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Average article rating: 4.11

Button Controls
Owner-draw buttons
Posted: 29 Aug 2001   Updated: 4 Dec 2001   Views: 297,790   Rating: 4.10/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 5.84
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 71   Downloaded: 6,764
An owner-drawn, flat, menu button that correctly handles the default state
Edit Controls
General
Posted: 18 Apr 2002   Updated: 18 Apr 2002   Views: 193,345   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 3.96
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 39   Downloaded: 5,090
An extension to CRichEditCtrl to illustrate simple syntax highlighting
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous Controls
Posted: 16 Oct 2002   Updated: 20 Dec 2002   Views: 600,444   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 100   Popularity: 9.62
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 301   Downloaded: 36,198
Extended System.Windows.Forms.Panel classes for a collapsible panel and a panel bar to contain them, in a Windows XP style.
Tabs & Property Pages
General
Posted: 20 Sep 2001   Updated: 2 Oct 2003   Views: 895,755   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 85   Popularity: 8.99
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 154   Downloaded: 17,540
An extended tab control that allows tab pages to be added from dialog resources
Silverlight
General
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 15,721   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
HyperlinkButton Gotcha
Windows Phone 7/8
General
Posted: 25 Oct 2010   Updated: 25 Oct 2010   Views: 16,320   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
An application for Windows Phone 7 that integrates with Facebook
Windows Presentation Foundation
Applications
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 73,204   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.10
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 0
Shows how to set the initial focus in XAML
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 18,310   Rating: 2.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
After my initial successes in moving to a Prism-style bootstrapper in Part 1, it was time to move onto the next step. But in the case of a legacy application, what's the next step?
Controls
Posted: 14 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 29,930   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
Default style for a lookless control
Data Binding
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 13,580   Rating: 3.22/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 1.94
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
How to bind to enumerations
General
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 48,750   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 0
Change notification for dependency properties
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 15,750   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 0
How to migrate a legacy WPF application to Prism
Styles
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 73,768   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.30
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
How to move a WPF Window with a WindowStyle of None
Internet / Network
General
Posted: 16 May 2001   Updated: 27 Nov 2001   Views: 217,541   Rating: 4.48/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.62
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 45   Downloaded: 3,883
How to get a list of users and their details from a specified server.
Macros and Add-ins
DevStudio Add-ins
Posted: 19 Dec 2001   Updated: 1 Jan 2002   Views: 94,800   Rating: 3.79/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 4.46
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 1,421
A Visual Studio Add-in that allows the current file, or it's containing folder to be compared using WinDiff
VS.NET Add-ins
Posted: 24 Jun 2003   Updated: 15 Sep 2003   Views: 176,644   Rating: 3.33/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 4.41
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 81   Downloaded: 2,526
A Visual Studio .NET add-in to provide instant integrated access to an online repository of .NET components.
Programming Tips
General
Posted: 12 Jun 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 17,770   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Cloud-Based Source Control using Live Mesh and Git
Testing and Quality Assurance
Posted: 12 Jun 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 16,020   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 0
How to test private members in Visual Studio
Threads, Processes & IPC
Threads
Posted: 28 May 2001   Updated: 28 May 2001   Views: 156,051   Rating: 4.39/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 5.84
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 0
This article shows you how to subclass CWinThread to create a class that allows multiple instances to effectively use the same thread function, safely.
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 20 Oct 2011   Updated: 20 Oct 2011   Views: 12,670   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
Today is the first day of Microsoft’s Professional Developer Conference (PDC), which is being hosted on Microsoft’s Campus in Seattle right now as I type.

Average blogs rating: 4.18

Windows Phone 7/8
General
Posted: 24 Oct 2010   Updated: 25 Oct 2010   Views: 16,801   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Checking Your WP7 Application Capabilities
Posted: 20 Oct 2011   Updated: 20 Oct 2011   Views: 35,533   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.21
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
Additional MessageBox features on Windows Phone 7.
Windows Presentation Foundation
Controls
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 7 Apr 2009   Views: 27,360   Rating: 3.36/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 1.93
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Changing the Caret Colour in WPF
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 14 Apr 2010   Views: 20,890   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 0
Creating a Custom View Mode that Supports a Template Selector
General
Posted: 20 Oct 2011   Updated: 20 Oct 2011   Views: 47,493   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.71
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Implementing Application.DoEvents in WPF.
Styles
Posted: 1 Apr 2009   Updated: 6 Apr 2009   Views: 34,411   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.41
Licence: The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 0
I'll show you how to implement a custom Style by implementing a custom message box.
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Derek Lakin
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