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by Khorshed Alam, Dhaka
Standardization database object name with SQL Server Policy Based Management.
by Globin
This is an alternative for "Improved RichTextBox - IRTB". 2.3 is out! Finnaly with some Regex Fixing and Alpha of Alphas in identing!
by Ajcek84
PSAM Control Library ported over to WPF

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Inno Setup Dependency Installer which downloads and installs all available .NET Frameworks, Visual C++ Redistributables and more!
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Retrieving the path to the new user folders like Downloads, Saved Games or Searches
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Load data to temporary table, make any additional update if required, create necessary indices, finally DROP live table and RENAME temporary table to production table.

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19 Jul 2018
PSAM Control Library ported over to WPF
8 Oct 2009
Syed Hasan Hyder
This article focuses on internal supply chain management systems visibility via chart reports, and provides assessment apparatus to manage and monitor activities spawned during business processes, hence paves the way for timely and precise business decisions.
24 Nov 2012
Leung Yat Chun (Fainx)
This article describe how to construct FileExplorer controls included DirectoryTree and FileList, using Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern.
13 Jan 2020
Dominik Reichl
KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.
17 Mar 2015
Tsuda Kageyu
Provides the basic part of Microsoft Detours functionality for both x64/x86 environments.
27 Aug 2012
Ami Bar
A .NET Thread Pool fully implemented in C# with many features.
29 May 2013
Jain, Ajay
The article presents some .NET techniques for using Reflection optimally and efficiently.
3 Oct 2016
Mark W Solomon
In this article, I developed a way to determine all the SQL Servers in our environment at will and filter this information into Microsoft's Sunset report for Microsoft SQL Server and present all this information in an SSRS report.
30 Mar 2011
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Provides another, simple way to get a tri-state TreeView, ensuring compatibility to all Windows UIs / styles
20 Nov 2012
Johnny J., Brisingr Aerowing
Get the operating system version and edition, updated with Windows 10
9 Nov 2011
Pawel idzikowski
How to serialize to XML, any generic, derived, or other complex type, which XMLSerializer cannot serialize
17 Dec 2018
Ray Koopa
Retrieving the path to the new user folders like Downloads, Saved Games or Searches
18 Feb 2013
Tree control with custom checkbox with several other features.
8 Dec 2015
Thomas Daniels
This article explains speech recognition, speech to text, text to speech and speech synthesis in C#.
29 Sep 2018
A splitter control for dialog can auto change the linked window's position
14 Aug 2011
Pawel idzikowski
Is it better to serialize types without default constructor with Custom Serializer or a Substitute Pattern? Example of serialization of FontFamily into isolated storage in WP7.
18 Jul 2011
Michael Dunn
This article shows how to control various Ribbon and command properties at runtime
24 Mar 2016
A simple and convenient wrapper class for Anonymous Pipes in C#
6 May 2010
David Cruwys
Provide a mechanism to execute a list of tasks in parallel on multiple threads and communicate back to the calling thread useful states such as exceptions, timeouts, and successful task completion.
3 Oct 2013
Antonio Petricca
.NET ServiceController class extension
11 Aug 2020
Inno Setup Dependency Installer which downloads and installs all available .NET Frameworks, Visual C++ Redistributables and more!
19 Jun 2012
Dominik Reichl
CSHA1 - A C++ class implementation of the SHA-1 hash algorithm
12 Mar 2010
Detect network availability, specifically to the Internet, and monitor status changes
22 Aug 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
The objective of this article (Part-1) is to introduce you with Microsoft Windows PowerShell.
12 Aug 2014
Thilina Chandima
An introduction on how to store and retrieve images from SQL Server 2008 by using Stored Procedures and C#.
15 Jan 2011
Using SIMD instructions with C# via the Intel MKL.
8 Nov 2010
Why recursion in C# works well when using WPF.
16 Jan 2012
Joe BTrez
How does Polymorphism work in JavaScript.
22 Dec 2012
Anders Dalvander
An introduction to RPC programming. A simple RPC client/server application is explained.
8 Sep 2009
No more unboxing/casting! Use generic type parameters with this background worker. Source code for C# and VB.NET.
26 May 2010
Hamed J.I
Analyze website content for Search Engine Optimization and technical problems (using Iron Python)
6 Oct 2010
Pawel idzikowski
How to serialize binary data to IsolatedStorage in a Silverlight client when there is no BinaryFormatter in Silverlight? Why not with sharpSerializer? - An open source XML and binary serializer for .NET and Silverlight
20 Jan 2011
Paul M. Parks
You can provide a Ribbon in Windows 7, but still support menu input, while only releasing one executable.
