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  • Read Microsoft Access Database in C#Jan 01, 2000. How to connect and read data from a Microsoft Access (.mdb) database using ADO.NET and C#.
  • Shuffle Game for BeginnersJan 05, 2000. This code sample is a GDI+ shuffle game aimed for beginners. Attached zip file includes the exe and the Shuffle.cs file.
  • FileDownloader : Download files using HTTPJan 10, 2000. This application contains a Form and a Class module . From Form we create a thread which execute the procedure to handle the NET download. This application can be enhance to do more down load as in Download manager by creating more threads.
  • Use C# to write comments and documentationJan 12, 2000. Comments and Documentation is one of the most hated tasks by programmers. By using C# programmers can can automatically builds the documentation and comments in the code. This documentation is a XML file which is more or less self explanatory.
  • Read a file using C#Jan 15, 2000. This program just demonstrate the use of FileStream & StreamReader.
  • Creating and Using Custom Attributes in C#Feb 27, 2000. Attributes are classes that allow you to add additional information to elements of your class structure.
  • FileStream : Read or Write Data StreamsDec 13, 2000. FileStream class can be used to read/write data to a file with the help of StreamReader and StreamWriter classes.
  • Browse or Open a FileDec 15, 2000. This sample code show you how to use OpenFileDialog class to open or browse a file.
  • ColorDialog in C#Dec 21, 2000. A ColorDialog control is used to select a color from available colors and also define custom colors. This article demonstrates how to use a ColorDialog in Windows Forms and C#.
  • The Convert Class : Conversion Made Easy in .NETJan 08, 2001. The Convert class takes care of most of the data type conversions in .NET programming.
  • Calling a COM Component From C# (Late Binding)Jan 08, 2001. This code sample shows how to call a COM component in .NET framework using C#.
  • ProgressBar in C#Jan 10, 2001. Attached sample file shows how to use progress bar...
  • Using ListViews in C#Jan 18, 2001. As a Visual C++ user for 10 years I can say that Microsoft deserves praise for their new ListView class. The MFC ListView class was, well, unpleasant to use. C# makes life a bit easier with a richer property and method set for ListViews. Also, you can now, set the ListView to select an entire row in report mode, something that in Visual C++ you had to write a whole custom ListView control to do. Note also the nice grid lines.
  • Database Explorer : Part 2Jan 22, 2001. Attached is a C# program which is a enhanced version of the previous article on ADO.NET.
  • Get a database table propertiesJan 22, 2001. Get a table properties such as column names, types etc using DataColumn and DataTable.
  • ADO.NET Database Explorer with Query Analyzer : Part 3Jan 24, 2001. This is the part three of the Article Database Explorer. This parts adds some more and valuable functionality.
  • Timer in C#Jan 26, 2001. An article with sample project explains how to work with the Timer control in C# and .NET to write to a text file after few seconds.
  • FileSharing Server in C# and .NETFeb 01, 2001. The server acts as a File Sharing Server, it listens for multiple clients to connect to it. The Clients have a option to either Download any of the Files available with the server for download.
  • Implementing Delegates in C#Feb 04, 2001. The Zip file contains two projects. One is VB.Net and the other is C#. Each project is an example of the same use of a delegate. A base class is derived and the delegate calls a method on several classes derived from the base class.
  • ADODataReader- Writing DataSets to XMLFeb 04, 2001. This file uses ADODataReader and other objects to write DataSets to XML and filling data from the XML files.
  • Directory Picker in C#Feb 07, 2001. A directory tree control let you select files or directories from any file structure on your computer system.
  • Boxing and UnboxingFeb 21, 2001. Boxing and Unboxing are fairly new terms introduced in C#. Author explains some concept of them.
  • Copying and Pasting on Clipboard using C#Feb 23, 2001. If you use CTRL+C, some data or files are copied to a system clipboard and stored in system memory and when you use CTRL+V, the data is copied back to wherever you paste it. The Clipboard class provides functionality to place and retrieve data from the system clipboard. Usually
  • Reflection in .NETFeb 26, 2001. Refelction is the mechanism of discovering class information solely at run time. Wondering where it would be useful?
  • Deploying Programs in C#Mar 08, 2001. Deploying projects in Visual Studio.NET is fairly straightfoward. Most of the process is automated for you through some convenient wizards so it doesn't require much effort.
