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The CodeProject team have been writing software, building communities, and hosting for over 20 years. We are passionate about helping developers share knowledge, learn new skills, and connect. We believe everyone can code, and every contribution, no matter how small, helps.

The CodeProject team is currently focussing on CodeProject.AI Server, a stand-alone, self-hosted server that provides AI inferencing services on any platform for any language. Learn AI by jumping in the deep end with us:


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Software Developer (Senior) CodeProject
Canada Canada
As Senior Architect, Matthew is responsible for the Architecture, Design, and Coding of the CodeProject software as well as Manager of the Infrastructure that runs the web site.

Matthew works on improving the performance and experience of the Code Project site for users, clients, and administrators.

Matthew has more years of software development, QA and architecture experience under his belt than he likes to admit. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering. He started out developing micro-processor based hardware and software including compilers and operating systems.
His current focus is on .NET web development including jQuery, Webforms, MVC, AJAX, and patterns and practices for creating better websites.
He is the author of the Munq IOC, the fastest ASP.NET focused IOC Container.
His non-programming passions include golf, pool, curling, reading and building stuff for the house.
Technical Writer CodeProject
Canada Canada
Sean Ewington is the Content Manager for CodeProject.

His background in programming is primarily C++ and HTML, but has experience in other, "unsavoury" languages.

He loves movies, and likes to say inconceivable often, even if it does not mean what he thinks it means.
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
I started photo-etching circuit boards when I was 8, and at 11 was haunting the halls and computer science labs at the local university so much that I was invited by Professor Wayne Ayott to audit his software and hardware design courses.

Over my career I have used C# , C++, Win32, MFC, Assembler, Basic, and Clipper, on applications for the military, commercial ventures, medical research and the labour movement. Through my medical informatics work I came to know what real-time and mission-critical really mean… just try being part of the critical path when a woman goes into labor.

I have been honoured to receive many business, industry and leadership awards including being named an Exceptional Young Entrepreneur (Profit Magazine) and to the list of Who's Who in Canadian Business. The companies I started have been recognized as the Fastest Growing companies in Canada (Profit Magazine), as the Fastest Growing North American Technology Companies (Deloitte & Touché) and named as a Top 100 Innovator and Leader by SDTimes 6 years in a row. I serve on the boards of the Ontario Center for Innovation, and Umbra a leading international home goods company.

Here's my professional profile on LinkedIn:

In 2007 Microsoft acquired the technology assets, IP and development team of my company Dundas Software and rolled it into SQL Server. After the Microsoft deal we recapitalized Dundas and grew it again into Dundas Data Visualization a leading Embedded BI company which was acquired by insightsoftware in 2022.

I live in Toronto and enjoy photography, scuba, food, and motorcycle riding.
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
Chris Maunder is the co-founder of and has been a prominent figure in the software development community for nearly 30 years. Hailing from Australia, Chris has a background in Mathematics, Astrophysics, Environmental Engineering and Defence Research. His programming endeavours span everything from FORTRAN on Super Computers, C++/MFC on Windows, through to to high-load .NET web applications and Python AI applications on everything from macOS to a Raspberry Pi. Chris is a full-stack developer who is as comfortable with SQL as he is with CSS.

In the late 1990s, he and his business partner David Cunningham recognized the need for a platform that would facilitate knowledge-sharing among developers, leading to the establishment of in 1999. Chris's expertise in programming and his passion for fostering a collaborative environment have played a pivotal role in the success of Over the years, the website has grown into a vibrant community where programmers worldwide can connect, exchange ideas, and find solutions to coding challenges. Chris is a prolific contributor to the developer community through his articles and tutorials, and his latest passion project, CodeProject.AI.

In addition to his work with, Chris co-founded ContentLab and DeveloperMedia, two projects focussed on helping companies make their Software Projects a success. Chris's roles included Product Development, Content Creation, Client Satisfaction and Systems Automation.


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GeneralCodeProject.AI Server hits 50,000 downloads! Pin
Sean Ewington10-Nov-22 12:39
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GeneralDisabling Half Precision Processing for Older GPUs in CodeProject AI Server Pin
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GeneralCodeProject.AI Server in Docker on a Raspberry Pi 400 64bit Arm Pin
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GeneralTrying to Speed up CodeProject.AI Server with SignalR Pin
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GeneralRe: Trying to Speed up CodeProject.AI Server with SignalR Pin
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GeneralCodeProject.AI Server integration in Blue Iris is even better! Pin
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GeneralApple Silicon and AI Pin
Chris Maunder21-Sep-22 9:01
cofounderChris Maunder21-Sep-22 9:01 
Apple released their M series chips a few years ago, but it's only relatively recently that libraries such as PyTorch have provided support.

The benefits are dramatic. Some benchmarks show an over 20X increase in speed for the M1 GPU over just the CPU when running AI training and inference on an M1 Mac using the GPU vs the CPU.

So naturally I dug in and added M1/M2 GPU support to CodeProject.AI. From reading the docs it seemed super simple:

1. Install torch and torchvision via pip
2. use torch.backends.mps.is_available to test for MPS (Metal Performance Shaders)
3. set the torch device as "mps"
4. Bask in GPU awesomeness

Yeah, nah. It won't work out of the box.

First, PyTorch has M1 GPU support. Sort of, kind of. There's lots and lots of things that haven't yet been included, and it's a rapidly evolving library meaning you will want to include the nightly builds in your requirements.txt file (for PIP installs)

## Bleeding edge versions of torch for Apple Silicon.
torch           # Installing PyTorch, for Tensor computation and Deep neural networks

torchvision     # Installing TorchVision, for Computer Vision based AI

This allows PIP to use pre-release, it forces a reinstall to avoid caching, and it tells PIP where to find this magical nightly build version.

Second, Python is cross platform so if you only run the code on a machine where MPS has been included in the pytorch package you install, you're fine. The rest of the world needs something like
use_MPS = hasattr(torch.backends, "mps") and torch.backends.mps.is_available()

Third, you may need to adjust your code and force some things to use the CPU instead of the GPU. For example, currently TorchVision for Apple M1 doesn't support nms, so our YOLO code must be changed from

pred = non_max_suppression(pred, confidence, 0.45, classes=None, agnostic=False)[0]


pred = non_max_suppression(pred.cpu(), confidence, 0.45, classes=None, agnostic=False)[0]

The list of not-yet-supported methods is on GitHub[^]. If you have a fave issue go and vote for it.

So far I've seen a roughly doubling of performance for inference using the YOLOv5 model in CodeProject.AI, which is a nice boost for just a couple of hours of work. The changes are integrated into the codebase of CodeProject.AI.
Chris Maunder

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