22 Apr 2010
An article that demonstrates how to encrypt your directory files
9 May 2012
A day and month calendar control for .NET and Winforms applications written in C#
31 Jul 2013
Karthik. A
This article discusses ways by which you could utilize Disqus in your web applications.
27 Jun 2014
Philipp Katscher
How to use barcodelib generated Barcodes in SSRS (consider Barcode fonts don't work in runtime)
21 Aug 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
The objective of this article (Part 3) is to introduce you to Microsoft Windows PowerShell and learn some basic command of windows PowerShell.
21 Apr 2011
Jonathan Nethercott
Simple voting control for MVC projects, using a partial view
10 May 2010
An article that defines managed threading from the basics to the intermediate.
9 Jan 2012
Karthik. A
Directory Comparer is an extensible tool that could be used to compare 2 folders
22 Aug 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
The objective of this article (Part 4) is to give you an introduction on how to integrate Microsoft Windows PowerShell with the Microsoft .NET library
21 Aug 2015
David Hall
An MRU Manager Component that can be dropped on a Windows Form or WPF Window and integrates with Menu, MenuStrip, Application Settings, Registry, and Windows Recent Files.
17 Aug 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
The objective of this article (Part 2) is to introduce you to using of VB / Microsoft .NET library, Function, Methods as well in your Microsoft Windows PowerShell script.
11 Sep 2010
An article to help the beginner understand delegates
5 Apr 2011
An article that details coding algorithms with C#.
15 Sep 2009
This article presents code for a WinForms implementation of the Google-like compact progress indicator.
19 Feb 2010
An article written with the purpose to help any beginner to use OpenMP.
8 Mar 2010
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Showing a wait window during a long running process
19 Apr 2010
A Comprehensive Look at LINQ and the Binary Search Tree Data Structure
2 Mar 2011
Won Dong
To utilize cloud service as an anonymous desktop environment in Amazon S3 and EC2 Windows instances
31 May 2014
A Winforms application for configuring EC2 security groups - a future winforms ec2 console
6 May 2010
A simple thread pool with minimal dependencies
23 May 2010
An article that demonstrates how to use video, images and animations via WPF
18 Oct 2010
John Paul Walker
How to think like a programmer
24 Jun 2012
Christian Vogt
An article on a generic approach for importing text based data into objects, using Reflection. Supports mass data processing, filter, advanced processing and converting, and some other gimmicks.
21 Feb 2010
An article that explains some ways to learn the F# language
14 May 2010
An article about how to create a Joke Jukebox in Visual Basic 6.0
15 Mar 2010
An article that hopes to function as a primer for algorithms.
29 Mar 2007
An article on how to detect when it is midnight
4 Nov 2009
An overview of the IE 8 feature set
13 May 2010
An Article the Demonstrates How to Build a Windows Forms Calculator
22 Jul 2011
Windows Remoting works perfectly for same domain situations, but has some gotchas in mixed domain scenarios.
1 Apr 2012
Not Active
A C# Windows application to store and retrieve photos from a SQL Server database.
26 Nov 2014
Jeremy Falcon
Provides a base to use when programming OpenGL-enabled applications for the real world, rather than a simple hello world.
23 May 2008
Jeffrey Walton
Create a File Checksum Shell Menu Extension using ATL and Crypto++
25 Apr 2011
Mohammad Mir mostafa
A structure like System.DateTime which is designed to support Persian calendar
18 Oct 2013
Roger Martin
Gallery Server Pro is a complete, stable ASP.NET gallery for sharing photos, video, audio and other media. This article presents the overall architecture and major features.
20 Feb 2014
Vladimir Svyatski
How to correctly draw WinForms Tab Control with bottom alignment when visual styles are enabled
30 Sep 2015
Timo Kunze
Use undocumented parts of the Windows Vista list view API to enhance your application.
31 Dec 2009
Leung Yat Chun (Fainx)
Allow users to make virtual directories and use them via a similar interface as DirectoryInfo.
1 Sep 2009
PARK Youngho
A tool that enumerates all fonts installed on Windows, and shows you the preview so as to help you code conveniently.
18 Aug 2010
Tushar Arora
This script can be used in an ASP.NET 3.5 website. It can search out exact phrases and keywords live from all HTML pages and text files on the website.
1 Sep 2009
Biswas, Sumit
Helps UNIX / Linux administrators to analyze VMSTAT files for system resource utilization.
13 Sep 2009
Convert an MS Dynamics CRM 4 BusinessEntityCollection to a DataTable.
