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Current Entries

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered. The top 50 entries are shown.

18 Jan 2017
Jovan Popovic(MSFT)
Complex properties in entity Framework models such as arrays, dictionaries, and objects can be serialized in SQL Server database in JSON format. In this article I will show you how to map your properties in EF model to database columns that contain JSON.
22 Jan 2017
marcus obrien
My experience of the disastrous effects of a bad OO design. In particular what happens when combinatorial explosion arrives knocking on the door.
17 Jul 2019
Edwyn Amador
Handles and validates input typing and pressed keys in TextBox, RichTextBox and ComboBox, displaying custom balloon tips messages
2 Jan 2017
Marc Clifton
Illustrating both HTTP and WebSockets Intercommunication
17 Jan 2017
DaveMathews
Using Oscova, a bot development framework, to create a Natural Language Interface to an SQL Database.
22 Jan 2017
Miguel Diaz Kusztrich
A simple way to build a wide family of fractals
5 Jan 2017
Pete O'Hanlon
This is part 2 in a series of articles which covers MVVM from the absolute beginning; no frameworks and no helpers, we're going to learn MVVM from the nuts and bolts
18 Jan 2017
Bart-Jan Brouwer
.Net Core datagrid with server side paging, sorting and filtering
6 Jan 2017
Akhil Mittal
This article of the series "Diving into OOP" will explain all about events in C#. The article focusses more on practical implementations and less on theory.
20 Jan 2017
Pete O'Hanlon
Using the implicit operator and fluent APIs to simplify building tests
4 Jan 2017
Sergey Kizyan
My first article about HoloLens from user perspective and little bit from development environmental point of view.
23 Jan 2017
Junian Triajianto
Beginner guide on how to integrate MySQL database into ASP.NET Core project with Identity and host it on Ubuntu Server
5 Jan 2017
Clifford Nelson
This is a simple popup that includes drag capability. The code should be helpful to anyone looking to create a control drag capability.
3 Jan 2017
Illya Reznykov
The post demonstrates Wpf data grid with dynamically defined number of rows and columns but all cells has the same size.
22 Jan 2017
Daniel Vaughan
Implementing synchronous and asynchronous form validation for XAML based apps.
11 Apr 2017
Juan Francisco Morales Larios
Continues with the cloning objects .NET Framework
1 Feb 2017
BrettPerry
A helper class to run functions in an asynchronous pattern using the Func<T> delegate
6 Jan 2017
Illya Reznykov
The post is devoted to the Wpf application that shows (emulated) real-time data in charts.
4 Jan 2017
Illya Reznykov
The post is devoted to the Wpf data grid with cells that has defined fixed size but number of rows and columns is updated dynamically in order to fill all available space
8 Jan 2017
Miguel Diaz Kusztrich
Object creation driven by source code in any language you have designed
25 Jan 2017
matt warren
Delegates are a fundamental part of the .NET runtime but how do they actually work and what’s going in the CLR when you use them?
31 Jan 2017
Leif Simon Goodwin
This article presents an attached behaviour for the WPF DataGrid control which allows multiple columns to share the same width, and columns to shrink to fit their content.
