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by Colin Vella
This article presents an algorithm and data structures to implement auto-tiling as seen in RPG Maker, the Starcraft level editor, etc.
by Nick Polyak
AvaloniaUI is a great new multiplatform UI package similar but in many respects better than WPF. This is an introductory tutorial article.
by Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov
Popular question on Forms collaboration, also answered for WPF
by The Zakies
we would create Hand_tool to pan through the drawing form, and we would use a custom cursor of open and closed hands

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by Nick Polyak
AvaloniaUI is a great new multiplatform UI package similar but in many respects better than WPF. This is an introductory tutorial article.
by CodeErgoSum
Simple and very basic popup menu easy to implement in any HTML page
by Peter Huber SG
Covers in depth all WPF color related issues from Color Models, ColorPickers, Colors to helpful methods for mixing colors and making them brighter and darker.
by Evoluteur
A web color picker which looks like the one in Microsoft Office 2010

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7 Sep 2010
Colin Vella
This article presents an algorithm and data structures to implement auto-tiling as seen in RPG Maker, the Starcraft level editor, etc.
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21 Jul 2021N
Nick Polyak
AvaloniaUI is a great new multiplatform UI package similar but in many respects better than WPF. This is an introductory tutorial article.
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23 Mar 2016
Rubén Hinojosa Chapel
Prototype for a plugin architecture based on the Prism Library and the Modern UI for WPF (MUI) toolkit
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18 Jun 2012
Mark Kruger
API which shows a Selection Overlay and notifies the caller when it's resizing and notifies the final rectangle.
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26 Mar 2019
Steffen Ploetz
Check OpenGL as a basis for appealing applications, that are not necessarily games.
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5 Apr 2016
Matt Scarpino
Developing Low-Level Linux Applications with XCB (X protocol C-language Binding)
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5 May 2014
Gerald Gomes
This article will make an attempt to describe a basic way to start implementing animation in WPF.
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21 Jan 2014
Steffen Ploetz
How to call native X11 API from Mono Develop C# ending up in a very little application.
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25 Jan 2016
Samuel Teixeira
Why simple if we can be complex?
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26 Jul 2016
Zehaie M. Hailu
Python lends itself to the development of multi-threaded GUI and network applications.
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12 Jul 2020
honey the codewitch
PianoBox is a customizable musical keyboard control for Windows Forms. This is the first part of MidiUI.
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6 Oct 2010
guidebee
Code example on how to draw enhanced graphics 2D pictures on Windows Mobile
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24 Jan 2016
Steffen Ploetz
Check OpenGL as a basis for appealing applications, that are not necessarily games.
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20 Mar 2012
Jaxon7
Restoring UI Responsiveness FromContinuations (Asynch file IO)
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16 Jan 2020
Tomáš Růt
This article describes how to create a test project that allows you to both write and fully debug in TypeScript source files.
15 Apr 2016
Android on Intel
With some of the new features available in Intel® VTune™ Amplifier 2016 Update 1 it is now relatively easy to obtain simultaneous capture of power and performance data on an unplugged Android device.
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21 Jan 2014
Ashley Davis
Documents my experiment building a flowchart with web technologies.
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2 Oct 2014
Adam Zgagacz
WinForms Scrollbar with enhanced properties, graphical bookmarks and value tooltips.
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27 Oct 2018
Steffen Ploetz
Give an brief overview of text rendering options for OpenGL/OpenTK especially for MONO/.NET.
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5 Oct 2016
YevheniyK
The article describes a general approach to using Cocos2d-x on top of native components and relevant coding specifics for Cocos2d-x, iOS and Android.
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19 Jul 2016
Super Lloyd
Introduction to MVVM for absolute beginners
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25 Jul 2014
JamesHurst
Walks through the creation of an on-screen virtual keyboard for entering non-ASCII chars
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7 Sep 2010
Nitin Kunte
Online Rich Text Editor with Mail Merge and download file as Word option
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10 Feb 2012
alexy.shelest
This project is a real-time multi-threaded trading application framework developed with WPF / MVVM
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7 Oct 2018
Mojtaba Hosseini
A graphical binary tree. Features: add, remove, or search for a node. Recursive algorithm has been used
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2 Sep 2010
dmihailescu
What is the start-up and system performance overhead for .Net, Mono, Java versus C++ and Forms, WPF, Swing versus MFC
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1 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Learn how to leverage UI automation in testing your UI and also to support accessibility features
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11 Aug 2014
Andres Cassagnes
A basic guideline to start with GUI designing with wxWidgets
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28 Mar 2013
Florian Rappl
An introduction to async / await, popular mistakes and solutions for asynchronous programming, as well as usages and benefits from using asynchronous programming. We will also discuss interesting patterns based on concurrency.
