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  • Yahtzee Program using C#Jan 24, 2000. The Visual C# environment has given the programmer the ability to create applications in RAD mode without the steep learning curve for the C++ programmer. (I do miss templates though!). The above application, yahtzee, is based on a popular poker-like dice game.
  • Creating a Login User ControlApr 16, 2001. In this article, we have started with an introduction to the UserControl and have learnt to use the ADO+ DataReader.As we seen User Controls simplifies several common Web application scenarios.User Controls allow developers to easily define custom controls using the same programming techniques for writing Web Forms.
  • A Lottery Program in C#May 05, 2001. I am learning C# in any spare time I have and instead of diving in and writing a monster program I thought a nice introduction would be good.
  • Reading and Writing XML in C#Oct 29, 2001. In this tutorial, you will learn how to read and write XML documents in Microsoft .NET using C# language.
  • Some situtions where one may like to use ILJan 29, 2002. This article requires knowledge of IL or at least desire to learn it. My intention is to give few illustrations where usage of IL is possible or only option.
  • .NET Framework and Web Services - Part 2Jan 29, 2002. Here we are going to learn how to create a WebService using VS.NET (using VB.NET.) and consume the Webservice from VB.NET Client. This Article is based on VS.NET RC1 Release.
  • Multithreading Part I: Multithreading and MultitaskingApr 08, 2002. In this and a series of articles that would follow, we would learn about threads and how to write multi-threaded programs in C#.
  • BlackJackOct 10, 2002. So as a learning experience, I decided to try writing a Blackjack game.
  • String in C#Feb 05, 2003. In this article, you will learn how to work with strings in C#. The article discusses the String class, its methods and properties and how to use them.
  • Link Fetcher ServiceMar 06, 2003. In this article we will learn how to create a Web Service that fetches all the links from a given URL.
  • Opening and Viewing Text and Image FilesMar 08, 2003. We will start this article with a simple application where we will learn how to open and view text and image files using the OpenFileDialog class. In doing so, we will learn some basics of GDI+ drawing, menus and panel control.
  • Extending Your Working Environment in Visual Studio - AdvancedApr 24, 2003. In my previous article, you learned about how to create wizards and some simple objects such as DTE, Solutions, Project and Project Item. These objects help us to customize our Visual Studio working environment.
  • Extending Your Working Environment in Visual Studio - AdvancedApr 24, 2003. In my previous article, you learned about how to create wizards and some simple objects such as DTE, Solutions, Project and Project Item. These objects help us to customize our Visual Studio working environment.
  • Airplane War 0.2Jun 24, 2003. This is a very basic flight simulator designed in c# and directx 9 which was released yesterday. It is expected to be buggy but has enough information to allow you to learn about the new directx 9 managed code.
  • Introduction to C# Methods - Part1Jul 07, 2003. In this article, you will learn about C# methods and how to implement and use methods in a class.
  • C# Methods : Part II Jul 07, 2003. This article completes our discussion of methods. In this article, you will learn parameter passing, reference and value type parameters, and method overloading.
  • Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE - The DesignerJun 07, 2004. In this article of Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE series, I will explore some of the designer features and the breakdown of the classes of a Windows Forms project.
  • Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE - Main IDEJun 07, 2004. In this article of Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE series, I will explore some of the designer features and the breakdown of the classes of a Windows Forms project.
  • Microsoft CRM Development: SDK, C#, SQL, Exchange, Integration, Crystal ReportsAug 04, 2004. In this article, as a software developer, database administrator or a web designer, you will learn how to customize Microsoft CRM according to your needs.
  • Crystal Reports - Geterogeneus databases: SQL Server, Oracle, Unidata, BtrieveAug 24, 2004. Crystal Reports is the most flexible tool on the market and it has market recognition. Multiple software vendors offer Crystal Reports as the main reporting tool: Microsoft, Best Software, Oracle to name a few. In this article, you learn some tips on using Crystal Reports versus other options.
