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29 Oct 2000   Updated: 29 Oct 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Chris Sells gives us his view on the world.
16 Oct 2000   Updated: 16 Oct 2000   Rating: 3.40/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.05
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
17 Oct 2000   Updated: 17 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.76
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
19 Oct 2000   Updated: 19 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.26
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
23 Oct 2000   Updated: 23 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.25
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
24 Oct 2000   Updated: 24 Oct 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
13 Jul 2000   Updated: 13 Jul 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Notes from Microsoft's Launch of .NET at PDC 2000.
27 Nov 2000   Updated: 27 Nov 2000   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
28 Nov 2000   Updated: 28 Nov 2000   Rating: 3.86/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.00
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
30 Nov 2000   Updated: 30 Nov 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
6 Mar 2001   Updated: 6 Mar 2001   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.33
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My ramblings on long haul flights.
2 Dec 2001   Updated: 2 Dec 2001   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.80
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A guide to what not to do if you are travelling to the USA.
14 Nov 1999   Updated: 28 Mar 2001   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 77   Popularity: 9.31
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Some fun stuff collected over the years
31 Mar 2004   Updated: 31 Mar 2004   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 94   Popularity: 9.66
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Google runs on 10,000 Linux servers so we figured we'd go one better: 1000 clustered iPaqs! Read about the trials and tribulations of our move to a new server farm.
22 Jan 2004   Updated: 24 May 2004   Rating: 4.59/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.26
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A CodeProject theme for T610, T616, and T618 Sony Ericsson cell phones
.NET
16 Aug 2000   Updated: 16 Aug 2000   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.39
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Jeff Prosise answers your questions on .NET
22 Aug 2000   Updated: 22 Aug 2000   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.44
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Lon Fisher answers your questions on .NET
11 Sep 2000   Updated: 11 Sep 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Matt Pietrek gives us his view on the world.
17 Jan 2001   Updated: 17 Jan 2001   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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John Robbins talks about .NET and life at Wintellect
30 Jan 2001   Updated: 30 Jan 2001   Rating: 3.56/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.49
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Chris Anderson is a lead developer on the .NET platform who has worked on Web Forms, Windows Forms, CodeDOM, RegularExpressions, and the ASP.NET tracing features.
2 Jun 2001   Updated: 2 Jun 2001   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.69
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Tom Archer gives us his view on the world.
13 Nov 2001   Updated: 13 Nov 2001   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.73
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Stanley Lippman talks about the future of Visual C++ .NET
23 Jan 2003   Updated: 23 Jan 2003   Rating: 3.29/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 4.05
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Joshua Trupin talks about the past, present and future of .NET, and discusses its impact and its acceptance by the developer community.
23 Nov 2003   Updated: 23 Nov 2003   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 6.70
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An interview with Nick Hodapp, Microsoft's Visual C++ .NET Product Manager, on the future of Visual C++ in .NET 2.0.
18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.11/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.96
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For those who are curious as to what a hastily scheduled trip to Redmond is like.
11 Jan 2001   Updated: 11 Jan 2001   Rating: 1.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.54
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Ramblings from VSLive 2001 in SF.
18 Jun 2001   Updated: 18 Jun 2001   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Live from steamy Atlanta, GA.
All Topics
12 Oct 2011   Updated: 12 Oct 2011   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 72   Popularity: 9.24
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Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we track down Code Project co-Founder Chris Maunder.
Artificial Intelligence
22 Apr 2022   Updated: 22 Apr 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Adding AI to your applications doesn’t have to be all about fighting the tools and libraries
17 May 2022   Updated: 17 May 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A (hopefully) brief guide to adding your own analysis service to CodeProject.AI Server
Cmd
7 Apr 2022   Updated: 7 Apr 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
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A quick overview and a simple Windows CMD script to make your terminal output a little more lively
Containers
Virtual Machine
29 Nov 2000   Updated: 29 Nov 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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CodeProject, again, Does Redmond.
Desktop Programming
ATL
13 Feb 2002   Updated: 13 Feb 2002   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.72
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The definitive set of 'What's the deal with MFC' answers from Microsoft's Nick Hodapp.
MFC
21 May 2002   Updated: 30 May 2002   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.58
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What looks like a normal pushbutton - until the user tries to click on it.
26 Nov 1999   Updated: 11 Jun 2003   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.38
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A class that turns rectangular buttons into round buttons.