14 Jan 2017
Miguel Diaz Kusztrich
Custom DataGridView that allow you to add formulas to cells
18 Mar 2017
Cinchoo
Simple FixedLength file reader for .NET
21 Jan 2017
Anton Angelov
Create item template for generating multiple files page objects consisting of separate files for the element maps, page's logic and the asserts.
28 Jan 2017
Illya Reznykov
The post is devoted to screen saver application written in WPF with Prism pattern.
27 Jan 2017
Eowind
OpenGL 4 with OpenTK in C# Part 2: Compiling Shaders and linking them
30 Jan 2017
Darren G441
How to build a matrix display to represent a many-to-many entity relationship
8 Jan 2017
Nuwan Karunarathna
This a foldable content control for UWP platform.
17 Jan 2017
Anton Angelov
Learn how to create Visual Studio item templates. Create faster WebDriver Page Objects through item templates. Download the full set of Pages item templates.
16 Jan 2017
Bob Crowley
Custom Serilog Sink Development
19 Jan 2017
levelnis
Part 3 of a series on deploying to Microsoft Azure
29 Jan 2017
Miguel Diaz Kusztrich
Demonstrate or refute a conclusion automatically from a series of premises
24 Feb 2020
Zijian
Make the development of Angular 2+ application efficient with ASP.NET Web API and Web API Client Generators
9 Jan 2017
kdmote
A simple program to translate numbers into their textual representation. (To turn 1013 into "one thousand, thirteen").
22 May 2018
Pawel Wzietek
synchronous/asynchronous control via multiple interfaces with command queuing
9 Mar 2017
Robert_Dyball
"... dogs and cats living together ..." or how to build an application framework to get the best out of ASP.Net Core and Angular - at the same time. Updated source now with VS2015+VS2017
3 Jan 2017
Wolfgang Foerster
A tool to easily mount/unmount VHD files from Windows system image backups
19 Feb 2017
Dave Clemmer
Identifying some model oriented techniques you already use and put those techniques into context of overall model oriented techniques that you can tap into.
26 Jan 2017
Pritam Zope
In this article we will create simple java well featured integrated development environment(IDE) using C# for beginners
15 Jan 2017
Qwertie
A very small logging library
22 Jan 2017
syed shanu
In this article you will learn about ASP.NET Core and Angular 2 Master Detail HTML grid using Web API and EF 1.0.1.
27 Jan 2019
HHerzl
Service Monitor Application with .NET Core
25 Jun 2020
Akram El Assas
An easy and fast way to build automation and workflows on Windows, Linux, macOS, and the cloud.
24 Jan 2017
Jon McKee
Exploring multi-threading and related topics.
2 Feb 2017
levelnis
How to make a web form read-only the easy way
9 Jan 2017
Jack Xu, USA
This article demonstrates how to convert the WinForm version of the Microsoft chart control into a WPF and MVVM compatible chart control and how to use it to create various charts in a WPF application.
11 Jan 2017
Midi_Mick
Extension methods to get the index or key of the image currently displayed in the node of a Windows.Forms.TreeView control.
25 Jan 2017
Saineshwar Bageri
In this article, we are going to learn how to use Grunt.js to minify & uglify (JavaScript, cascading style sheets, Images and HTML) and to configure Task Runner Explorer in ASP.NET Core MVC.