14 Sep 2009
Michael Dunn
An intro to using Taskbar progress bars and overlay icons with your Windows 7 applications
21 Sep 2009
Prasad Khandekar
A pre-commit hook for SVN to validate commits against JIRA.
29 Nov 2009
Abhijit Jana
This article describes details of IIS configuration, Virtual Directory creation, Application Pool creation, Application Pool settings, IIS request processing for ASP.NET, etc.
23 Oct 2009
Md. Marufuzzaman
Cannot alter Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Table Object in design mode
3 Nov 2009
Syed Hasan Hyder
This article focuses on internal supply chain management systems visibility via chart reports, and provides assessment apparatus to manage and monitor activities spawned during business processes, hence paves the way for timely and precise business decisions.
24 Oct 2009
Dexter Legaspi
A way to update photo metadata (EXIF, XMP, IPTC, etc.) using the DLLs used by Microsoft Pro Photo Tools.
1 Nov 2009
Roberto Sonnino
A multi-touch RSS reader built with Multi-Touch Vista.
3 Dec 2009
N W Brown
An ASP.NET Web Part for testing the effects of SharePoint 2007 SPWebConfigModification changes
29 Nov 2009
Syed Adnan Ahmed
The way we use to Sysprep windows machine are changed in Windows Server 2008. I should admit that it's lot simpler and less painful to Sysprep Windows Server 2008 than any of the previous versions of Windows.
1 Jan 2010
Aric Wang
Many popular MP3 players have cool desktop lyrics, this demo uses a simple method to realize it. Happy new year!
12 Jan 2010
Tiago Conceição
Library for handling and retrieving system icons
21 Jan 2010
An article that uses C# to develop a yearly calculation utility.
12 Apr 2010
Alain Rist
Including a Ribbon UI Implementation Guide with examples and a dual UI enabled legacy application
25 Jan 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
How to use .NET TransactionScope & enable Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)
1 Feb 2010
In the second part of this article, I primarily focus on using WMI and C# to develop routines that can manage a Hyper-V Virtual Machine
15 Feb 2010
A new approach to 2D - geometric computation replaces Point, Size, and Rectangle.
16 Feb 2010
An article that provides ways to achieve concurrency via C++
22 Feb 2010
Pero Matić
How to automatically enforce and switch between secure (HTTPS/SSL) and non-secure (HTTP/non-SSL) web pages without hard-coding absolute URLs, using SEO friendly redirects.
2 Mar 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
Easy to track the geographical location based on IP Address
20 Mar 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
Few step(s) to remove SQL Server database user(s) when you are facing error like “The database principal owns a database role and cannot be dropped.” for dropping a user.
21 Apr 2010
Artem S. Dmitriev
This article shows the best way to play GIF animation in your WPF project.
14 Apr 2010
This is my adventure of discovery - I set out to write a script and learnt a whole lot more.
16 Apr 2010
An article that demonstrates building a Windows Forms application via Parallel computing
25 Apr 2010
Syed Adnan Ahmed
In this article, I will explain how to install and configure self-signed SSL certificate for the central administration web site in SharePoint Server 2010. This procedure is also applicable for any other web applications for both SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010.
30 Apr 2010
An article that presents a TV Player via WPF
14 May 2010
How to create a Random Joke Generator in Java
23 May 2010
Sandrino Di Mattia
This dynamic keyword can be put to good use when doing COM. And in turn, you could be more productive when you need to complete tasks regarding the Windows API (that expose COM functionality).
14 Jul 2010
This article describes how to create a Realtime animation of a Mandelbrot Zoom in a Win32 Console with Visual C++ 6.0
2 Jun 2010
A Star Wars Scroller Demo that moves smoothly from the bottom to the top in OpenGL (GLUT)
5 Jun 2010
Have some fun with the console, animate the American flag
2 Jun 2010
Basic and advanced graphics via C#.
5 Jun 2010
A Snake game in a Win32 Console
17 Jun 2010
Dmitri Nеstеruk
Shows how to use lambdas and higher-order functions for WPF/Silverlight graphics work
19 May 2011
An article meant to introduce and expand upon the Intel Threading Building Blocks threading library
20 Jun 2010
marc ochsenmeier
A set of C++ interfaces to retrieve the side-by-side information of a manifest embedded in an image file.
9 Jul 2010
Ahmed Kahwaji
Use HTTPs in BizTalk 2009 on Windows 2008 R2
15 Jul 2010
Pong in a Win32 Console
16 Jul 2010
E.F. Nijboer
Source code for saving mail items to separate files and keeping folder structure
24 Aug 2010
This article will show an easy way to increase the performance of LINQ using .NET 3.5 and C#.