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18 Apr 2013
Stuart Wheelwright
Step-by-step explanation of building a Task Timer app using web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery Mobile.
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25 Jan 2012
Chrene91
An article on how to write your own textbox with the option to use a watermark.
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14 Sep 2013
Steffen Ploetz
How to call native Xt API from Mono Develop C# ending up in a very little Athena widget application.
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11 May 2011
Super Lloyd
A much simpler composite application library.
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12 Mar 2012
Dor Alon
iPhone Safari like ComboBox
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9 Jul 2012
Alan Burkhart
Quick and dirty Accordion control for WinForms in about 50 lines of code.
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16 Nov 2011
wborgsm
MouseWheelRedirector redirects mouse wheel events to the control under the mouse pointer in Windows Forms applications, regardless of the control being clicked/focused. Just attach the control to the Redirector, no additional coding is required.
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15 Mar 2021
Peter Huber SG
Covers in depth all WPF color related issues from Color Models, ColorPickers, Colors to helpful methods for mixing colors and making them brighter and darker.
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24 Sep 2014
Nick Polyak
This article gives an overview of MVVM pattern, its usage and advantages
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27 Dec 2010
Ashish Kaila
Declaratively and visually create custom windows in WPF
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11 Jan 2011
Dennis Dykstra
Enabling font and formatting changes in the MFC hyperlink control
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23 Jan 2012
Bart Dubois
Describe how to create list of items with custom defined layout resource
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21 May 2013
Xomega Team
A design pattern and implementation example for building advanced search forms
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5 Feb 2018
Stas Wolski
The article explains how to integrate dhtmlxScheduler, an AJAX-based, interactive event calendar, in your ASP.NET MVC application.
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9 Oct 2010
amr azab
Simple animated loading text, like last MSN messenger, show animation and transparent mask in WPF
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11 Dec 2011
Raj Lal
Chapter 11 of "Fun with Silverlight 4" More information at http://silverlightfun.com
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4 Sep 2014
Andres Cassagnes
wxWidgets resources examples and COM port communication.
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3 Dec 2010
gbahns
Create fully functional windows with custom chrome and caption buttons in WPF
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22 Jul 2020
honey the codewitch
Diving into some of the core plumbing behind the Windows operating system
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16 Dec 2010
tgis.top
CheckGroupBox, RadioGroupBox, CollapsibleGroupBox controls
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5 May 2020
gggustafson
This article presents a tool that provides developers with the ability to pick colors from a linear color gradient.
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18 Jun 2011
Amit Kumar Dutta
Discusses a technique to record current geographic location from mobile and display in web pages (with Location History Browsing)
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2 Jan 2017
Tim Bomgardner
There are lots of reasons why you might want an interface for your Windows Service. Here's how!
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19 Jun 2012
A. Ganzer
Validation of input made as easy as possible for Windows.Forms, WPF, console-applications or any other purposes
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21 Nov 2010
Ingo A. Kubbilun
This article shows how to deal with controls that do not properly paint their background when using custom background bitmaps.
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31 Oct 2018
Adam Zgagacz
Simple WinForms auto-repeat button in a few lines
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23 Jun 2011
Lewis Liu L
A Graphics Drawing Tool by using C# and Winforms
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21 Apr 2019
Michael Haephrati
This article will show how to selectively add a Console window to Win32 or even MFC programs for debugging purposes.
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26 Sep 2012
Charles Ju
This is a C# wrapper for Diablo III API. The project include the wrapper API file and a GDI+ ownerdraw panel and a Winform demo. You can add any Diablo III tag to the left combobox.
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1 May 2011
Mark Babayev
This article describes advanced techniques for programming user interface in pure InstallScript projects.
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17 Jul 2020
honey the codewitch
Add a flexible knob control to your .NET projects
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14 Jun 2010
User 6744868
I have been a fan of the Windows Aero styled windows since Aero was first introduced in Windows Vista. However, there is little to no Aero inclusion in the .NET Framework, so I set out to create my own Windows Aero themed form.
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17 Nov 2010
PavPS
.NET C# TrayBalloon component with hyper-links and fading.
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29 Jun 2016
TimMackey
A simple demonstration of public key cryptography and a character substitution encryption method.
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13 Jul 2010
Anupam Banerji
Explains the .NET approach towards globalization, and introduces the tools and methods to successfully implement globalization.