  • Testing .Net Components Using NUnitMar 08, 2001. Write unit tests before starting development". Writing test allows me to see immediate results of every code change.
  • Write Relational Data to an XML FileMar 15, 2001. This article shows you how you can write data from a database to an XML file using DataSet.
  • Mail Merge ProgramMar 16, 2001. This is a simple mail merge program. This program reads from 3 different text files (by default) and merge all the info to produce mail documents.
  • Mail Merge Program - Part 2Mar 21, 2001. This is a simple mail merge program (Part 2). This program reads from the access database (by default) from a specified table.
  • Simple Web File DownloadMar 23, 2001. This is a simple program that shows how to download files from the web and save them. The program uses the HttpWebRequest and HttpWebResponse classes to request and retrieve the requested file.
  • Write XML in C#Mar 27, 2001. In this article, I will show you how to use XmlTextWriter class to create an XML document and write data to the document.
  • Reading XML FilesMar 28, 2001. In this article, I will show you how to use the XmlTextReader class to read an XML document and write data to the console.
  • Writing Secure Code using C#Apr 06, 2001. Code access security is a mechanism that grants/denies access to resources within a method call. For example, code written by a person may be allowed to write to the disk while code from another one may be forbidden from accessing the disk. This control can be enforced even if the code written by both of them is used within a single application
  • Compilation and Runtime Execution of a C-Sharp ProgramApr 10, 2001. C-Sharp (C#) is a strongly typed object-oriented programming language designed to give optimum composition of simplicity, expressiveness and performance.
  • File Merger and Splitter in C#Apr 10, 2001. This program can break up a large file into several files AND merge those files back into one single large file.
  • 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.
  • Connecting to a Text file using ADO.NET Apr 20, 2001. A simple step by step tutorial shows you how to connect to a text file using ADO.NET and C#..
  • Reading XML File using XmlDocumentApr 26, 2001. In this article Reading XML File using XmlDocument.
  • Defining Custom Entry PointsApr 30, 2001. In this article i am going to demonstrate how we can manipulate the IL code to change the behaviour of how the .NET programme executes.
  • Find Files in C#May 01, 2001. I have developed a small application in c#, which helps in searching u'r hard disk for files of the desired extention.
  • .NET framework comparison with Java ArchitectureMay 08, 2001. This article outlines Microsoft's proposed standardization of .NET framework in ECMA forum as CLI (Common Language Infrastructure), but the Microsoft documentation refer this as CLR (Common Language Runtime).
  • Wireless Model : How Does It Work?May 09, 2001. The browser sends an HTTP request to the Web server, which interprets the request and determines which resources to retrieve or execute. If the URL specifies a file, then the server sends it back.
  • Word Pad in C#May 11, 2001. This application explores the Rich Text control in C#,its properties and methods. Explains the usage of common dialog boxes File open, File save and Font dialog box.
  • Serializing Objects in C#May 14, 2001. In simple words serialization is a process of storing the object instance to a disk file. Serialization stores state of the object i.e. member variable values to disk. Deserialization is reverse of serialization.
  • FTP Explorer in C#May 21, 2001. I have developed a GUI based FTP client application. This takes connection information and populates folder and files in treeview and listview respectively.
  • Mobile Fun with XMLMay 24, 2001. Here is something really wonderful in Mobile field .This example is for authenticating the Mobile Users against his settings stored in XML file. This is really good where all the ease of XML is applied. Function open the XML file and particular node data validate it against user inputs and do the specified.
  • Graphics Animator in C#May 26, 2001. This program will generate a html page with animated gif. You just need at least 2 gifs and use the program to set the time to display each image.
  • Image Viewer in C#Jun 07, 2001. ImageViewer lets you to view images of types bmp, gif, jpeg, ico, wmf, emf. It also allows you to convert images to bmp, gif and jpeg formats. This application illustrates the usage of PictureBox class, Bitmap class etc.
  • C# and its FeaturesJun 09, 2001. C# is a modern, type safe programming language, object oriented language that enables programmers to quickly and easily build solutions for the Microsoft .NET platform.
  • Exception HandlingJun 12, 2001. Exceptions in C# provide a structured, and type-safe way of handling both system level and application level error conditions. The exception mechanism in C# is very similar to that of C++, with a few important differences.
  • Virchk.cs: A C# file Scan Utility for Generating MD5 Signature FootprintsJun 13, 2001. Virchk.cs is a file scanner utility, which traverses the files in a directory and all it's sub directories, to generate a MD5 hash signature footprint of the targeted extensions file.
