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  • Get IP Address of a HostDec 03, 2000. The .Net DNS class can be used to get a host name or an IP of a given host name. To use DNS class in your project, you need to include System.Net
  • Drag and Drop RevisitedMar 13, 2001. I've had a couple inquiries on how to do drag and drop in .NET again, so I've put together a simple app for dragging text from a TreeView to a TreeView and a TreeView to a ListBox.
  • TCP/IPLib SampleJun 22, 2001. This compopnent contains both a TCP/IP server and client. TcpIpClient inherits from System.Net.Sockets.TCPClient and is very straight forward. After construction, specifying the host and port, a network connection is established by calling Connect(). Internally, upon a successful connection, the client receives a TcpIpPacket, which contains a unique cookie that is used in any subsequent transactions.
  • Stock TrackerJul 18, 2001. This program is a utility to track stock quotes for multiple symbols.
  • Doppler RadarSep 14, 2001. This is an app that will display the current doppler radar picture for any given zip code.
  • Share Information between C# and VBScript with RegistryOct 06, 2001. VBScript is widely used to write automation and system scripts. It is more powerful within Windows Script Host (WSH).
  • Overview of Automated TranscationsJan 04, 2002. Two or more .NET Framework objects can participate in the same transaction. One or more .NET Framework objects can participate in the same transaction as one or more COM+ objects. All objects must be hosted in Microsoft Windows 2K Component Services so as to receive services such as transaction processing.
  • Remoting Calls RecommendationsSep 19, 2002. The goal of this article is not to describe remoting technology in details. It is more focused at the practical design and implementation mistakes during development process concerning garbage collection and performance.
  • Remoting Calls RecommendationSep 19, 2002. The goal of this article is not to describe remoting technology in details. It is more focused at the practical design and implementation mistakes development process concerning garbage collection and performance.
  • Remote Objects in C#: Part IIMar 12, 2003. This article shows how to create a remote server and MDI window Remote Client using remote object.
  • Remote Objects: Part IIMar 12, 2003. This article shows how to create a remote server and MDI window Remote Client using remote object. The remote server can be used as Auction Server and Real Time Data and News Server.
  • Remote Objects: Part IMar 12, 2003. This demo shows how to create the remote objects with callback functions and use them in the window host.
  • Remote Objects:Part IMar 12, 2003. This demo shows how to create the remote objects with callback functions and use them in the window host.
  • Creating Extensible and Flexible Hosted Applications: Part 1Apr 02, 2003. Moving from procedural programming languages such as ASP and Visual Basic to .NET object-oriented languages enables programmers to build systems that are highly extensible and flexible.
  • FTP Client Utility Apr 04, 2003. This is an FTP Client Utility to transfer Files and directories between hosts. It provides the casic FTP features and also some advanced features like uploading directories with the subdirectories and deleting directories with the subdirectories.
  • Creating Extensible and Flexible Hosted Applications: Part 2Apr 22, 2003. For this article I will use the same requirements and goals defined in part 1.
  • EggTimer in C#Aug 26, 2003. This simple timer app will count down from whatever value is set in the textbox.
  • Automatically Break into Code When Calling Debug.AssertDec 22, 2003. This sample creates a dll that once referenced by your ASP.Net or Web Service app, just adding a small block of xml into your web.config file will cause the debugger to automatically break into your code.
  • Reading and Display Source of Web PagesDec 30, 2003. This sample project is made to help ASP.NET developers. This projects highlights how to add HTML page inside your ASP.NET page which is hosted on same or different webserver. This page can still run on that server and only output is included in the ASP.NET page.
  • Working with Remote Objects in C#Jan 26, 2004. This article shows how to create a remote server and MDI window Remote Client using remote object. The remote server can be used as Auction Server and Real Time Data and Information Server.
  • Host Integration Server 2000 : An OverviewFeb 24, 2004. This white paper highlights some of the features offered by Microsoft's Host Integration Server 2000. This white paper also gives an overview of key benefits and features in Host Integration Server 2000.
