-level skills, leading a project to completion status.

Proven experience working effectively in a team environment and a self-managed environment.
Tadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)
Software Developer Mindfire Solutions
India India
Official Facebook Page - Tadit Dash

Proud Indian | Microsoft MVP | CodeProject MVP | Speaker | Author | DZone Most Valuable Blogger | Community Expert | Moderator | jsfiddler | Cook | Dancer

Currently working @Mindfire Solutions.
Love to code and help guys to Trap the Bug.

My Tech Blog

taditdash.wordpress.com

Programming Community Profiles


jsfiddle | Stack Overflow

Other Blog Profiles

Mindfire CRM Team Blog | Mindfire Blog

Social Profiles

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Google+

Awards

  1. DZone Most Valuable Blogger
  2. Microsoft MVP 2014, 2015, 2016
  3. Code Project MVP 2014, 2015, 2016
  4. Star Achiever of the Month December 2013
  5. Mindfire Techno Idea Contest 2013 Winner
  6. Star of the Month July 2013
  7. </
I'm working on a new project called Crawler-Lib. It is a generalized back-end processing and hosting framework for Microsoft .NET and Mono. Please take a look at it:
Crawler-Lib Homepage
Crawler-Lib Blog
Crawler-Lib YouTube Channel
Vitilevu
Software Developer
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
yousafzai amazai
Pakistan Pakistan
No Biography provided
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