Current Participants

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

Akhil Mittal
Architect https://codeteddy.com/
India India
Akhil Mittal is an Ex-Microsoft MVP(Most Valuable Professional), C# Corner MVP, Codeproject MVP, a blogger, author and likes to write/read technical articles. Akhil has an experience of around 12 years in developing, designing, architecting enterprises level applications primarily in Microsoft Technologies. Akhil enjoys working on technologies like MVC, Web API, Entity Framework, Angular, C# and BlockChain. Akhil is an MCP( Microsoft Certified Professional) in Web Applications (MCTS-70-528, MCTS-70-515) and .Net Framework 2.0 (MCTS-70-536). Visit Akhil Mittal’s personal blog CodeTeddy for some good and informative articles.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akhilmittal/
Group type: Collaborative Group

770 members

Saineshwar Bageri
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional
Code Project Most Valuable Author
C# Corner Most Valuable Professional

I am Software Developer Working on.Net Web Technology
ASP.NET MVC,.Net Core,ASP.NET CORE, C#, SQL Server, MYSQL, MongoDB, Windows
Akram El Assas
Architect
Morocco Morocco
Akram graduated from the french engineering school ENSEIRB located in Bordeaux, a city in the south of France, and got his diploma in software engineering in 2010. He worked in France for Mediatvcom, a company specialized in audiovisual, digital television and new technologies. Mediatvcom offers services such as consulting, project management, audit and turnkey solutions adapted to the needs of customers. Akram worked mainly with Microsoft technologies such as C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server but also with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5 and CSS3. Akram worked on different projects around digital medias such as Media Asset Management systems, Digital Asset Management systems and sometimes on HbbTV apps.
Anton Angelov
CEO Automate The Planet
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Anton Angelov is an IT Consultant and Quality Assurance Architect at Innovative Lab. He is passionate about automation testing and designing test harness and tools, having the best industry development practices in mind. In addition, he is an active blogger and the founder of Automate The Planet. He strives to make the site one of the leading authorities in Automation Testing by presenting compelling articles, inspiring ardent discussions amongst the community. He is also one of the most-rated-answer authors of questions about Test Automation Frameworks (WebDriver) on Stack Overflow.
Bart-Jan Brouwer
Technical Lead
Netherlands Netherlands
I graduated as Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. Soon I moved from mechanical to software engineering. With more than 20 years of experience in software design, development, and architecture I love building software that users enjoy en suit their needs.
Bob Crowley
Software Developer (Senior) EVO Payments International
United States United States
Full stack developer on .Net and related technologies with heavy emphasis on back-end API development and integrations.
BrettPerry
Engineer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Cinchoo
United States United States
No Biography provided
Clifford Nelson
Software Developer (Senior) Clifford Nelson Consulting
United States United States
Has been working as a C# developer on contract for the last several years, including 3 years at Microsoft. Previously worked with Visual Basic and Microsoft Access VBA, and have developed code for Word, Excel and Outlook. Started working with WPF in 2007 when part of the Microsoft WPF team. For the last eight years has been working primarily as a senior WPF/C# and Silverlight/C# developer. Currently working as WPF developer with BioNano Genomics in San Diego, CA redesigning their UI for their camera system. he can be reached at qck1@hotmail.com.
Daniel Vaughan
President Outcoder
Switzerland Switzerland
Daniel Vaughan is a nine-time Microsoft MVP and co-founder of Outcoder, a Swiss software and consulting company dedicated to creating best-of-breed user experiences and leading-edge back-end solutions, using the Microsoft stack of technologies--in particular Xamarin, WPF, and the UWP.

Daniel is the author of Windows Phone 8 Unleashed and Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed, both published by SAMS.

Daniel is the developer behind several acclaimed mobile apps including Surfy Browser for Android and Windows Phone. Daniel is the creator of a number of popular open-source projects, most notably Codon.

Would you like Daniel to bring value to your organisation? Please contact

Blog | MVP profile | Twitter


Xamarin Experts
Windows 10 Experts
Darren G441
Database Developer self interested
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I have been a software developer for about 20 years, mostly in small IT department that means you do all the roles all the time from 1st line support to 3rd line diagnostics and help authoring. To be fair, I don't do enough of the later which in turn causes way too much of the former with new staff always ready to show you how unintuitive your interfaces are!

I generally consider myself a "data plumber" with the majority of my work in back end SQL. If I could rule the world by writing a SPROC I would....

New definition of Stoicism: Someone who start a career in I.T. and still has a career in I.T. after 20 years!
Dave Clemmer
Software Developer Intelligent Coding Solutions, LLC
United States United States
I enjoy coding like an excellent beer. My particular passion and experience lies in the realm of modeling and code generation. In the late 80s and early 90s, I was involved in early modeling and code generation tools that reached the marketplace, including a tool that modeled FORTRAN programs and generated FORTRAN for parallel supercomputer architectures, and a tool that managed Shlaer-Mellor models and generated C++ code. Over the years, I have applied Shlaer-Mellor, UML, and custom modeling and various code generation techniques to greatly benefit the development of enterprise applications.

