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  • New Modifiers in C#Jan 26, 2001. If you come from a C++ or Java background to C# then you will of course notice some strange keywords introduced to this new language, especially the "new" and "override" modifiers.
  • Chat Server and Client in C# Using Remoting TechnologyFeb 16, 2001. This application is a simple Chat server and Client, which is conversion of Java RMI chat server and client. The Java client was a Applet and present application client in Windows Forms.
  • Chat Server and Client in C# Using Remoting TechnolgyFeb 16, 2001. The application is a simple Chat server and Client, which is conversion of Java RMI chat server and client. The Java client was a Applet and present application client in WinForm.
  • Sticky NotepadMar 05, 2001. I wanted to experiment with writing a program that would run from the "System Tray" of window (that's where you have the date displayed...) since that's not possible with pure Java.
  • Serialization Sample CodeMar 13, 2001. A class on serialization.
  • Introduction to SOAPMar 22, 2001. Since the release I have been fascinated with this thing called SOAP, This bubbly new protocol backed by the power of XML is certainly going to make waves in the world of distributed computing. The first thing which comes into our mind is “Why the heck we didn’t think of this before?
  • Assemblies : The Ins and Out : Part IApr 13, 2001. In Part 1, I will cover what exactly an assembly is, and what an assembly contains.
  • Assemblies : The Ins and Out : Part IIApr 16, 2001. In this part, I will discuss both Private and Shared assemblies and how to create a "Shared Assembly".
  • Assemblies : The Ins and Out : Part IIIApr 20, 2001. In this part I will discuss in more detail than Part 2, the available utilities for manipulating assemblies.
  • .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).
  • Line numbering utility in C# and JavaMay 08, 2001. After reading this article Java programmers should be able to decipher and de-jargonize the .NET architecture and relate it with the proposed ECMA standard.
  • Line Numbering Utility in C# and JavaMay 08, 2001. This is the first of the series of programs I wish to write to help myself get a handle on C#.
  • 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.
  • Will Java and .Net Framework Co-exist?May 15, 2001. The article begins by briefly probing what constitutes the Java platform and .NET framework.
  • Control Statemenats - Part 1Jun 01, 2001. This lesson shows how to use c# control statements, and the difference between these controls in C++/ JAVA and c#. Sample includes single selection, if-else, and multi case ..
  • Net DDE to DOTNET RemotingJul 02, 2001. This article travel through time to trace the genesis of Dot Net Remoting right from RPC to RMI till SOAP.
  • Calling Java Program from C#Jul 18, 2001. This article shows you how to call a Java program from C#.
  • Printing out your W2 Form using C# and .NETAug 07, 2001. This article covers a fairly practical aspect of using a computer - dealing with forms.
  • Printing out your W2 Form using C# and .NETAug 07, 2001. This article covers a fairly practical aspect of using a computer - dealing with forms. The concepts in this article can be used to create any Form Application so that you can design forms that you can Fill Out, Open, Save, Print and Print Preview.
  • Web Services between .NET, Java and MS SOAP Toolkit: Part IAug 24, 2001. WinGhost 2.0 application allows you to show and hide applications running on your machine. I find this program useful at my work as I do lot of programming at any given time I can have a bunch windows open. I use it normally to hide just my windows I don't access that often.
  • Web Service Between .NET, Java and MS SOAP Toolkit - Part IIAug 24, 2001. 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.
  • 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.
  • Web Services Between .NET, Java, and MS SOAP toolkitAug 24, 2001. This article will try to explain the how you can build web services and/or clients with any of the three languages: .NET, MS SOAP Toolkit and Java. But the real point of the article is to show you how you can build clients for web services from any of above-mentioned languages.
  • Exception Handling in C#Jan 03, 2002. In C# Exception is a class in the system namespace. An object of an exception is that describe the exceptional conditions occur in a code That means, we are catching an exception, creating an object of it, and then throwing it. C# supports exceptions in a very much the same way as Java and C++.
  • Printing Invoices using C# and .NETMar 18, 2002. This program can stand improvements but it will get you started in creating an invoice and printing it to the printer.
  • Function Overriding and Its Impact During Object InitializationMar 25, 2002. Different languages have different ways to initialize an object. C# and Java both have almost similar ways to initialize an object with few subtle differences.
  • .NET Remoting: The Interface ApproachMar 26, 2002. .NET Remoting provides a powerful and high performance way of working with remote objects. Architecturally, .NET Remote objects are a perfect fit for accessing resources across the network without the overhead posed by SOAP based Web services. .NET Remoting is easier to use than Java's RMI, but definitely more difficult than creating a WebService. In this article, we will create a remote object, and access this object using the Interface.
  • Comparison of C# with Java: A Developer PerspectiveMay 29, 2002. The .NET is a language and operating system (on Windows as of now) independent platform pretty similar to Java.