  • Content Management and Collaboration using SPS 2003May 16, 2005. This article would be providing a brief introduction about the role which Share Point Portal Server is going to play in coming future.
  • Tip Of the Day DialogJun 30, 2005. This is a Tip of the Day Dialog for C# and .NET that gives users of your application a tip each time they launch your app.
  • Creating a Dynamic Configuration Dialog in C# and .NETJul 10, 2005. This article will show you how to create a configuration dialog that builds itself from the existing application configuration name-value pairs contained in the appSettings of the app.config file.
  • Windows Forms 2.0 ActiveDocumentHost ControlNov 10, 2005. The ActiveDocumentHost control provides the ability to host OLE Documents within your application. This enables you to create applications that allow in-place editing of documents such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Building Windows Longhorn Applications using Visual Studio codename WhidbeyNov 15, 2005. The preview version of the next version of Visual Studio 2003 is called Visual Studio codename Whidbey. Visual Studio Whidbey has a support for building applications for Windows codename Longhorn, which is a new addition to the Windows operating systems series and successor of Windows XP.
  • 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.
  • Introduction to new SECS/GEM driver using SecsToTool.NetJan 06, 2006. SecsToTool.Net is a connectivity solution for the semiconductor equipment that support SECS/GEM communication interface. The SecsToTool.Net SECS/GEM driver SDK is designed to provide a high level method call/reply and event driven environment for your host application (or what we normally called Cell Controller/Station Controller/Equipment Manager) to communicate with equipment.
  • A Glance at Web Application SecurityMar 07, 2006. Web application security involves implementing protective measures against potential threats, malicious or unintentional, that exploit exposed vulnerabilities. Security is best implemented using the defence-in-depth technique by applying protective measures at network, host, and web application levels. This article will focus on security at the application level by exploring IIS and ASP.net authentication, authorization and secure communication.
  • Reporting Hierarchical Recursive Data with MS Reporting Services using C#Jun 15, 2006. An article to demonstrate Reporting of Hierarchical Recursive Data hosted with Smart Client using MS Reporting Services.
  • Applied MS Reporting Services 2005 101 using Smart ClientAug 25, 2006. An applied approach to get you started with MS Reporting Services using Smart Client host.
  • Leveraging The .NET Framework Inside An MFC ApplicationDec 21, 2006. This article describes the first steps in taking an existing umanaged MFC Application and integrating the .NET Framework into it. It will also demonstrate to you how to bring up a Windows Form inside your MFC App.
  • Periodic Reminder App for the Windows TaskbarJan 17, 2007. This article features an application that allows you to set up a periodic reminder in your windows task bar. The application will show a balloon message periodically and optionally will produce a reminder beep.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Windows Communication Foundation's hosting environmentMay 07, 2007. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) applications need to have a runtime environment for the management of its object's lifecycle. The host process models allows is a new concept in WCF referring to WCF hosting environment which can have several services, and the same service can be hosted in several host processes.
  • Multi-threaded Asynchronous Programming in C#... Event-Driven Architecture. Part IV.May 14, 2007. This is a continuation of a set of articles on Asynchronous multi-threaded development using C#. In this article we'll cover the basics of building an event-driven architecture which will be a basis for most multi-threaded apps. Also we'll cover async read/write operations on a file.
  • Knowing When to Leave Your Programming Job - Part IJun 21, 2007. This article is the first part in a series to guide you in deciding when it's best to leave your Programming Job. Part I addresses a host of myths that are associated with staying at a dead-end job, and how to combat them.
  • Scheduled WebService call using Windows ServiceJun 21, 2007. This Windows Service will call the web service at the Time mentioned in the App.config file. The Schedules can be made Monthly, Weekly and Daily (To be Set in the App.config file).