My current passion and endeavor is to foster the evolution of model oriented development. In particular, I am passionate about evolving the Mo+ model oriented programming language and related model oriented development tools, with as much community input as possible to achieve higher levels in the ability to create and maintain code. The open source site is at moplus.codeplex.com, and the Mo+ membership site is at modelorientedplus.com.
DaveMathews
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
No Biography provided
Edwyn Amador
Mexico Mexico
Edwyn Amador

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Eowind
Architect
Sweden Sweden
http://dreamstatecoding.blogspot.com
HHerzl
Software Developer
El Salvador El Salvador
CatFactory Creator.

Full Stack Developer with Experience in C#, Entity Framework Core, ASP.NET Core and Angular.
Illya Reznykov
Software Developer (Senior)
Ukraine Ukraine
• As Software Architect I have 10+ years experience in the full cycle of ERP system developing, 5+ years experience in the integration between processing and technological data systems. This experience bases on strong knowledge of all stages of data processing systems creating: planning the n-tier architecture, coding thin or/and thick clients, developing and implementing database tier, and deploying in the production environment. May lead a developer team of 3-5 persons.
• As Mathematician I interested much in the theory of automata, computer algebra and huge calculations. May carry on scientific research personally or in a team.
Jack Xu, USA
https://gincker.com
United States United States
Jack Xu has a PhD in theoretical physics. He has over 25-year programming experience in Basic, FORTRAN, C, C++, Matlab, C#, WPF, and R, specializing in numerical computation methods, algorithms, physical modeling, computer aided design tools, graphical user interfaces, 3D graphics, and database systems. In recent years, he works as a quant analyst and developer on Wall Street and is responsible for quantitative analysis, trading strategy development, and real-time trading system implementation. He has published 9 books on C#, .NET chart/graphics programming, numerical methods, and quantitative finance. Recently, he developed a new graphics creation and technical analysis platform called Gincker.com, which allows users to create advanced charts and graphics just by typing in a mathematical formula or loading a dataset without the need to write a single line of code or rely on any special software package.
Jon McKee
Software Developer
United States United States
Software developer dedicated to constantly learning and improving; architect with a focus on self-documenting code, common-sense APIs, and informed design decisions. Focused mainly on .NET but interested in everything.
Jovan Popovic(MSFT)
Program Manager Microsoft
Serbia Serbia
Graduated from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Techniques and Informatics, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Currently working in Microsoft as Program Manager on SQL Server product.
Member of JQuery community - created few popular plugins (four popular JQuery DataTables add-ins and loadJSON template engine).
Interests: Web and databases, Software engineering process(estimation and standardization), mobile and business intelligence platforms.
Juan Francisco Morales Larios
Software Developer (Senior) Cecabank
Spain Spain
MVP C# Corner 2017

MAP Microsoft Active Professional 2014

MCPD - Designing and Developing Windows Applications .NET Framework 4
MCTS - Windows Applications Development .NET Framework 4
MCTS - Accessing Data Development .NET Framework 4
MCTS - WCF Development .NET Framework 4
Junian Triajianto
Software Developer (Senior)
Indonesia Indonesia
5+ years experience in Software Engineering. I love to develop solution using C# and .NET Technology very much. I also enjoy building iOS and Android apps using Xamarin. My strength is in algorithm design and analysis. I also have a great ability in solving programming and system trouble.

I regularly write on my blog.
kdmote
United States United States
I graduated from Washington State University in Computer Science (undergrad + masters). I've spent over 10 years in software development for a National Laboratory, a startup engineering company, and a nuclear processing plant. This has provided me with a diverse set of experiences and skills. I have worked extensively with C++ (w/ MFC, STL, & Boost), C#, Python, and Qt. I'm also comfortable with VB.Net, and HTML/XML, as well as tools like Visual Studio, JIRA, and Subversion. I have a strong background in mathematics & graphics and have delved into graph & network theory, information visualization, data analytics, SCADA/HMIs, and artificial intelligence.