  • Validation Server Controls in Web FormsAug 05, 2002. When working with Web applications, developers need to write two separate codes using Java Script and VB Script to validate user inputs.In this article we are going to see, how we can reduce the programmers effort on coding, reducing the execution process time and simplify the code handling and less number of lines in the coding.
  • Persist ListView Settings with SerializationDec 13, 2002. In this article, I'll show you how to persist the column order and width settings by using Serialization, binary serialization to be more specific. And you won't believe how easy it is.
  • Singleton Patterns in C# RevisedDec 16, 2002. I am coming from the Java world, where synchronizing the Singleton creation is common practice.
  • C# Versions of Java's StringTokernizerJan 13, 2003. Here is another C# version of the Java StringTokenizer Class from the version posted August last year on your site. Given a string and a set of delimiters, the class return an enumeration of substrings based on the delimeters passed in.
  • The "ins" and "outs" of Using Stored Procedures in C#Jan 27, 2003. This article reviews the creation of stored procedures with parameters using the Visual Studio IDE.
  • PERST: A Simple, Fast, Convenient Object Oriented DatabaseMar 05, 2003. PERST is a simple Object-Oriented Database implemented with pure C-Sharp and Java implementations.
  • 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.
  • Basics of Extending Your Working Environment in Visual StudioApr 10, 2003. All of us have used Macros in Microsoft Office and Add-ins in Visual Studio 6 and I am very sure all of us have been impressed as well by their power to control their own working environment.
  • Java Like StringTokenizer in C# Jun 11, 2003. The StringTokenizer class is yet another implementation of a java-like StringTokenizer in C#.
  • .NET Class for SerializationJul 14, 2003. This article is an approach to create a generic class for the serialization.
  • 2D ChartingAug 11, 2003. I was amazed at what the VS.NET IDE does for a programmer as I was primarily used to Java via the command line.
  • SOAP, .NET, and COM an Introduction - Part IIIFeb 02, 2004. This article starts with the basics of SOAP, SOAP XML model and its data types followed by the integration of SOAP functionality in .NET class library and how .NET developers can take advantages of SOAP in their applications.
  • Web Services-InteroperabilityAug 04, 2004. In this article, we will see what interoperability is all about, comparison between Java and .NET interoperability, the benefits of and challenges faced in interoperability and the role of WS-I in this overall scenario.
  • Creating a Managed Automated Information Agent(mBot)Aug 16, 2004. mBot manages multiple RTC Client objects and exposes interfaces to them via .Net Remoting and .Net Web Services so that they can be managed and used remotely by other .Net applications or from entirely different platforms such as a Java J2EE/SOAP application like Jabber running on Linux or Windows.
  • .NET RemotingSep 02, 2004. .NET Remoting provides an infrastructure for distributed objects. It exposes full object semantics of .NET to remote processes using plumbing that is both flexible and extensible.
  • Writing unsafe code - pointers in C#Oct 13, 2004. In this article I will give a short description of one of the feature of C# which are pointers and so-called unsafe code. This subject is particularly close for C++ programmers. Moreover, it is a feature that we do not find in Java.
  • Network Trilma Game in C#Jan 12, 2005. The game has been developed as stand alone using C#, each player has ten checkers which are initially placed in the corners of the board and the aim of the game is to place all checkers in the opposite corner of the board.
  • DNS QueryAug 18, 2005. This example shows similarity of c# and java and how to implement dns query.
  • Migrating from Java to C# Oct 03, 2005. Microsoft has created a tool called Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA), which automatically converts Java code into C# for developers who want to move existing applications to the .NET Framework.
  • Navigating Data Grid using Client ScriptingNov 10, 2005. It's very common practice to use the Data Grid to present data over web pages. Though the Data Grid is provides the richer UI presentation if not coded and handled effectively it can have great performance issues. This article gives the code sample for navigating the data grid using the Client Scripting (thereby can be used for lots of validation before doing the Post Back to the server) and minimizing the round trip to server
  • How to Select all Checkbox when Header Checkbox is SelectedDec 30, 2005. Here I have provided the code using javascript to check/uncheck all checkboxes when header checkbox is checked. I recommend JAVA Script because its executed at client side and saves request Round-Trip time.
  • Web Service : Asynchronous call by using Java Script and DHTML behaviourDec 31, 2005. This article shows how to make asynchronous call of web service by using Java Script and DHTML behaviour.
  • Migrating Java RMI to .NET RemotingJan 16, 2006. .Net Remoting and Java RMI are mechanisms that allow the user to invoke method/methods in another address space. The other address space could be on the same machine or a different one. These two mechanisms can be regarded as RPC in an object-oriented fashion. This article describes how to migrate java RMI applications to .NET Remoting applications, with practical examples.
