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Best VB.NET article of August 2012

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Current Entries

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22 Aug 2012
How to draw muliline formatted text on a System.Drawing.Graphics object.
7 Aug 2012
Santhosh Kumar Jayaraman
This is an alternative for "Previewing Image in ASP.NET Image Control"
22 Aug 2012
Bryan O'Connell
Keep an eye on your team's software code metrics
14 Mar 2013
Kenneth Haugland
2 alternatives  
Different schemas for finding prime numbers explained with code
5 Apr 2013
Convert filesize (bytes) according to highest possible size scale (KB, MB, GB, TB, PB).
4 Aug 2012
Tarun Mangukiya
Capture the parts of the screen while surfing, working with any software and save it automatically
10 Aug 2012
Patil Kishor
How to save and retrieve an image from a SQL Server database in VB.NET.
5 Aug 2012
A comparison of these two free zip libraries, complete with a multi-threaded VB.NET class wrapper for each.
9 Nov 2012
My Bones
This is an alternative for "String Enumerations in VB.NET"
21 Mar 2015
Huseyin Atasoy
Rapid object detection without a third pary library requirement in .Net.
20 Aug 2012
John Espiritu
An android-style notification component for .NET Framework.
10 Aug 2012
Zac Newman
Easy to ready printing options for
17 Aug 2012
Patil Kishor
How to declare variables in VB.NET without using the As type.
8 Jan 2013
Receiving response correctly from pop mail server is the first step on receiving emails to your own email client.
28 Aug 2012
Curtis Hines
Convert EDI file terminators to CRLF

Current Participants

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Bryan O'Connell
Software Developer (Senior) SPR Consulting
United States United States
Bryan has been solving business problems with software and Agile methodologies for over twelve years. He has experience in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, having directed multiple projects from client initiation through product delivery, deployment, and growth as a team member, manager or independent contributor. Bryan is also a Certified Scrum Master and Manager.
Curtis Hines
Software Developer J.I.T. Designs
United States United States
No Biography provided
Software Developer Freelancer
Egypt Egypt
experience in :
MS Visual Studio (0.6 - 2005)
MS Sql Server (2000 - 2003)
MS Access (97 - 2000 - 2003)
Huseyin Atasoy
Turkey Turkey
I am interested in artificial intelligence, signal processing, electronics, robotics and internet/network technologies.

A few of my works:
KANO (Real-time Optical Mark Recognition)
Real-time object recognition
Real-time facial expression recognition

My blog
John Espiritu
Software Developer (Junior) Team Console
Philippines Philippines
Coding just for fun and learning.

I started to learn how to program using MS Access' VBA codes, then VB6, VB.NET, C#, and Java. I am more accustomed in programming with the .NET framework.
Kenneth Haugland
Norway Norway
I hope that you like the stuff I have created and if you do wish to say thank you then a donation is always appreciated.
You can donate here[^].
My Bones
Software Developer (Senior) Center Software and Electronics Ltd
United Kingdom United Kingdom
David Rathbone is an electronics and software design engineer and has been in commercial hardware and software development for over 30 years. He has designed a number of products that are now used everyday all over the world.
Patil Kishor
Software Developer
India India
No Biography provided
President Doxtader Industries LLC
United States United States
I've been in IT for the last 20 years in one capacity or another - always as either a network engineer or a developer... or both. At the moment I have an IT consultancy in Long Island, NY offering software development and network engineer services.
Santhosh Kumar Jayaraman
Software Developer Radiometer
India India
Currently i am trying to learn all about javascripts . I have experience in Microsoft technologies like WPF, WCF, ASPNET, WinForms,Silverlight, VB.NET, C-Sharp, Entity framework,SSRS, LINQ, Extension methods and SQL server. I started with my career in Infosys in the year 2009 and i worked with Trigent, Education First (EF) in the recent years before joining my current company Radiometer.
Tarun Mangukiya
Student LifeTYM
India India
Hi! I am Tarun Mangukiya from Gujarat, India.
I like to make software and websites based on VB.NET, ASP.NET, php, Windows, Windows Phone, etc.
I believe in making user-friendly apps.
And I want to improve myself for the new upcoming world of Technology...

No need to be the best, just be good and everything around will be the best automatically.

My Apps :
Shabdkosh - The Gujarati Dictionary (
Ahmedabad Tourism (
Portugal Portugal
Coding since 1982
Zac Newman
Software Developer
Australia Australia
I started my IT carer with an undergrad of computer science which after leaving went into public health to start some tech grunt jobs. After a while I started growing interested in MSSQL and took the MSDBA course and passed, once databasing was down I went onto explore ASP.Net - VB.Net and Javascript (Plus a few other weird ones no one has heard about)
I have been doing that full time for the last 3 years...
Shell MegaPack.Net  -  LogicNP Software   (valued at $299.00)
Drop-In Windows Explorer Like File & Folder Browsing GUI Controls & components (In cases of repeat winners LogicNP may offer the winner to either upgrade to the latest version or to choose the license for our another product)
SmartOutline 2010  -  SmartOutline   (valued at $139.00)
Store and manage notes, HTML forms, project information, links and more all in one organized document format. Fully .NET Extensible
Crypto Logger For .Net  -  LogicNP Software   (valued at $239.00)
Crypto Logger For .Net is a flexible, high-performance logging framework for your .Net software. Crypto Logger comes with a powerful, easy-to-use logging console to view, search, analyze and manage log data and perform remote-logging and live-logging. (In cases of repeat winners LogicNP may offer the winner to either upgrade to the latest version or to choose the license for our another product)
The latest VB.NET ebooks from informIT  -  Andrea Bledsoe   (valued at $120.00)
Two books from Pearson imprints Addison-Wesley or Sams Publishing. The value of the prize is an estimated prize value of two ebooks. The total number of ebooks awarded is a maximum of two.
Total prize value: $797.00


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