  • An in-depth look at WMI and Instrumentation: Part IISep 18, 2004. In this second part of the series, you will learn how to work with WMI classes and class instances, and then demonstrates the wealth of information available through the Win32 and IIS WMI providers.
  • A Chess Program using C#Nov 29, 2004. This is a chess program, made using C#. It has used object oriented concepts and design patterns like Flyweight, Factory and Decorator. Two player can play this game and it has facility to drag-drop pieces. It also shows potential positions of each pieces which is useful for learning.
  • Passing Values between User Controls and ASPX PageJan 20, 2005. This article is for beginners who are learning. NET. This will be really helpful for them. Beginners will be wondered how to pass values between User Controls and ASPX page .In this article I have listed some of the ways through which you can access and set the User control values in an ASPX page.
  • AI: Population based Incremental Learning in C# and .NETMay 22, 2005. In this article I would like to discuss another offshoot of the genetic algorithm called Population Based Incremental Learning (PBIL).
  • Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE - Integrated FxCop and Accessibility OptionsJul 23, 2005. Visual Studio 2005 IDE brings you many new and updated features and Project Properties dialog is one of the areas where you will see some new additions. In this article, I will discuss Accessibility and FxCop features of Project Properties dialog.
  • Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE - Quick Access to Active Tool Windows and FilesJul 31, 2005. One of the coolest feature in Visual Studio 2005 I like is quick access to all active Windows and Files and switing control between them.
  • Learning Visual Studio 2005 IDE - Document Outline in Windows Forms 2.0Aug 02, 2005. We all have seen Document Outline feature in Visual Studio 2003, which allows ASP.NET developers to select a control on a Web Form and in code editor, it would select the code respective to that control.
  • How do I Convert a String to an Enum Value?Sep 10, 2005. In this How do I, you will learn how to convert a string to an enum value in C#.
  • Portscanning for Kazaa using C# SocketsJan 01, 2006. In this article, you will learn how to write c# code to scan a host computer, and determine if it is running Kazaa, the popular P2P file sharing program.
  • Learning Delegates in C#, an IntroductionJan 03, 2006. There is this thing in C# called a delegate, which is going to be crucial to build interactions between our objects. What’s a delegate, you ask? Good question. A delegate is a pointer to a method. What’s that mean? Just like you can pass variable by reference, you can pass a reference to a method. Let me give you an example.
  • Testing project using NUnitJan 20, 2006. This article is for the begineers who wish to learn the basics of NUnit.
  • New features in C# 2.0Feb 18, 2006. In this article, I will learn about and use the new features in C# 2.0 added by the Microsoft designers, such as generics, anonymous methods, partial types, static classes, nullable types, and limiting access to properties.
  • MVC architecture in ASP.Net using C# and Microsoft Data Access Application blockFeb 28, 2006. In this article we will learn how to use Microsoft Data Access Application block in ASP.Net using C#, I have used Microsoft Data Access Application block in conjunction with MVC architecture, here you will learn lot about class libraries, interface, implementation etc.
  • DataSource controls in .NET 2.0Mar 04, 2006. In this article, we're going to learn how to connect a database for querying data and binding the result set to ASP.NET controls in a very easy way with no looping or control manipulation required, thus avoiding writing any data source code.
  • Data mining and SQL Server 2005Apr 11, 2006. Data mining is a key member in the Business Intelligence (BI) product family in SQL Server 2005 . Data mining is about analyzing data and finding hidden patterns using automatic or semiautomatic means, which can be explored for valuable information. It is about learning the characteristics of data set, which are not possible to discover by simple seeing.
  • The Realization of WS-Security Related Specifications by WSE 3.0.Sep 18, 2006. In this article, we are going to learn the basic concepts of WS-Security related specifications and how they are implemented by Microsoft Web Service Enhancements 3.0 technology.
  • Pull a column value from another list in your site in Sharepoint Portal ServerSep 21, 2006. In document and form libraries, you can create custom columns or metadata properties and interestingly, you can autopopulate these columns with data that can be hardcoded or extracted from other lists that are part of the same site where your document library is located.