25 Mar 2000   Updated: 17 May 2000   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.29
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A simple tutorial explaining how to set the width of a combo dropdown list so that all items are fully visible
18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.98
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A combobox that autocompletes as you type
10 Sep 2000   Updated: 10 Sep 2000   Rating: 4.28/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.05
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A brief step-by-step tutorial that demonstrates creating an SDI and MDI based applications using the MFC Doc/View architecture.
5 Jan 2000   Updated: 5 Jan 2000   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 23   Popularity: 6.20
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A simple method to create a main window that does not appear in the windows taskbar
26 Nov 2002   Updated: 15 Jul 2009   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 7.23
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A simple utility to change a file - or multiple files - "Modified" time.
26 Nov 1999   Updated: 26 Nov 1999   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.61
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Shows how to use text callbacks in list controls
11 May 2000   Updated: 11 May 2000   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 76   Popularity: 9.02
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An introduction to creating custom controls using MFC
13 Apr 2000   Updated: 25 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 101   Popularity: 9.63
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An introduction to subclassing the Windows common controls using MFC
19 Nov 1999   Updated: 8 Dec 2007   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.62
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A simple drop in color chooser control
20 Nov 1999   Updated: 22 Mar 2000   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.47
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A simple drop-in hyperlink control
29 Nov 1999   Updated: 21 Apr 2002   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 8.60
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A popup window containing a progress control and cancel button - no resource file needed
29 Nov 1999   Updated: 26 Feb 2007   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 49   Popularity: 8.21
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A smooth progress control with text
20 Nov 1999   Updated: 23 Aug 2010   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 54   Popularity: 8.32
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An easy way to add a progress control to a status bar
29 Apr 2000   Updated: 8 Jan 2013   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 8.21
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Explains how to use comboboxes to edit cells in the MFC Grid Control
7 Dec 1999   Updated: 7 Dec 1999   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.54
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A drop-in multiline extendable tooltip control
5 Jan 2000   Updated: 5 Jan 2000   Rating: 4.53/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.83
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A class that allows you to display data for a control that is otherwise not large enough to display the full text
5 Jan 2000   Updated: 20 Sep 2000   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.58
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A simple method to get the coordinates of the system tray
18 Oct 2000   Updated: 18 Oct 2000   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.44
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A GUI front end to a handy utility
26 Jan 2000   Updated: 26 Jan 2000   Rating: 3.58/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 2.79
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An introduction to a useful function
20 Nov 1999   Updated: 20 Nov 1999   Rating: 2.91/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 3.14
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A picture control that displays a picture according to the size of the control, and not the picture itself.
12 May 2000   Updated: 5 Jun 2000   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 7.19
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The grid is a fully featured control for displaying tabular data. There are MFC and ATL versions that run on everything from CE to Windows 2000
3 May 2001   Updated: 11 Sep 2001   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.43
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This sample demonstrates using the MFC CDHtmlDialog class in MFC7
11 Sep 2001   Updated: 11 Sep 2001   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.18
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This article provides a bare-bones samples that demonstrates the use of the new HTML editing and browsing classes in MFC.
26 Dec 2001   Updated: 26 Dec 2001   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.71
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Some classes and utility functions for general computational geometry
12 Dec 1999   Updated: 16 Apr 2002   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 7.09
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A simple class to ease the task of downloading files from the net
16 Nov 1999   Updated: 6 May 2010   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 747   Popularity: 14.18
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A fully featured MFC grid control for displaying tabular data. The grid is a custom control derived from CWnd
DevOps
Testing
22 May 2013   Updated: 2 Jun 2013   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.34
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Testing Multiple browsers on Multiple Platforms on Multiple Devices. In the same Window.
Hardware review
3 Feb 2012   Updated: 10 Apr 2012   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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First (and second!) impressions of the Toshiba Portégé Z835 Ultrabook
High Performance Computing
5 Nov 2017   Updated: 5 Nov 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
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A rambling chat about parallelization, vectorization, Intel® Parallel Studio XE and how sometimes you really need to trust the tools you use.
Hosted Services
Web Hosting
6 Jun 2011   Updated: 6 Jun 2011   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 54   Popularity: 8.57
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The cut-down version, without the swearing, of how we moved to a new hosting centre
Laptop
16 Aug 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.84
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A first (and second) look at the latest Haswell Ultrabook prototype from Intel.
Metro-design
14 Sep 2012   Updated: 17 Sep 2012   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.61
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The Fake Project - The first two days of a Code Project redesign.
19 Sep 2012   Updated: 19 Sep 2012   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 116   Popularity: 10.08
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Rethinking the design and layout of CodeProject.com using the design language formerly known as Metro.
