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Desktop Programming
MFC
14 Oct 2014   Updated: 14 Oct 2014   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.10
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A complete implementation of a dynamic MFC recordset
Windows Forms
28 Jan 2014   Updated: 28 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.82
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The standard Windows Forms PictureBox is missing one very useful line of code.
WPF
24 Oct 2014   Updated: 24 Oct 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
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Quickly count the number of pages in a collection of PDF documents
General
1 Jan 2014   Updated: 1 Jan 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Design professionals are susceptible to the same assumptions and biases as the rest of us.
Multimedia
GDI+
24 Jan 2015   Updated: 14 Apr 2015   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.25
Licence: BSD    Views: 24,111     Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 0
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Today's high-resolution cameras produce huge files, with quality you may be willing to sacrifice.
Programming Languages
C#
27 Nov 2011   Updated: 5 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 94   Popularity: 9.66
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Did you skip class the day trigonometry was taught? This article will explain what you’ve been missing all these years.
13 Aug 2015   Updated: 20 Aug 2015   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.66
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Often an application needs data from an HTTP server, such as web services, or to scrape content. .NET provides HttpWebRequest, but it requires a lot of code to perform trivial operations. This class simplifies the task dramatically by abstracting the HTTP protocol, streams, and exceptions.
C# 4.0
6 Nov 2012   Updated: 6 Nov 2012   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
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A head start for App Innovation contestants
XML
22 Feb 2014   Updated: 22 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 7.94
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Giving your application the ability to update itself from a remote source couldn't be much easier.
Web Development
ASP.NET
3 Jun 2015   Updated: 3 Jun 2015   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Store and retrieve messages in a central repository with SMS using Twilio and ASP.NET.
HTML
31 Oct 2011   Updated: 3 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.23
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HttpResponse.Filter post-processes the output of an ASP.NET page in order to modify the HTML document before it is sent to the client, similar to output buffering in PHP. The example wraps instances of a keyword on the page in an HTML element to have a highlighting style applied to it.
27 Oct 2011   Updated: 28 Oct 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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The Open Graph protocol specifies additional meta tags that can be added to the page to supplement social networking sites with more information about your page.

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Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
15 Jan 2014   Updated: 15 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.18
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11 May 2015   Updated: 11 May 2015   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.94
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A few lines of code to make using the Windows Forms RichTextBox easier to use as a logging window.
WTL
19 Sep 2011   Updated: 19 Sep 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
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How to install the WTL Wizard for Visual Studio 2010.
XAML
17 Apr 2013   Updated: 18 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A simple but effective way for format bound data in XAML with the Windows Runtime
Hosted Services
Web Hosting
5 Oct 2011   Updated: 5 Oct 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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You may find that when you upload new code or assemblies, your content doesn't refresh.
Mobile Apps
Xamarin
9 Dec 2013   Updated: 12 Dec 2013   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.96
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This handy tip is an easy workaround for a shortcoming in iOS 6 and 7.
7 Apr 2014   Updated: 31 Oct 2014   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.18
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There is a very high virtual memory penalty if you do.
Operating Systems
Windows
23 Nov 2011   Updated: 25 Dec 2011   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.68
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How I discovered that Windows Vista doesn't always play nice with DHCP servers. Google is great for finding answers if you know the right question.
Programming Languages
C#
21 Jun 2011   Updated: 25 Jun 2011   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.36
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This tip shows one way to use reserved words as member names using verbatim identifiers.
4 Feb 2014   Updated: 4 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.27
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Maybe writing a tip will mean the last time I fall for this.
9 Oct 2011   Updated: 9 Oct 2011   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.86
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I needed to randomize a collection. Here's my solution.
14 Dec 2014   Updated: 14 Dec 2014   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.78
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A demonstation of accumulators and operators
Javascript
3 Oct 2011   Updated: 3 Oct 2011   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.98
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This tip helps you to check if jQuery will be available to your script.
Shell
7 Jun 2011   Updated: 8 Mar 2016   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 127   Popularity: 10.34
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This hidden key-click combination adds the ability to open a command prompt window from a Windows Explorer view.
Web Development
11 Sep 2012   Updated: 11 Sep 2012   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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An alternate (more practical?) use for the .ws top-level domain.
XHTML
12 Aug 2012   Updated: 13 Aug 2012   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.31
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The web server that is built into Visual Studio 2010 can't serve all MIME types.

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Programming Languages
C#
3 Feb 2014   Updated: 14 Aug 2016   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 123   Popularity: 10.27
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Complete list of GUIDs found in .csproj files and their descriptions

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Systems Engineer Clearpath Robotics
Canada Canada
Yvan Rodrigues has 30 years of experience in information systems and software development for the industry. He is Senior Controls Engineer at OTTO Motors

He is a Certified Technician (C.Tech.), a professional designation granted by the Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario (IETO).

Yvan draws on experience as owner of Red Cell Innovation Inc., Mabel's Labels Inc. as Manager of Systems and Development, and the University of Waterloo as Information Systems Manager.

Yvan supports open-source software. He is a committer for SharpKit (C# to Javascript cross-compiler) and WebIssues (Issue/Ticket Management System), TinyMCE (JavaScript editor), and contributes to MySQL, Ghostscript, iTextSharp, Bacula, FreeBSD, and Xamarin.