  • An Introduction to C# GenericsFeb 06, 2006. There is a reality; most of the developers confuse about C# Generics. Actually, there is no reason for that. If your background comes from C++ or Java you may understand more easily. What “Templates” tell you from your C++ knowledge or “Generics” from Java.
  • Web Services for .NET and J2EE InteroperabilityFeb 13, 2006. Web services technologies are designed to support the interoperability between many different application development platforms that exist today. This article is focused on the fundamentals of .NET and Java interoperability using Web services technologies.
  • Integrating .NET Web Services with Java and classic ASP Clients for InteroperabilityFeb 13, 2006. The goal of this article is to show to integrate Microsoft's .NET Platform Web service with other platform like Java and ASP. The samples demonstrate basic techniques and principles that are used to cross-platform interoperability via Web services.
  • Apply Object Serialization in Real Life SituationMar 30, 2006. Object serialization is a process of streaming an object into a byte array. This article explains the object serialization process using a real world example.
  • Top 10 Reasons to Switch from Java to Visual C#Jun 03, 2006. This article details the major reasons for Java programmers to consider switching from the Java language to Visual C#.
  • Six C# features Java developers will kill for...Jun 21, 2006. C# is called Java on steroids, and everyone agrees that it is based on some long-time Java ideas and concepts. But, there are differences, and some of them make C# very powerful compared to Java. Here are six of them.
  • Six Java features C# developers will kill for...Jul 06, 2006. Not everything on the .NET framework is perfect, and Microsoft still has more improvements to implement. This time we will look at six features available to Java developers but unfortunally absent from C#.
  • A Basic .NET and J2EE Interoperability using WebSphere MQ Sep 13, 2006. This artile explains a Basic .NET and J2EE Interoperability using WebSphere MQ. It shows the sending of message from DotNet Application then consuming by Java application using Websphere MQ and vice versa.
  • Create Your Own Custom File TypeDec 08, 2006. This article describes a simple approach to creating a custom file type.
  • Build Your Own Visual Studio: An Application Framework for Editing Objects at Run TimeDec 22, 2006. This article describes a generic application framework that may be of some use in projects that would need an interface similar to Visual Studio. The application demonstrates approaches to providing a toolbox, a workspace, an object treeview, and an object editor.
  • XML Serialization in .NET Framework 2.0 : Part IMar 21, 2007. This article introduces serializing objects to XML format.
  • XML Serialization in .NET Framework 2.0 : Part IIMar 23, 2007. This article shows how to create classes that can be Serialized by using XML Serialization.
  • Encrypted .NET Serialization to SQLite DatabaseJun 25, 2007. Sometimes, non-enterprise applications need the ability to store encrypted data locally. We'll explore 3 ways to serialize and encrypt data to a SQLite database file with C#.
  • .NET Serialization to SQLite Database Jun 25, 2007. Most non-enterprise applications need the ability to store data locally. We'll explore 3 ways to serialize data to a SQLite database file with C#.
  • Serialization in C# and .NETJun 28, 2007. Serialization is a process through which an object's state is transformed into some serial data format, such as XML or binary format.
  • Introduction to Building a Plug-In Architecture Using C#Sep 10, 2007. In this article we'll take another look at how we can use the state pattern to build a plug-in architecture that will allow us to change the behavior of our application by placing differnt plug-ins into a folder.
  • XML with C-sharpSep 13, 2007. Through this article you will learn how to handle XML in c#.
  • ASP.NET Multiple File UploaderJan 04, 2008. This article tells you how to allow users to upload more than one file at a time.
  • How C# is Different From JavaJan 17, 2008. This article describes the various differences between C# and Java.
  • Comaprission of dates for a year in JavaScriptFeb 29, 2008. This article and code snippet shows how to use JavaScript to validate dates in a method for a year.
  • Manage Data in a Win Forms Application (without the Database)May 12, 2008. This article provides an approach to building an application that may be used to collect, store, and retrieve data without relying upon a database to get there.
  • .Net Serialization using Soap FormatterMay 19, 2008. This article explains how to serialize objects using soap formatter which is used extensively in .Net Remoting.
  • Opening Jars with C# Jul 07, 2008. This article shall describe an approach that may be used to extract Jar files. Jars are merely files compressed using zip compression; the primary difference between a standard trash zip file and a jar file is that the jar file includes a manifest; also a true jar files can be run as an executable on a machine equipped with the java runtime.
  • Password Encrypted Zip files in C# Oct 27, 2008. This article contains the source code for creating Zip files in C# that are password protected using PKWare encryption.
  • Introduction to Visual Studio Add-insMar 03, 2009. This article explains about Visual Studio 2008 Add-ins.