Mobile Apps
Windows Mobile
3 Jun 2000   Updated: 3 Jun 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
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A new class that adds hyperlink support to the MFC Grid Control
14 Feb 2000   Updated: 29 Aug 2000   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.60
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A simple tutorial that demonstrates how to use the grid control in a doc/view application.
29 Nov 1999   Updated: 2 Aug 2003   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 135   Popularity: 10.31
Licence: CPOL    Views: 2,359,088     Bookmarked: 502   Downloaded: 43,578
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A class for adding icons to the system tray
20 Nov 1999   Updated: 21 May 2001   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.81
Licence: CPOL    Views: 593,799     Bookmarked: 84   Downloaded: 11,478
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A class that makes using DIBSections as simple as using a CBitmap
31 Dec 1999   Updated: 2 Aug 2003   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.45
Licence: CPOL    Views: 292,445     Bookmarked: 91   Downloaded: 7,308
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A simple application that places a date in the system tray
Multimedia
GDI
1 Jan 2000   Updated: 26 Jan 2000   Rating: 2.95/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 2.82
Licence: CPOL    Views: 100,341     Bookmarked: 45   Downloaded: 3,121
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Shows how to use the DrawAnimatedRects function to improve the look of your apps.
Nvidia
2 Nov 2003   Updated: 2 Nov 2003   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.43
Licence: CPOL    Views: 144,262     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 0
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A brief tour of what was the biggest developer conference in years
Operating Systems
Windows
6 Oct 2001   Updated: 9 Oct 2001   Rating: 2.75/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 2.32
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An overview of the latest Java language tools from Microsoft.
24 Oct 2001   Updated: 24 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.31
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What better place to attend the launch of Microsoft's latest Operating System.
30 Jul 2003   Updated: 30 Jul 2003   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.71
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A brief rundown of what's in store for developers.
Programming Languages
ASP
26 Apr 2000   Updated: 25 Aug 2001   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 39   Popularity: 7.38
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The Discussion board ASP scripts as used in The Code Project. This is an open source project for the Code Project community.
Bash
7 Apr 2022   Updated: 7 Apr 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
Licence: Apache    Views: 6,440     Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 85
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A quick overview and a simple bash script to make your script output a little more lively
C#
23 May 2002   Updated: 23 May 2002   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.26
Licence: CPOL    Views: 124,413     Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 1,398
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This article presents a port of the MFC Trick button to .NET using Managed C++ and Windows Forms
20 Dec 2000   Updated: 22 Aug 2003   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 5.99
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Accessing database information using the DataReader class from ADO.NET in C#
C++
26 Nov 1999   Updated: 29 May 2002   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 41   Popularity: 7.45
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Shows how to print without relying on the MFC Doc/View framework
28 Mar 2000   Updated: 28 Mar 2000   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.56
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A guide to using generic text functions to make the transition between character sets simple and painless
20 Jul 2000   Updated: 8 Aug 2000   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.12
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Some Visual Studio.NET screen shots to tease
17 Feb 2000   Updated: 17 Feb 2000   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.33
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A simple way to determine the version of the Comctl32.dll, Shell32.dll and Shlwapi.dll system libraries
20 Feb 2000   Updated: 20 Feb 2000   Rating: 4.37/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.17
Licence: CPOL    Views: 105,693     Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 5
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A discussion on the thorny issue of leap years.
12 Mar 2002   Updated: 12 Mar 2002   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.93
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Herb Sutter has just joined Microsoft as their new Visual C++ .NET community guy. Read about who he is, what he does, and what is happening with our beloved Visual C++.
7 Nov 2002   Updated: 8 Nov 2002   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Microsoft's Visual C++ .NET Product Manager talks about the changes in store for the next version of Visual Studio .NET
29 Jul 2000   Updated: 29 Jul 2000   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Some pics from PDC 2000.
24 Jun 2001   Updated: 26 Jun 2001   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 38   Popularity: 7.79
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A collection of amusing comments found inside production code
C++/CLI
2 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.72
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A quick introduction to using .NET managed reference types in C++
16 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A quick introduction to using .NET value types in managed C++
25 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Rating: 3.80/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.29
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This sample demonstrates single- and multi-cast delegates using C++, including declaration, creation and usage, and a discussion on type safety.
8 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.46/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.77
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An introduction to using scalar and indexed properties in managed C++
16 Apr 2001   Updated: 17 Jun 2002   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.57
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A quick introduction to Garbage collection in .NET using Managed C++
6 Feb 2005   Updated: 6 Feb 2005   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.85
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The explanations, workarounds, scenarios and the rationale behind the decisions to change the Whidbey C++ compiler.