  • Exception HandlingJul 21, 2001. Exceptions in C# provide a structured, and type-safe way of handling both system level and application level error conditions. The exception mechanism in C# is very similar to that of C++, with a few important differences.
  • PDF File GeneratorJul 26, 2001. PDF documents are the now a days is standard in Documents Exchange over the internet,as these documents are more or less platform independent and can be viewed on virtually any platform without any formatting or changes in the file structure.
  • Generating XML from SQL databaseJul 30, 2001. Some Days Back i posted the article dealing XML as a Middle tier but i guess the People didn't get the clear funda.
  • Using WebRequest and WebResponse classesJul 31, 2001. Downloading and uploading data from the web has been a very common programming practice these days.
  • Compute Feature of DataTableAug 01, 2001. The following code is for implementing least known feature of DataTable Compute() method.
  • Text Reader and Text Writer in C#Aug 03, 2001. A detailed tutorial and C# types such as Value and Reference types with sample examples.
  • Message Box BuilderAug 14, 2001. This program will help you using MessageBox Class. Program generates code from what you choose.
  • Boxing and Unboxing in C#Aug 20, 2001. Boxing and unboxing is a essential concept in C#'s type system. With Boxing and unboxing one can link between value-types and reference-types by allowing any value of a value-type to be converted to and from type object.
  • Super String in C#Aug 20, 2001. Today I realized that I miss those Visual Basic/Visual C++ type operators. You know the ones: Left, Mid, Right.
  • Simplest way to Create and Deploy Web ServicesAug 20, 2001. This article explains how to create and deploy a simple Web Service.
  • MP3 IndexerAug 20, 2001. Mp3Indexer searches for existing Mp3 files on a given path, and generates a report in XML/XSL.
  • Web Services between .NET, Java and MS SOAP Toolkit: Part 2Aug 24, 2001. This second article in this series dedicated to Web services comes as a sequel to the first one in which I started to tell you how you could build different kind of clients and services using MS SOAP Toolkit, Apache SOAP for Java and .NET Framework.
  • Interface Components Interoperability Aug 27, 2001. The fundamental concept behind both COM and DCOM is the interface. An interface is an agreement between a client and an object about how they will communicate with each other.
  • File Info on Mobile Aug 30, 2001. Here is an example of Accessing the Information in a File to be given to Mobile User.
  • Advertising on MobileAug 30, 2001. Finally,its possible to advertise on your mobile phones. Mobiles toolkit provides an add rotator control very similiar to the ad rotator control for the Web. This control will disply the Advertisement in the random manner picking from the XML File.
  • Number to Currency ConvertorSep 03, 2001. The attached Num2Cur.cs file converts number to currency up to 999,999,999,999.9999 i.e (999 billion).
  • Live News feed For Mobile SiteSep 05, 2001. Current News are read from a text file, which is being updated regularly after certain interval time.
  • Skinned Mesh Viewer v2.2Sep 11, 2001. A Windows forms application allows you to load a Direct-X file and view its hierarchy structure.
  • Using Attributes in C#Sep 14, 2001. This article shows how to create custom attribute classes, use them in code, and query them.
  • IComparable: Under the HoodSep 21, 2001. We now calling Array.Sort() on C# Types such as int, char, string will automatically do sorting based on that type.
  • Is there any need to Boxing and UnboxingSep 21, 2001. With Boxing and unboxing one can link between value-types and reference-types by allowing any value of a value-type to be converted to and from type object. Boxing and unboxing enables a unified view of the type system wherein a value of any type can ultimately be treated as an object.
  • GUI Based Opinion PollSep 26, 2001. This is a article on how to create a opinion poll in C#. It creates a Text file on your c drive storing the voting parameters in it.
  • Image Shuffler Game in C#Oct 01, 2001. This game asks for a Image file to be Opened When the file is opened and shuffle button is clicked the image will be Shuffled ie rotated clockwise the task is rearrange the image in the Correct order using the button provided.
  • Uploading and Downloading Web FilesOct 05, 2001. This program is for beginner, shows how to use web client class to Download and upload file from the Internet and how to save them to disk. Download or upload file can be done using Method DownLoad Or UpLoad.
  • File Uploading using XMLOct 09, 2001. This application is in ASP.NET which will allow you to upload images to an XML file which serves as the database for the uploaded files.