  • Getting Started with AJAX 1.0Feb 09, 2007. After fruition of this article, you will have a better understanding of AJAX 1.0 extensions and will learn how to build AJAX enabled Web applications using ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005.
  • WPF Application for Importing ESRI ShapefilesFeb 26, 2007. A standalone application for reading ESRI shapefiles and displaying them on a WPF Canvas.
  • Animating your XAML AppsApr 05, 2007. This article will describe how to do 2D Animation using XAML Scripts. In the article we will describe how to implement transforms on XAML shapes and then how to move them around in your form.
  • Play Video in WPFApr 09, 2007. If you have built any video enabled application prior to WPF, you must be familiar with the Windows Media Player ActiveX control. The WPF library provides the MediaElement control that encapsulates Windows Media Player functionality.
  • Using a Genetic Algorithm to Do Consultant Scheduling in C#Apr 09, 2007. This article describes a way to use a type of genetic algorithm called PBIL (Population Based Incremenetal Learning) to optimize the scheduling of consultants on a group of 5 project.
  • Programming XAML - A Quick StartApr 10, 2007. XAML is a new descriptive programming language that is used to define user interfaces in WPF, Silverlight and Windows 8 Metro Style Apps. This article is an introduction to XAML.
  • Digital Ink in WPFApr 11, 2007. Digital ink used to only be available as part of the Tablet PC SDK. Now it is bundled with Windows Presentation Foundation. This tutorial demonstrates how easy it is to integrate digital ink into your Avalon applications using XAML and C#.
  • XML Data Binding in WPFApr 11, 2007. This article describes how to bind XML data using a data template in WPF and XAML. For ease of demonstration, the XML is defined as a resource within the XAML document.
  • Building Reports from XML Documents using ReportViewerApr 19, 2007. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to create reports from an XML document using the ReportViewer control and Visual Studio 2005.
  • Building Reports from a DataSet using ReportViewerApr 27, 2007. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to create reports from a Database using a DataSet, the ReportViewer control and Visual Studio 2005.
  • Star Trek -Part II: Adding moving 3D Objects to your XNA GameMay 06, 2007. This article describes how to work with 3D Objects in your XNA game. In the article you will learn how to add a rotating planet to Star Trek to enhance the background. It also talks about how to add text to your game.
  • Printing Text File in C#Jun 07, 2007. In this article, you will learn how to print a text file in C#. The attached project lets you browse and open a text file and print it to a printer.
  • WPF ComboBox doesn't bind correctly - Binding to Nullable Ints Jun 07, 2007. If you have been working with WPF and have had issues with your ComboBox or any list control binding then you can stop pulling your hair out.
  • A glance at .NET Framework 3.0Jul 17, 2007. This article glances on what is new in .NET Framework 3.0 and how this version is different from all previous versions of .NET?
  • Free Book: C# Programming for BeginnersAug 21, 2007. In this book, you will learn how to write and compile C# programs, understand C# syntaxes, data types, control flow, classes and their members, interfaces, arrays, and exception handling. After completing this book, you should have a clear understanding of the purpose of C# language, it’s usages, and how to write C# programs.
  • Data Binding in WPF Windows ApplicationAug 23, 2007. In this tutorial I will discuss on how to bind Data with WPF windows application.
  • WPF ListBoxAug 31, 2007. This tutorial shows you how to work with the ListBox control available in WPF.
  • Creating MenuItem With WPFSep 03, 2007. In any desktop application it is very important to have menu bar to the application/system, so that user will find easy to access it. In this tutorial I will be talking about how we can create Menu bar in WPF application using XAML.
  • WPF Database Communication Adding new Record to the DatabaseSep 06, 2007. WPF Database communication Adding new record to the database (XAML-MS-Access), I have a XAML form with FirstName, LastName, Email & Contact fields in it on click of submit button it will first check if the same email address is exists in the table else it will add new record I have made use of OleDbTransaction to perform add functionality.