14 Aug 2010
An article that defines some rules to follow when writing resuable software.
11 Oct 2010
A useful launcher for JAR executable files, with Splash Image function
4 Oct 2010
Md. Marufuzzaman
Using dynamic types in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET (Framework 4.0)
19 Oct 2010
"Fish" (David B. Trout)
Simple parsing of VS_VERSIONINFO version information strings displayed in an XP-style file-properties "Version" tab
28 Dec 2010
Describes one effort to run performance monitor to identify what's wrong with a counter log, then set up an event trace to see who the culprit is.
24 Oct 2010
An article that illustrates referencing DirectX Libraries in an F# application
15 Nov 2010
10Tec, Sergey Gorbenko
Tool for creating MS Visual Studio documentation files - XML Summaries, HxS/MSHC help solutions and manuals.
3 Nov 2010
Dmitri Nеstеruk
Learn what dynamic prototyping is and how to do it
4 Nov 2010
An article that illustrates how to simulate a pendulum.
29 Mar 2012
Matt Perdeck
Improves web site performance by combining and minifying JavaScript and CSS files on the fly. Processes ASP.NET AJAX toolkit .axd files too. Improves image caching and loading. Very easy to add to any ASP.NET web site.
26 Nov 2010
An article that demonstrates how both Simple and Parametric surfaces are drawn
11 Dec 2010
An article that desribes some essentials to help learn the DirectX technology.
4 Jan 2011
Jun Du
An introduction to MMF and shared memory in .NET applications.
27 Dec 2010
Ashish Kaila
Declaratively and visually create custom windows in WPF
29 Dec 2010
An article that describes some of the important parts of Direct3D program code.
1 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Learn how to leverage UI automation in testing your UI and also to support accessibility features
16 Aug 2012
Abdul Quader Mamun
Framework makes application more organized and efficient way to coding. It is helpful for newly assigned developer to understand code structure within a short time. It is essential for large application.
2 Feb 2011
An abstract syntax tree implementation for SQL
30 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Describes features in Synergy Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 Version 1.0
13 Feb 2011
Vince Valenti
An example of how to add a checkbox to a list view column header. We also implement select/unselect all when a user toggles the checkbox.
21 Feb 2011
Michael Dunn
A tutorial that shows how to get started using the Ribbon in your applications
9 Jun 2011
Md. Marufuzzaman
How to create your first SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) package - part 1
31 Mar 2011
This article describes how to plot path on Google map using array of latitude & longitude points.
26 Apr 2011
Using animation via XAML code to draw a Bezier curve object.
27 Apr 2011
Michael Dunn
This article describes how to lay out controls in the Windows native Ribbon
13 May 2011
An article that describes concurrent collections.
14 Aug 2012
Jani Mäkinen
Getting started with Win32 programming through creating a window with minimum code and complexity
6 Jul 2011
Machine key generates a unique key which helps you on single form because it helps to protect your Form Authentication cookies and page level View state
24 Aug 2011
Matt Perdeck
In this two part series, I'll show how to get the most out of the compression features built into IIS 7 and IIS 6. This first article focuses specifically on IIS 7.
26 Aug 2011
Md. Marufuzzaman
How we can communicate with the Microsoft Office Outlook using “Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook” delegate & event.
28 Aug 2011
Md. Marufuzzaman
How to add a menu item in Microsoft Office Word 7/10 application context menu
4 Sep 2011
Md. Marufuzzaman
We discuss Microsoft Office Word 7 addIn, which is able to deliver an email with little text and able to attach the current document as a Zip/Compress file or standard Microsoft Office Word document file format & send the email from Microsoft Office Word Interface.
7 Sep 2011
This is an useful control that masks the input text with currency symbol and thousands and decimals separators.
11 Sep 2011
Michael Dunn
This article demonstrates new button and menu features of the Ribbon
11 Oct 2011
This article explains how you can use IWA to improve your Users' experience and it also explains how it benefits your IT support team.
19 Nov 2011
Drag 'n Drop asynchronous files from an external server or device
26 Dec 2011
ASM.Net a assembly x86 emulator which emulates the language the managed way
13 Aug 2012
Jon Larborn
A command promt web server that starts an application or opens a file given in as an argument in an HTTP address. Could potentially be used to show media on screen using QR-codes.