  • Enhance Batch File Functionality With C# Application : Part IOct 12, 2001. Batch (.bat or .cmd) file has its rich set of commands and processing directives.
  • Encapsulation in C#Oct 12, 2001. In Object Oriented programming Encapsulation is the first pace. Encapsulation is the procedure of covering up of data and functions into a single unit (called class).
  • TextReader and TextWriter in C#Oct 16, 2001. This article covers the information of how to read or write (Unicode) character based data through TextReader and TextWriter.
  • Understanding Structures in C#Oct 23, 2001. A structure in C# is simply a composite data type consisting of a number elements of other types.
  • Pointers in C#Oct 25, 2001. C# also supports pointers in a limited extent. A pointer is nothing but a variable that holds the memory address of another type. But in C# pointer can only be declared to hold the memory address of value types and arrays.
  • Enumerators in C#Oct 25, 2001. An enumeration (enum) is a special form of value type, which inherits from System.Enum and supplies alternate names for the values of an underlying primitive type.
  • Exploring delegates in C#Oct 30, 2001. Delegates are a kind of type safe function pointers which are actually declared as class derived from System.MulticastDelegate.
  • Mapping Objects to Relational DatabasesNov 01, 2001. The application generates C# Class files for each table in a relational database. I have used Mysql and ODBC.NET for this project. The application only supports MySQL right now.
  • Implementing Stacks in C#Nov 06, 2001. With the help of C# we can also implement ADT (Abstract Data Types) with little effort. An example of ADT is a simple stack of integers.
  • Network Programming in C# - Part 2Nov 12, 2001. This is the second part of the series of articles about the network programming with C#.
  • Creating and Using ResourcesNov 16, 2001. In this article, I will give you a small example of how to add and use resources.
  • Creating a User Control: .NET Toggle ControlNov 16, 2001. This is a C# User Control which re-creates the toggle used by XML, HTML, etc. files in the .NET Developer Studio. Just compile the control and drag it onto a form from the Windows Form Toolbox.
  • Exceptions and Exception StackNov 16, 2001. The purpose of this tutorial is to explain firstly how you would go about creating your own set of exceptions to trap error conditions that could occur in your code or library, for your own benefit or for the benefit of another developer using your library. The second lesson is on how the C# exception stack works, and how you can use it to catch all types of exceptions.
  • How to create a "ComboBox button" in a toolbar in .NETNov 20, 2001. You can actually put a ComboBox in your toolbar by just dragging a ComboBox from the toolbox onto the toolbar but if you want the ComboBox to be one of the toolbar buttons, you are out of luck using the regular old ComboBox. One way around this is to use the DropDownMenu style of a ToolbarButton to create a pseudo-ComboBox.
  • Monitoring File System using FileSystemWatcher Class - Part 2Nov 26, 2001. In Part 1, we have seen how to use FileSystemWatcher class. Today I' m giving an example to monitor your file system.
  • How To Open and Read an Excel Spreadsheet into a ListView in .NETNov 26, 2001. The Interoperability services make it very easy to work with COM Capable Applications such as Word and Excel.
  • Monitoring File System using FileSystemWatcher Class - Part 1Nov 27, 2001. In this article, I am explaining you how to use FileSystemWatcher class. In part 2, a sample application, which helps you to monitor a specified directory.
  • Creating a Custom Data AdapterDec 03, 2001. A good programmer needs to know how to work with ADO.NET DataAdapters at the code level.
  • Type Conversions in c#Dec 04, 2001. Type conversion is a process of converting one type into another. Using C# type conversion techniques, not only you can convert data types, you can also convert object types.
  • Working With Data TypesJan 02, 2002. Explains data types in C# and how to work with them.
  • FTP Explorer in C#(Beta 2)Jan 10, 2002. FTP Explorer is a MDI application that can explore FTP server. This application takes FTP connection information and populates folder and files in treeview and listview respectively.
  • FTP Explorer in C#: Beta 2Jan 10, 2002. FTP Explorer is a MDI application that can explore FTP server. This application takes FTP connection information and populates folder and files in treeview and listview respectively.
  • Custom FileDialogJan 18, 2002. The purpose of this article is to give a simple example showing how easy it is to create a custom FolderDialog.
  • Interrogating Systems with WMIJan 18, 2002. WMI allows you to retrieve information such as hardware types, software installed and much much more.

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