  • Solution for "A Graphics Object cannot be Created from an Image that has an Indexed Pixel Format"Sep 10, 2007. In this article, you can learn how to avoid the issues/errors when you access/edit indexed pixel format images using few steps.
  • How to display the records in DataGrid by using the PagingSep 11, 2007. Through this article you will learn the concept of Paging in detail. You can display the large records in DataGrid by using Paging.
  • XML with C-sharpSep 13, 2007. Through this article you will learn how to handle XML in c#.
  • Free Book: Programming XML with C#Sep 15, 2007. Programming XML with C# is a 65 pages book written for C# programmers who wish to learn how to work with XML documents using C# language. In this book, you will learn the basic elements of XML and classes and objects available in .NET Framework to work with XML.
  • INDEXER in C#Sep 17, 2007. Through this article you will learn the concept of INDEXER in C#.
  • Easily Find Tags and Values in a Large Xml Document Using XmlTextReader in C#Sep 20, 2007. In this article you will learn how to find tags and values in a large xml document using XmlTextReader in C#.
  • Using the BackgroundWorker Component with Composite User ControlsSep 28, 2007. In this article you will learn how to use the BackgroundWorker Component with user controls in C#.
  • Expander Control in WPFOct 02, 2007. This article and source code show how to use Expander control in WPF.
  • Working with 2D Graphics in WPFOct 03, 2007. This article provides an introduction of 2D drawings in WPF.
  • Ajax AlwaysVisibleControlExtenderOct 05, 2007. In this article you will learn how to use the AJAX AlwaysVisibleControlExtender control in ASP.NET 2.0.
  • Data Binding in WPF ListViewOct 05, 2007. This article shows how to extract data from a database and show in a WPF ListView control.
  • Implementing a Simple Silverlight ControlOct 30, 2007. This article shows how to implement a simple button control using Silverlight 1.1 and C#.
  • Using DLL files in Visual Studio 2005 using C#Nov 14, 2007. This article explains the procedure of creating DLL files using visual studio 2005. It is very quick and easy to learn.
  • Chapter 2: Programming WPF ApplicationsJan 09, 2008. This article describes the framework that WPF offers and also tells the differences between Browser based and Windows based installed applications.
  • Where Did All the Designers Go! Jan 24, 2008. Software is one of the fastest paced industries in the business world. As quickly as software languages come and go, skill sets require constant learning. In trying to keep up with implementation aspects of software, did we somehow forget about the priority of creating a good design? This article describes how we came about with a void of software design skills in the programming world.
  • Chapter I: Resources and LocalizationFeb 01, 2008. In this chapter, you will learn all the necessary details for working with resources in ASP.NET applications and for creating international ASP.NET applications based on embedded resources and the integrated localization support.
  • Chapter 1: Hello LINQFeb 06, 2008. This is an exert from Joseph C. Rattz, Jr.'s book Pro LINQ. Here you learn how to use Linq in your application and also depicts the benefits of using Linq.
  • Generics in C# - Part IMar 28, 2008. In Part I of this series you will see the importance of generics, you will learn how to use generic types which in the System.Collections.Generic namespace and you will also learn how to create generic methods.
  • Data Validation Controls in ASP.NET 2.0Apr 11, 2008. In this article, you will learn about the support that ASP.NET provides to you for performing data validation.
  • Chapter I: Introducing WPFApr 22, 2008. This chapter provides you a brief knowledge about the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • The first pillar of object-oriented programming - EncapsulationMay 09, 2008. In this article we will start with Encapsulation, the first pillar of OOPS, you will learn the benefits of encapsulation and why to use it, you will learn how to enforce encapsulation by using (accessor and mutator) and by using properties.
  • Using Windows Forms Controls in WPFJun 20, 2008. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use existing Windows Forms controls in a WPF application. I have used Visual Studio 2008 to create this tutorial.