30 Jan 2012
Introduction to Volume Shadow Copy API in C++
5 Mar 2012
This is an alternative for "Simple Tri-State TreeView"
12 Mar 2012
Voicent Support
How to make a performance meter that looks like the one in Windows Task Manager
25 May 2012
Asif Bahrainwala
Device hooking
26 May 2012
Avoid Entity Framework lazy-loading relationship navigation when iterating large record sets.
5 Aug 2012
A comparison of these two free zip libraries, complete with a multi-threaded VB.NET class wrapper for each
13 Aug 2012
Lars [Large] Werner
When loading a keyboard dll as a 32-bit application on a 64-bit system, the keyboard-dll-files does not work as expected, this class fixes that problem
22 Aug 2013
Woong Gyu La
This article explains Objective-C like C++ memory management class, SmartObject.
21 Sep 2012
A program to compile C# code into MSIL code
3 Jan 2015
Espen Harlinn
Windows API, menus, C++ lambda expressions, std::enable_shared_from_this
16 Oct 2012
Lex Hegt
This article describes how BizTalk360 fills the gaps left by the BizTalk Server Administration Console and the capabilities of BizTalk360 V5.
26 May 2013
Using sensors, we can get the change in X and Y direction (i.e. movement), using which we can adjust laptop screen to make it very stable although having jerking motion.
3 Jan 2015
Espen Harlinn
Benchmark C++ std::vector vs raw arrays, move assignable/constructable & copy assignable/constructable
18 Dec 2012
Lars [Large] Werner
Windows has built inn support for a lot of keyboard languages, this class makes it possible to extract that info in an easy manner and present it to screen.
11 Sep 2013
This is an alternative for "Improved RichTextBox - IRTB". 2.3 is out! Finnaly with some Regex Fixing and Alpha of Alphas in identing!
9 Jan 2013
Albara Hakami
A Windows Forms application to share a whiteboard with many clients with only one drawer, in a gamy way.
28 Mar 2013
Khorshed Alam, Dhaka
How to execute multiple long running SQL Statement Asynchronously in smaller chunks
25 Feb 2016
A windows-service which can handle different operations in separate threads and which can be controlled by a small GUI program
26 Jun 2013
K K Kodoth
This document describes how to use the web service method calls efficiently and effectively, by making use of Asynchronous calling Mechanism.
28 Feb 2018
Antonio Petricca
Win32, compiler independent, and extensible passive debugger
19 Jun 2013
Karthik. A
An introduction to custom role providers in an ASP.NET MVC 3 application using the Entity Framework for ORM.
25 Jun 2013
Gazmend Jakupi
Tutorial for developing in PHP
24 Sep 2013
Nayan Choudhary
WPF DataGrid with columns having drop down filter option (Excel style)
29 Oct 2013
Juan Davel
This article is an updated one discussing the configuration of IIS, ASP.NET and SQL Server.
10 Jan 2014
Kees van Spelde
This is an alternative for "AutoShut, my first program in C#"
7 Jan 2014
Petr Alexeev
Version Helper API for .NET – checking version of Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 without Environment.OSVersion or application manifest
25 Feb 2014
Lots of new stuff this time, including an (almost) complete C# parser demo
28 Jun 2014
Elia Conchione
Moving from old SharePoint server? Something to import inside SharePoint 2013?
25 Jun 2014
Philipp Katscher
How to draw a compass and feed it with NMEA device data (i.e. a GPS Compass)
27 Mar 2016
Manish kumar choudhary
In this article, you will learn how to select data from a table and send that data to an email using SQL Server 2008.
27 Mar 2016
Manish kumar choudhary
In this article, I will explain how to schedule a daily mail from SQL Server 2008.
12 Dec 2014
Understanding Tabcontrol right enables a lightweigth solution
4 Aug 2015
A windows explorer extension for easy binary/text file comparisons and calculating the MD5, SHA1, SHA256 hashes.
24 Jan 2016
Vladimir Misovsky
Overriding CMFCShellTreeCtrl and CMFCShellListCtrl classes
5 Apr 2016
Mark Kruger
To And From Binary Literals for all standard .net numeric value types.
8 Dec 2016
Using SQLite, leverage the create_aggregate(), and SQL's Between Operator to create a Normal Probability Distribution Histogram, or what is more commonly referred to as a Bell Curve.
7 Oct 2016
Paulo Uechi
Uechi APM Web is an APM (Application Performance Management) Open Source Server Performance Monitor written and developed in Java and C # for all Linux and Windows platforms. The Uechi.APM.Web offers a complete resource for unlimited monitoring servers in real time. Have full control of the CPU cons
20 Jul 2017
Jose A Pascoa
The much talked about Kernel data structures