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Best VB.NET Article of November 2014

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Each month at CodeProject we gather together the best of the articles submitted the previous month and ask our readers to choose the best of the best. Entry is automatic - just submit you articke and we'll do the rest.

Check out the submission guidelines for information on posting articles.

Current Entries

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12 Nov 2014
Alexandros Pappas
Lists the files that are installed with Windows 7 on a Virtual PC
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26 Nov 2014
techbird
Renaming of Trace.axd to custom name in ASP.NET
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27 Nov 2014
Craig A. Moore
Creating sheets of labels within a PDF document using PDFSharp
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13 Dec 2014
Matt Perdeck
Co-locate HTML, CSS, JavaScript and image files that make up a page or component. Auto generate your MVC bundles to ensure the right files are loaded in the right order.
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20 Nov 2014
Marc Koutzarov
Sometimes, it is useful to know if an object has a certain property and then fill it by only having the propertyname as a string at hand.
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13 Nov 2014
TANMAY N
How to Integrate Google map in VB.NET without using any API in VB.NET Windows application
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14 Nov 2014
Senthil Sambandam
Huge data transfer to Excel in a fast and efficient manner
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27 Nov 2014
Member 10951710
A simple extension to the original TextBox, allowing simple calculations (+, /, *, -)
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3 Nov 2014
Paul M Cohen
A month/year date picker in VB.NET
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20 Nov 2014
Gregory Morse
How to use uniscribe from VB.NET
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4 Nov 2014
Santhoshpettacode
Make to Cook any one with health care service to the user

Current Participants

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

Alexandros Pappas
Software Developer (Senior) Unisystems
Greece Greece
No Biography provided
Craig A. Moore
CEO Deadline Automation Limited
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Craig is a developer with 20 years' experience in the industry. He has been involved in application development within manufacturing specialising in the food & drink sector. He currently works as Director of Deadline Automation and is the Electrical, Automation & Networking Manager for Coca Cola Enterprises in the UK.

Craig has experience with mobile (iOS), desktop and web technologies focusing on ASP.Net development and T-SQL.

Outside of IT Craig has a beautiful partner with whom he spends most of his free time, be that at a social events or indoors simply watching the TV.
Gregory Morse
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
No Biography provided
Marc Koutzarov
Chief Technology Officer
Hong Kong Hong Kong
No Biography provided
Matt Perdeck
Architect
Australia Australia
Twitter: @MattPerdeck
LinkedIn: au.linkedin.com/in/mattperdeck
Current project: JSNLog JavaScript Logging Package

Matt has over 9 years .NET and SQL Server development experience. Before getting into .Net, he worked on a number of systems, ranging from the largest ATM network in The Netherlands to embedded software in advanced Wide Area Networks and the largest ticketing web site in Australia. He has lived and worked in Australia, The Netherlands, Slovakia and Thailand.

He is the author of the book ASP.NET Performance Secrets (www.amazon.com/ASP-NET-Site-Performance-Secrets-Perdeck/dp/1849690685) in which he shows in clear and practical terms how to quickly find the biggest bottlenecks holding back the performance of your web site, and how to then remove those bottlenecks. The book deals with all environments affecting a web site - the web server, the database server and the browser.

Matt currently lives in Sydney, Australia. He recently worked at Readify and the global professional services company PwC. He now works at SP Health, a global provider of weight loss web sites such at CSIRO's TotalWellBeingDiet.com and BiggestLoserClub.com.
Member 10951710
Systems / Hardware Administrator Trim-Line Abitibi
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
Paul M Cohen
United States United States
No Biography provided
Santhoshpettacode
Web Developer PettaCode
India India
I started the business with my friends, started Pettacode for supporting branding .Pettacode gives you best service to handle your brand very easily.I cant make regular update on codeproject if your have any queries related to my service feel free to mail me : info@pettacode.com .Our main policy is to give a customer a best service with reasonable cost .Iam expert in developing application on major mobile platform and also testing and UI work in software . I will be sharing my work with all my working partners and make any project success.
For more details about my status see this website :- Pettacode.com
Senthil Sambandam
Technical Lead
India India
No Biography provided
TANMAY N
Software Developer
India India
No Biography provided
Group type: Social Group (No members)


techbird
Architect FE
India India
No Biography provided

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
  4. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  5. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie,  the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  13. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  15. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
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Eligibility

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