  • User Control in WPFJun 30, 2008. This article discusses how to create a User Control in XAML and WPF using Visual Studio 2008 and how to use it in a WPF application.
  • Animated Banners in XAMLJul 02, 2008. This article shows how to use animation related controls in XAML to create an animated banner with animations such as gradient colors, text rotation, and resize the banner text.
  • Creating Fancy Tooltips in WPFJul 14, 2008. Each control in WPF has a Tooltip property that can be accessed through XAML or code behind. This article shows how to create a fancy tooltip in XAML and WPF.
  • Transferring data from one ListBox to another in WPFJul 28, 2008. This article discusses how we can transfer items from one ListBox to another in WPF.
  • SoundPlayer in WPFJul 29, 2008. The code snippet in this article shows how to play sounds in WPF.
  • Menus in WPFJul 29, 2008. This tutorial shows you how to create and use a Menu control available in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).
  • Your first animations using XAML and Silverlight- Double animation: Part IIJul 30, 2008. In the previous article "Your first animations using xaml and silverlight - Color animation: Part I", we've exposed a technique of how to deal with color animation. In this article, I will do same thing but with a different animation. I mean the DoubleAnimation class this time.
  • Brushes in WPFJul 30, 2008. This article discusses types of brushes found in WPF and how to use them in your applications.
  • Drawing Shapes in WPF Jul 31, 2008. This article is an introduction to graphics programming in XAML and WPF. In this article, I discuss various graphics objects including lines, rectangles, ellipses, and paths and how to draw them using XAML and WPF.
  • Your first Animation using XAML and Silverlight - Point Animation class: Part IIIAug 04, 2008. This article is third part of the series of articles about animation using XAML and Silverlight.
  • Media Player in WPFAug 04, 2008. This tutorial shows you how to play and control media files in WPF and XAML using WPF Media controls.
  • Data Binding in WPFAug 05, 2008. In this article, I discuss how we can use ADO.NET DataSet to get data from a database and bind to a WPF ListBox control using data binding process in WPF.
  • Data Binding in WPF ControlsAug 11, 2008. This article shows how to add data binding support among controls in WPF.
  • Integrate WPF Control in your Excel SolutionsAug 11, 2008. In this article, I will show that it is possible to host a WPF control in a excel solution even that Visual studio and the .Net framework doesn’t provide us a way to host directly a given WPF control in an Excel application. To know how to realize such task, then follow this walkthrough.
  • Hosting a Windows Control in WPF ApplicationAug 12, 2008. In my previous article, I demonstrated how to host a WPF control within a windows application and in this tutorial, I will show how to host a windows form control within a WPF application.
  • Image Viewer in WPFAug 12, 2008. ImageViewer is an open source project written in WPF and C# that allows users to view images and manipulate them.
  • Host a WPF control in a windows applicationAug 12, 2008. In this walkthrough, I will demonstrate how to host a WPF control in a windows application.
  • Working with WPF Table using XAML - Part IAug 12, 2008. In this article, I will use WPF table in XAML format. This one defines a flexible grid area that contains rows and columns. At the contrast of the Grid object witch is defined in the System.Windows.Controls, the table object is defined in the System.Windows.Documents namespace.
  • How to Define and Configure a Grid Control Within a WPF Aplication Using XAML: Part IAug 13, 2008. In this article, I will try to make a representation of the Grid object witch is directly derived from the Panel abstract class and we can say that is a flexible area that contains rows and columns, it plays a role of container in a given WPF window.
  • WPF ProgressBar Aug 15, 2008. This tutorial shows you how to create and use a ProgressBar control available in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and XAML.
  • WPF SliderAug 18, 2008. This article shows how create and use a slider control using WPF and XAML.
  • How to Define and Configure a Grid Control Within a WPF Application Using C#: Part IIAug 18, 2008. In a previous article, we discovered how to define and configure a Grid control using XAML. In this second article I’ll demonstrate how to do the same task using the code behind, I mean using C#.

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