  • Introduction to Interfacing Win Forms with VS Add-insMar 04, 2009. This article explains about integration of Windows Forms with Visual Studio Add-ins.
  • Paging and Sorting ListViews with ASP.NET MVC and jQueryMar 23, 2009. This article provides a simple example of using jQuery along with the jQuery tablesorter and tablesorter.pager plug-ins to provide sorting and paging support for a listview within the context of an ASP.NET MVC application. JQuery has partnered with Microsoft and is now integrated within the IDE to include the availability of intellisense support.
  • Building your own Java Script EditorMar 23, 2009. A step by step guide for implementing your Java Script editor.
  • Parsing BizTalk Messages in .NET Components Through OrchestrationApr 30, 2009. This article discusses how to parse BizTalk messages in .NET Components through Orchestration.
  • Microsoft .NET and XMLNov 16, 2009. In this article I will explain you about Microsoft .NET and XML.
  • How to Return Value from Javascript to Server Side Dec 30, 2009. This article will teach you how to retrieve JavaScript functions Return Value to Code Behind
  • How to Create Config file with xml SerializationJan 23, 2010. This is a simple example of how to use xml serialization to make configuration files.
  • New features of Visual Studio.NET 2008 and JDeveloper 11gMar 08, 2010. In this article, I want to explain the new features of Visual Studio.NET 2008 and JDeveloper 11g which are the IDE provided by Microsoft and Oracle for the development of enterprise application for .NET and Java platform.
  • XML Serializer Class for Reading and Writing XMLApr 01, 2010. This article introduces the XmlSerializer class for reading and writing XML.
  • XML Serialization/Deserialization of Immutable ObjectsApr 19, 2010. Here’s a brief example of how to serialize and deserialize immutable objects to XML.
  • Custom WSE 3.0 Policy Assertion - Modifying the Security Header Generated by WSEMay 04, 2010. Recently I encoutered an issue in the WSE security header of an ASP.Net application consuming a Java web service using WSE 3.0 involving the automatic addition of a timestamp in the security header when the UsernameToken is added to the RequestSoapContext.
  • Book Review: Clean Code - A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship May 05, 2010. I recently purchased Robert Martin's book Clean Code. Although all the examples are in Java, 99% of the book applies to C# programmers. This articles summarizes some of the main points.
  • Serialization vs. MarshalingMay 06, 2010. Are you somewhat confused between Serialization and Marshaling? This writing would break this confusion up, it would give you a basic understanding of the process of Serialization and the process of Marshaling, and how you can get the most out of each.
  • MSN Video Chat ApplicationJun 03, 2010. This application allows any person on the Internet to use Messenger Services. There are several Messengers working parallel with MSN Messenger. aMSN, Pidgin, Miranda, Mercury(Java MSN Messenger Client) are some of them.
  • IgnoreDataMember Attribute in WCF POCO SerializationSep 29, 2010. In this article we will see about IgnoreDataMember attribute in WCF POCO Serialization.
  • Serialization Order in Data ContractOct 04, 2010. In this article we will see about serialization order in a Data Contract.
  • Best Practices in .NET XML Serialization of Complex ClassesDec 06, 2010. This article will show you XML serialization, so simply added in code, is not a magical stick. Serialization must be planned in full detail when working with complex classes, rather than expected to work by itself. Loss of planning work leads to redesign work later on, when maintaining serialization of original classes becomes too expensive or even hits the limit after which serialization of original classes is not possible without loss of data.
  • Basics of DataContractDec 08, 2010. DataContract is under namespace System.Runtime.Serialization. During design time, DataContract Attribute is used to indicate which class should be represented as XSD.
  • Garbage Collector in .NETDec 27, 2010. Garbage Collector is common term for developers working with high level languages such as Java, .NET, Ruby etc.
  • Understanding Isolated Storage in SilverlightFeb 05, 2011. In the previous article we learned the fundamentals of Isolated Storage and how to write to files in isolated storage using the same classes you use for ordinary file access in a .NET application, such as StreamWriter and BinaryWriter.
  • Convert your Data Transfer Object to XML (XML Serialization and Deserialization)Feb 21, 2011. How to convert Business Entity/ Data Transfer Object to XML string and also XML string to Business Entity/ Data Transfer Object.
  • How to add methods to an enum in C#Mar 07, 2011. Given that C# was influenced by C and C++, this is no surprise as enums in those languages only contain constants as well. However, Java allows enums to include methods so how can we do something similar in C#?
  • Comparison of MVC implementation between J2EE and ASP.NET, Who is the best? Part 1Mar 19, 2011. This article is a comparison of MVC implementation between J2EE and ASP.NET.
  • Use of Serialization in C#Mar 24, 2011. In this article I will demonstrate the use of serialization and how to perform XML serialization.

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