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Desktop Programming
MFC
17 May 2004   Updated: 17 May 2004   Rating: 4.32/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 5.61
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A class for making a button appear as though it has many regions.
18 Jan 2008   Updated: 18 Jan 2008   Rating: 2.59/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 1.81
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,581     Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 173
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A very brief discussion on how to restrict a window's position to a bounding rectangle.
20 Apr 2010   Updated: 20 Apr 2010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.00
Licence: CPOL    Views: 49,573     Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 2,508
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This article is a brief discussion on how to use FindFirstPrinterChangeNotification
18 Jul 2006   Updated: 18 Jul 2006   Rating: 4.41/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.76
Licence: CPOL    Views: 52,091     Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 899
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A class for creating a progress control with text and estimated completion time.
8 Oct 2003   Updated: 12 Nov 2003   Rating: 4.38/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 5.38
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A magic trick that will astound you!
22 Oct 2004   Updated: 18 Nov 2004   Rating: 4.14/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.74
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A command-line utility for cleaning out the Cookies folder.
29 Dec 2005   Updated: 29 Dec 2005   Rating: 4.66/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.03
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A tool to quickly navigate to a particular key/value using Regedit.
11 Aug 2003   Updated: 19 Sep 2005   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.18
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How to set the master volume of the speakers
29 Feb 2004   Updated: 1 Aug 2008   Rating: 3.23/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 4.34
Licence: CPOL    Views: 69,870     Bookmarked: 25   Downloaded: 1,229
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Rendering text on top of a bitmap
7 Sep 2003   Updated: 7 Sep 2003   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.28
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How to manipulate raw resources (RT_RCDATA) using UpdateResource().
15 Oct 2003   Updated: 28 Oct 2003   Rating: 3.17/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 3.72
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A small discussion on finding and removing problematic registry entries
23 Jun 2005   Updated: 23 Jun 2005   Rating: 4.23/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.29
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A class wrapping most of the functionality of the IDiskQuotaControl interface.
3 Mar 2004   Updated: 14 Jul 2005   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.89
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Updating version information at run-time rather than at design-time.
23 Sep 2005   Updated: 23 Sep 2005   Rating: 3.96/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 3.78
Licence: CPOL    Views: 50,750     Bookmarked: 21   Downloaded: 788
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How to use CRecordset with the Northwind database to create an invoice.
23 Oct 2009   Updated: 23 Oct 2009   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.44
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A brief description of how to parse XML from a few weather-related sites.
10 Oct 2007   Updated: 10 Oct 2007   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.15
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A brief description on how to monitor folder changes and get notification via the taskbar's "icon tray"
31 Dec 2008   Updated: 31 Dec 2008   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.28
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How to find the average of a set of numbers.
15 Oct 2009   Updated: 16 Oct 2009   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.14
Licence: CPOL    Views: 26,040     Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 447
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How to request and parse data from various time servers using the NTP, DAYTIME, and TIME protocols.
26 Jan 2004   Updated: 4 Mar 2004   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.46
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A brief discussion on how to use a few of the functions in the IP Helper suite
14 Mar 2004   Updated: 2 May 2004   Rating: 4.44/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.09
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A brief discussion on how to use NetShareEnum, NetConnectionEnum, and NetFileEnum
14 Jun 2007   Updated: 10 Jun 2009   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.43
Licence: CPOL    Views: 24,751     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 243
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Use NetServerEnum to find servers running particular services.
3 Sep 2003   Updated: 3 Sep 2003   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.16
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How to use the Toolhelp32ReadProcessMemory() function
17 Jun 2003   Updated: 4 May 2004   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 4.46
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How to retrieve the running-time of a process
19 May 2005   Updated: 19 May 2005   Rating: 4.72/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.09
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Obtaining another process' command-line arguments.
Win32
12 Sep 2010   Updated: 18 Sep 2010   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.03
Licence: CPOL    Views: 19,851     Bookmarked: 11   Downloaded: 176
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A brief explanation on how to interpret the 'logon hours' member of the USER_INFO structures
Internet of Things
Arduino
25 Sep 2017   Updated: 3 Oct 2017   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.78
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,102     Bookmarked: 28   Downloaded: 366
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Brief example on how to use Android and Arduino to control a DC motor and LEDs over Bluetooth
Mobile Apps
Android
14 Apr 2015   Updated: 24 Sep 2015   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.51
Licence: CPOL    Views: 31,446     Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 830
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Viewing time as a series of (progress) bars
14 Sep 2016   Updated: 14 Sep 2016   Rating: 4.18/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.53
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Revealing a hidden image using multiple methods
14 Feb 2018   Updated: 14 Feb 2018   Rating: 4.41/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.43
Licence: CPOL    Views: 8,701     Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 205
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How to use a content provider rather than a collection class (e.g., ArrayList) to hold data
13 Sep 2018   Updated: 13 Sep 2018   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How the selection in one spinner control can govern the contents of another
12 Jun 2020   Updated: 12 Jun 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: CPOL    Views: 7,084     Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 169
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The World's Best Weather Forecasting App (That's the Not Part!)
22 Jan 2021   Updated: 22 Jan 2021   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to use the SearchView widget to search and highlight
16 Nov 2015   Updated: 16 Nov 2015   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.17
Licence: CPOL    Views: 9,820     Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 237
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Display values as a stacked-column
Programming Languages
C++
17 Nov 2003   Updated: 29 Dec 2004   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.62
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A brief discussion on what is involved in making the text background of the desktop icons transparent.
Web Development
HTML
18 Jul 2017   Updated: 18 Jul 2017   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.21
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,145     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 663
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How to convert latitude and longitude coordinates between popular formats, and an accompanying app

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Outlook
21 Dec 2010   Updated: 21 Dec 2010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 24,730     Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
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Programming Languages
C++
12 May 2010   Updated: 12 May 2010   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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An alternative to iterating a folder's contents to get the size is to use the scripting object, FileSystemObject.Using ClassWizard (Ctrl+W), the first thing you'll need to do is add the classes contained in the Script Runtime engine (scrrun.dll). This will add scrrun.cpp and scrrun.h to...

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David Crow
Software Developer (Senior) Pinnacle Business Systems
United States United States

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