Also, I'm not quite as old as I look.
Leif Simon Goodwin
United Kingdom United Kingdom
C#/WPF/C++ Windows developer
levelnis
Technical Lead Levelnis Ltd
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Follow along my journey as I create a newsletter about launching websites. Just message me with "I'm in" and I'll add you
Marc Clifton
Architect Interacx
United States United States
Blog: https://marcclifton.wordpress.com/
Home Page: http://www.marcclifton.com
Research: http://www.higherorderprogramming.com/
GitHub: https://github.com/cliftonm

All my life I have been passionate about architecture / software design, as this is the cornerstone to a maintainable and extensible application. As such, I have enjoyed exploring some crazy ideas and discovering that they are not so crazy after all. I also love writing about my ideas and seeing the community response. As a consultant, I've enjoyed working in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, boatyard management, remote sensing, emergency services / data management, and casino operations. I've done a variety of pro-bono work non-profit organizations related to nature conservancy, drug recovery and women's health.
marcus obrien
Technical Lead
Canada Canada
I have a blog here

http://www.electricalengineeringschools.org/blog/

And my robotics web site is here :

http://www.roboticsfordreamers.com/

I have been a software engineer for over 20 years now. I'm an expert in writing scalable restful web API services, which I've been doing for over 7 years now for games companies such as EA and Ubisoft. I've also worked on several video games, including Skate 2 and 3, NHL, Need for Speed, various Assassins Creed games, Far Cry 3 and 4, Driver San Francisco and most recently with a team of 15 on EA's UFC free to play. On this latest project I designed, implemented, tested (including load tests in Gatling and JUnit on AWS), deployed and supported all the web services for the game client, supporting up to a half a million active sessions.

I am proficient at programming in C, C++, C#, Java etc. I've developed many types of games, applications, SDKs and web services in Linux, Unix, iOS, Android and Windows.

My spare time is spent teaching and lecturing computing languages and science. I have a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (specialising in knowledge representation - Semantic networks with inference engines).

Currently I am also building an A.I. general purpose robot. The brains behind it are a mix of 6 Raspberry Pi and Banana Pros, with 2 USB cameras, SATA drive, Router Switch with inter-pi Comms, 2 motorised track systems, plus various sensors including motion/pir/sound etc.

The six pi's are split according to functions, including eyes (image processing/recognition), ears (speech processing and simulated speech),motor (object avoidance, environment mapping, drives all movement), entertainment (web browsing, media playing etc), brain (knowledge system, and adaptive learning/memory systems) and development system ( logging, diagnostics, debugging).

I am available as a consultant, so if you need to get something out the door quick, or want to set down an expandable and resilient framework, ping me !
matt warren
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Midi_Mick
Software Developer
Australia Australia
Been programming for 40 years now, starting when I was 13 on DEC PDP 11 (back in the day of paper tape storage, and hex switch boot procedures). Got right into micro-computers from an early age, with machines like the Dick Smith Sorcerer and the CompuColor II. Started CP/M and MS-DOS programming in the mid 1980's. By the end of the '80's, I was just starting to get a good grip on OOP (Had Zortech C++ V1.0).

Got into ATL and COM programming early 2002. As a result, my gutter vocabulary has expanded, but it certainly keeps me off the streets.

Recently, I have had to stop working full time as a programmer due to permanent brain damage as a result of a tumour (I just can't keep up the pace required to meet KPI's). I still like to keep my hand in it, though, and will probably post more articles here as I discover various tricky things.
Miguel Diaz Kusztrich
Software Developer (Senior) Free lance
Spain Spain
I'm working with computers since the 80's of the past century, when I received as a present a 48K Spectrum which changed all my life plans, from a scientific career to a technical one. I started working in assembler language, in low lewel systems, mainly in the electromedical field. Today I work as a freelance, mainly in .NET Framework / database solutions, using the C# language.