  • Host a combo box column within a DataGridView control Feb 26, 2008. In this article I willl show how to host a data grid view combo box column within a data grid view control.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intoduction to Biztalk Server 2006Nov 01, 2008. This article describes What is Biztalk server and explains a little about Message Engine and message lifecycle inside the Biztalk server.
  • Host an OCX control within a .Net windows application-.Net and COM part IVNov 03, 2008. In this article I will explain how to host an OCX control within a .Net application.
  • SharePoint Quick Start FAQ: Part IIJan 14, 2009. In the previous session of SharePoint article we had discussed about the basics of SharePoint. In this session we will - create site / site collection, understand the ready made functional reusable modules, learn how we can display a simple page and later apply master pages of SharePoint, host a Inline code and behind code page in SharePoint, understand the concept of features and understand step by step how to enable / disable a feature, how do display a feature in Admin.
  • Manage your business visits and private appointments in a single mobile appFeb 04, 2009. In this article i will create controls which are part of Resco MobileForms Toolkit.
  • Developing Finger-Touch Enabled Mobile ApplicationMar 04, 2009. This article presents how easy it is to develop graphically attractive and fully functional app for CRM solutions.
  • WCF and SilverLight With Cross Domain IsssueApr 15, 2009. This tutorial will expalin how to consume WCF in SilverLight, solve a Cross Domain issue and host a WCF service in IIS.
  • Changing the DNS or URL (host header) in SharePoint 2007 SiteMay 05, 2009. In this article we will see how to map the sharepoint site with public IP using Alternate Access Mappings.
  • Various Options in Hosting of WCF ServicesJul 13, 2009. This article is targeted to very new WCF developer. This will explain different Hosting options.
  • WM apps: graphically as attractive as iPhone apps, plus full of functionalityAug 28, 2009. Can Windows Mobile apps be graphically as attractive as the ones for iPhone, while bringing rich functionality? Let’s see what opportunities we have and how much can be achieved.
  • How to Quickly Build Attractive Mobile UI in VSDec 01, 2009. Every developer wishes his application was not only efficient but also attractive, full of beautiful graphical elements and easy to operate. It is definitely one of the most important factors deciding whether the app will be commercially successful or not.
  • Step by Step walkthrough to host WCF service in Windows AzureDec 16, 2009. This article will give step by step walkthrough of hosting a WCF service in windows azure.
  • Step by Step walkthrough to create first application hosted in Windows AzureDec 16, 2009. This article will give step by step walkthrough of creating first application hosted in Windows azure.
  • Access Values from App.Config in WPFJan 05, 2010. In this article we will see how we can access a value from App.Config in WPF Application.
  • How to build barcode asset tracking mobile app Jan 11, 2010. In this article, I will demonstrate how to create a simple application using Microsoft Visual Studio and Resco MobileForms Toolkit.
  • How to create proxy server between application and remote hostFeb 22, 2010. This article will show how to create proxy-like server that will stand between application (client) and its remote server using asynchronous sockets.
  • Hosting and Debugging Silverlight in Windows AzureMar 15, 2010. This article will give a pictorial representation of how a Silverlight application can be hosted and debugged on local development fabric of Windows azure.
  • Static Resources in Silverlight class libraryApr 26, 2010. In this article we will see how to have styles in Silverlight class library.
  • Update app.config key value at run time in WPFMay 06, 2010. In this article I am going to show how we can update a key value in app.config file in WPF. For this add reference of System.Configuration in your application.
  • Self Hosted WCF REST Service or Hosting WCF REST Service in Console ApplicationJun 01, 2010. n this article, I will show you How to create a REST based service, How to host a REST,based service in Console application and How to consume a REST Service at client.
  • Enabling Help Page for REST Service in WCF 4.0Jun 07, 2010. In this article, I will show you How to create a REST based service, How to host a REST based service in Console application, and How to enable Help page for REST Service.
  • Hosting WCF Service With NetTcpBinding in Windows ServiceJun 18, 2010. This article will explain How to create a WCF service with netTcpBinding, How to host the WCF service in Windows service ,How to start windows service and How to consume the service.
