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178 articles overall. 68 new, 110 updated.
New articles added
- Ordermate - TL Wallace
Ordermate can be used as a basic example of utilizing the XMLSerializer class to automate the creation of invoice forms.
- Barcode Image Generation Library - Brad Barnhill
This library was designed to give an easy class for developers to use when they need to generate barcode images from a string of data.
- Colorspaces and Conversions - Johannes B.
A library for colormodels and spaces, correct color-conversions and color-difference calculation.
- fastJSON - Mehdi Gholam
Smallest, fastest polymorphic JSON serializer (with Silverlight4 and MonoDroid support)
- fastBinaryJSON - Mehdi Gholam
A binary JSON serializer based on fastJSON (support for MonoDroid)
- Introduction to XML and XSLT in C# .NET - Pallavi Wasnik
In this article, you will see how to create and read the XML file, how to add new elements, new attributes and replace the value of existing element in/from existing XML file.
New Tips and Tricks added
Tips and Tricks updated
- How to Convert Excel to CSV using Interop - Tadit Dash
This simple Tip will give you the Trick to convert Excel file to CSV file using Interop Services.
- Console Coloring with ConsolePlus - John_Leitch
ConsolePlus aims to build upon the existing System.Console class by offering a styling language for coloring console output. This enables developers to create applications with rich console output, while minimizing boilerplate code.
- Matrix in Java (GUI) - A. Asem, Abeer Touny
A description for a Java code implementing a Matrix program in a GUI form
New Technical Blogs added
- Configuring ASP.NET authentication log - Sebastian Solnica
Some time ago I wrote about ASP.NET Health Monitoring – a logging infrastructure provided by the .NET framework, easily configurable through web.config. In that post I was presenting heart beat and error events. Today I would like to show you how to collect ASP.NET authentication audit logs. T
- Building Glassware with the Xamarin Android and Google’s GDK - Lewis Benge
Within the past 48 hours, Google’s Glass Explorer program has gotten a whole lot more interesting. As developers we now have a native development kit (GDK), and a distribution method of deploying and installing APK’s on to your device. Before this, Glass was limited to a RESTful timeline based API c
- UIColor - why hast though forsaken me!? - NSProgrammer
In this post, I'm going to take a very short amount of time making everyones color coding lives easier with some UIColor code extensions.
- Emoji and web application - Tharaka MTR
Emoji; is the Japanese term for the ideograms or smileys used mostly in Japanese electronic messages and webpages.
- Simulating C# ref parameter in Java - Andrei Ion Rînea
As I was saying a few posts ago (Beginning Java for .NET Developers), on the 8th slide, there are no ref and no out method parameter modifiers. These are rarely used in .NET anyway so you can’t really complain of …Read more »
- Avoid comparing strings with == in Java - Andrei Ion Rînea
Avoid comparing strings with == in Java.
- Beware of primitive wrappers in Java - Andrei Ion Rînea
A .NET developer can be tricked into thinking that, for example, Integer is the same with int in Java. This is dangerous, in particular for a C# developer, because in C# System.Int32 is absolutely equivalent to int. “int” is just …Read more »
Technical Blogs updated
- Quick and dirty (but nice!) ToolTips – revisited and interactive - Philipp Sumi
Download sources, binaries, and sample application (Version: 126.96.36.199, 2013.11.12) A few years ago, I posted an article that leveraged markup extensions to quickly show localized ToolTips with minimal effort. Fast forward to 2013: I still like ToolTips, but interactive / clickable ones would be n
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