I'm interested in scientific computer applications, and I,m learning AI and data analytics technics. I also own a technical blog, http://software-tecnico-libre.es/en/stl-index, where I publish some of the practice works of this learning process.
Nuwan Karunarathna
Student
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
This member doesn't quite have enough reputation to be able to display their biography and homepage.
Pawel Wzietek
France France
I am a physicist (research and teaching) but programming is my second hobby and job. I am/have been teaching several programming languages (C/C++, Pascal, Delphi, Perl, C#).
Pete O'Hanlon
CEO
United Kingdom United Kingdom
A developer for over 30 years, I've been lucky enough to write articles and applications for Code Project as well as the Intel Ultimate Coder - Going Perceptual challenge. I live in the North East of England with 2 wonderful daughters and a wonderful wife.

I am not the Stig, but I do wish I had Lotus Tuned Suspension.
Pritam Zope
Software Developer
India India
An enthusiastic Programmer, Software Developer, Researcher having experience of working with various technologies and programming languages such as C/C++,C#,Java,Python etc.
Qwertie
Software Developer None
Canada Canada
Since I started programming when I was 11, I wrote the SNES emulator "SNEqr", the FastNav mapping component, the Enhanced C# programming language (in progress), the parser generator LLLPG, and LES, a syntax to help you start building programming languages, DSLs or build systems.

My overall focus is on the Language of your choice (Loyc) initiative, which is about investigating ways to improve interoperability between programming languages and putting more power in the hands of developers. I'm also seeking employment.
Ramon F. Mendes
MI Software
Brazil Brazil
Ramon has a bachelor in Information Systems at University of Caxias do Sul. He started his career in the creative area, working with web design, and then evolved to work with a more hardcore area of control systems engineering while making C#/.NET systems to automate every kind of process. This was when he discovered his passion for the low-level world, working with C, C++ and D development.
Check my things at http://misoftware.com.br/
Robert_Dyball
Software Developer (Senior)
Australia Australia
Robert works as a full stack developer in the financial services industry. He's passionate about sustainable software development, building solid software and helping to grow teams. He's had 20+ years of development experience across many areas that include scheduling, logistics, telecommunications, manufacturing, health, insurance and government regulatory and licensing sectors. Outside work he also enjoys electronics, IOT and helping a number of non-profit groups.
Sergey Kizyan
Architect
Ukraine Ukraine
Working on different projects and technologies from web to low level core programming, from scripting languages to C++. With all this stuff my personal opinion is that C#,.NET and Microsoft environment is the best thing programmer may have. Basing on it I prefer to publish only about my favorite technologies that are .NET and Azure now.

P.S. Looking for partnership and cooperation in outsourcing.
syed shanu
Team Leader
India India
Microsoft MVP | Code Project MVP | CSharp Corner MVP | Author | Blogger and always happy to Share what he knows to others. MyBlog

My Interview on Microsoft TechNet Wiki Ninja Link
Wolfgang Foerster
Software Developer (Senior)
Germany Germany
I started programming in Basic, Pascal, Fortran and C in the late 1980s during my last semesters at the University of Bonn, Germany, where I studied Physics. As a professional software engineer I moved on to C++ and C# in the field of scientific data acquisition, data analysis and - my favourite - data visualization.

From the very start of my life as developer I have been a fan of graphics, especially 3D graphics. I have been working with OpenGL, XNA and WPF 3D. Planning to start with SharpDX in the near future.

Besides programming I love making music (guitar and violin), doing sports (rock climbing and volleyball) and spending time with my beloved family.
Zijian
Software Developer
Australia Australia
I started my IT career in programming on different embedded devices since 1992, such as credit card readers, smart card readers and Palm Pilot.

Since 2000, I have mostly been developing business applications on Windows platforms while also developing some tools for myself and developers around the world, so we developers could focus more on delivering business values rather than repetitive tasks of handling technical details.

Beside technical works, I enjoy reading literatures, playing balls, cooking and gardening.

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