  • Using Silverlight in XNAJun 18, 2010. In this article im going to show you how you can host Silverlight in your game.
  • Creating WCF Data Service from scratch and Hosting in Console ApplicationJun 23, 2010. In this article, I will show how to WCF Service can be created from the scratch and how WCF Service can be hosted in Console Application.
  • Build a Mobile Application in just 4 MinutesJul 01, 2010. Would you believe that a functional mobile app can be designed and build before you finish a cup of coffee? Probably not. But I would like to convince you that the reverse is true. Read on to find out the details.
  • Implementing a Basic Hello World WCF ServiceJul 09, 2010. In this article, we will manually implement a basic WCF service from scratch, step by step with clear instructions and precise screen snapshots. You will have a thorough understanding of what WCF is under the hood through this article. Visual Studio 2010 under Windows 7 will be used for all screenshots of this article.
  • Hosting WCF service in Windows Azure and consuming in Window 7 phone appJul 15, 2010. This article will give step by step walkthrough of hosting a WCF service in windows azure and then consuming that in windows7 phone application.
  • Knowing When to Leave Your Programming Job - Part IJul 16, 2010. This article is the first part in a series to guide you in deciding when it's best to leave your Programming Job. Part I addresses a host of myths that are associated with staying at a dead-end job, and how to combat them.
  • WebServiceHost: Hosting a WCF REST Service Aug 10, 2010. In this article, I will explain what is WebServiceHost Factory class, its function, use and one sample on hosting WCF REST Service using WebServiceHost.
  • Building your first Windows Phone 7 Application Using XNA 4.0Aug 16, 2010. This article will be all about building a Windows Phone 7 App using XNA 4.0.
  • Hosting WCF in SharePoint 2010Aug 18, 2010. In this article, I will walkthrough and highlight the important aspects of the SharePoint 2010 support for custom WCF services.
  • Build Dynamics CRM mobile Apps That Work on WM, TabletPC, iPhone or iPadSep 02, 2010. Resco MobileCRM Studio is a developer platform that assists in the development of mobile applications which are used as extensions to Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • WCF 4.0 Service Consumed in Silverlight 4.0 with Cross DomainSep 08, 2010. This article will explain how to call WCF 4.0 service hosted in IIS 7.5 in a Silverlight application.
  • Walkthrough on reating WCF 4.0 Service and Hosting in IIS 7.5Sep 08, 2010. This article will give step by step walkthrough on how to create a basic WCF 4.0 Service, how to host WCF Service in IIS 7.5 and hot to test service in a client.
  • TextPad Application in C#Sep 27, 2010. In this article you will learn how to use TextPad Application in C#.
  • Strategy Design PatternOct 25, 2010. The Strategy pattern involves separating an algorithm from its host class and putting it in a separate class. When there are multiple strategies available for an algorithm, for a given problem it is always better to separate them in to different objects.
  • Design a Simple Windows Phone 7 appNov 01, 2010. Learn how to build a typical List/Detail application for Windows Phone 7.
  • Hosting WCF Service inside IISNov 12, 2010. Windows Communication Foundation(WCF) takes many existing communication technologies, such as Web Services, Windows Remoting, Microsoft Message Queuing, and abstracts them into a single technology. In most cases, this simplifies the way you communicate with other applications.
  • How to Create and Host WCF Service Inside SharePoint 2010Nov 16, 2010. In this article we will see how to create and host a WCF Service inside SharePoint 2010.
  • Understanding and Using MVVM Light in Silverlight and Blend - Part INov 20, 2010. MVVM is an architecture that helps you design Silverlight apps right. If you want to simplify your move to MVVM then take a look at MVVM Light. This article is introduction to the MVVM Light Toolkit and how you can start to take advantage of its rich feature set
  • Host Silverlight in ASP.NETNov 22, 2010. This article describes how to host and integrate Silverlight projects and files in ASP.NET application.
  • Hooking into your Google Apps With the RSSBus Google Data ProviderDec 01, 2010. This is a review of a component called the RSSBus Google Data Provider which allows you to access the Google API through a Sql Data Provider. This provider opens up the entire Google Application Suite to the .NET developer through familiar ADO.NET tools and classes.
  • Programming with App Bar and Jot Control in Windows Phone 7Dec 07, 2010. The ApplicationBar serves the same role as a menu or toolbar that you might find in a conventional Windows program and Jot displays finger input using a class named InkPresenter, which originated with tablet interfaces.
  • Model View Presenter Pattern Implementation in ASP.NETDec 08, 2010. In this tutorial, I will show you how to implement MVP in a web app as well as a windows app. Another important aspect of MVP patterns is to do unit tests of your whole interface as well as business layer.
  • Creating, Hosting and Consuming WCF Service with WCF Service Library Project TemplateDec 27, 2010. In this article we will walk through creation of a WCF Service by choosing the WCF Service Library project template.
  • WPF DataGrid StyleJan 01, 2011. The DataGrid control provides a flexible way to display a collection of data in rows and columns. The DataGrid includes built-in column types and a template column for hosting custom content. The built-in row type includes a drop-down details section that you can use to display additional content below the cell values.
  • Performance of Windows Phone 7 ApplicationsJan 05, 2011. This article discusses various ways to improve the performance of WP7 apps.
  • Adding Child Controls to a ComboBox Items in Silverlight using C#Jan 08, 2011. This article demonstrates how to host various child controls within a ComboBox control in Silverlight.
  • Adding Child Controls to a Silverlight ListBoxJan 10, 2011. This article demonstrates how to host various child controls within a ListBox control in Silverlight using C#.
  • Charting on Fire with Visifire Charting Library for WP7Jan 12, 2011. The latest platform, the Windows 7 Phone (WP7) allows you to create some visually stunning apps in Silverlight. If you are going to add any charting to your application, you probably want to take a look at Visifire's Silverlight charting components for the phone. This review tells you why.
  • WP7 - License to Print Money (Creating an App for the Windows Phone Marketplace)Feb 07, 2011. Windows 7 Phone has hit the marketplace with a splash and with it applications emerging every day. As a Silverlight developer myself, I have gone through the process of submitting a dice game to the Zune Marketplace. This article shares my experience and advice on creating and submitting your first Windows Phone app.
  • Compression of XML file, FTP upload and SQL Server SqlBulkInsertFeb 08, 2011. This article describes one approach to upload data from a backend database to a frontend SQL database hosted on a web server using FtpWebRequest, GZipStream and SqlBulkInsert classes in .NET.
  • Understanding Windows Azure ApplicationFeb 11, 2011. An application designed and developed to be as hosted service for windows azure consist of Managed Code and XML file for configuration.
  • Use the Force - Creating Salesforce Apps with RSSBus and SyncfusionFeb 20, 2011. Salesforce.com allows your sales team to track customers and prospects to help manage selling your products and services. With the help of RSSBus and Syncfusion, you can tap into the Salesforce.com API and take control of the data for your sales accounts. This review delves into the features of RSSBus and Syncfusion that help you get there.
  • Service Applications in SharePoint 2010Feb 28, 2011. In this article I am describing one of the new Service applications in SharePoint 2010. In SharePoint 2010 there is an architectural change from SharePoint 2007 with the new concept called "Service Applications". I am sharing with you the details about which services should run in WFE and application servers.
  • How to develop mobile business applicationsMar 02, 2011. We will show you how you can create professional and modern looking mobile business clients.
  • 6 Reasons to become an ASP.NET ProgrammerMar 02, 2011. Here I give you 6 reasons to become an ASP.NET Programmer.
  • Hosting ASP.Net Application in New Silverlight based Azure PortalMar 21, 2011. The purpose of this article is to walk through how to host an ASP.Net application in the new Azure Portal.

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