Javascript
14 Feb 2000   Updated: 14 Feb 2000   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.77
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A simple routine to display the current date in the clients browser
1 Aug 2000   Updated: 1 Aug 2000   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.60
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A simple way to send the data from a single form to different pages, depending on which 'submit' button the user chooses
28 Jul 2000   Updated: 25 Jul 2009   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.78
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A simple method of making dropdown lists automatically navigate to a new page when a new selection is made.
4 Aug 2015   Updated: 4 Aug 2015   Rating: 4.56/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.17
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A simple tool to allow you to decompose bitmask values into its bits.
4 Aug 2015   Updated: 4 Aug 2015   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.33
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A simple utility that provides JavaScript URL encode, decode and escape functionality
VBScript
16 May 2000   Updated: 16 May 2000   Rating: 4.17/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.24
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A simple function that allows you to tokenize a string sing multiple token separators
Visual Basic
25 Apr 2001   Updated: 15 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.46
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An introduction to cross-language inheritence in .NET.
Task
18 Mar 2014   Updated: 19 Mar 2014   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.39
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Using, managing and loving your TODO list.
Ultrabook
4 Oct 2012   Updated: 4 Jan 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
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Impressions on using a 3rd gen sensor-and touchscreen-equipped Intel Ultrabook prototype.
Web Development
ASP.NET
8 Jan 2004   Updated: 8 Jan 2004   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.17
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A simpler and more flexible method of registering client-side Javascript within ASP.NET pages and controls.
12 Feb 2008   Updated: 12 Feb 2008   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 84   Popularity: 9.30
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The story of how a single backslash caused Google needless indigestion
15 Jan 2002   Updated: 15 Jan 2002   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 7.99
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An introduction to writing User Controls in ASP .NET
HTML
27 Nov 2000   Updated: 27 Nov 2000   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.52
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Replace the boring IE logo in your readers browser with an icon customised for your site.
11 Apr 2018   Updated: 11 Apr 2018   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.31
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A simple HTML menu that progressively collapses based on available width
IIS
15 Jun 2000   Updated: 30 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 7.81
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Using the Microsoft Index Server to enable your readers to search your site
14 Feb 2000   Updated: 14 Feb 2000   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.58
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A simple routine to display the current date of the server in the clients browser
20 Jan 2000   Updated: 18 Mar 2009   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.52
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How to read a text file on a server using VBScript in ASP
1 Jun 2004   Updated: 6 May 2009   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 7.90
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Using and updating your machine.config file to better detect browser type in ASP.NET
2 Apr 2001   Updated: 17 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.80
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An introduction to writing your first WebService using C++ with managed extensions
12 Dec 2000   Updated: 5 Jun 2002   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 217   Popularity: 10.66
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An introduction to writing your first WebService
26 Apr 2000   Updated: 26 Apr 2000   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.73
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A simple introduction to using Access .mdb databases in your ASP pages

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CodeProject
2 Jan 2014   Updated: 7 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.94
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A community wiki of tips, features and easter eggs on CodeProject.com
Database Development
SQL Server
11 Oct 2011   Updated: 11 Oct 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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A quick script to enable you to find the processes that are blocking in SQL server
15 Oct 2011   Updated: 15 Oct 2011   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Here's an alternate version that doesn't use sp_who yet provides a little more information. It also provides the option to kill the blocking processes themself.IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.objects WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[ListBlocking]') AND type in (N'P', N'PC'))EXEC...
30 Oct 2016   Updated: 31 Oct 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Timing SQL calls with millisecond accuracy
General Programming
Regular Expressions
30 Jan 2012   Updated: 30 Jan 2012   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.84
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".*" may not be what you want in multi-line strings
Programming Languages
LaTeX
10 Jun 2014   Updated: 10 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 7.05
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A brief intro to using LaTeX in your articles
SQL
27 Apr 2010   Updated: 25 Jun 2010   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.94
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I had a need to count the number of times a certain string appeared within a column in a SQL table. I came up with this simple function that may be of use to others
11 Jun 2011   Updated: 12 Jun 2011   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.32
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A small function to format numeric values
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This is an alternate to my tip n trick article-ette. Times 2. Again!
Web Development
HTML
26 Feb 2015   Updated: 26 Feb 2015   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.59
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Some tips and tricks to help you format your articles and tips simply and consistently.
IIS
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For IIS7.5, an alternate method to enable compression is to run the following commands in a terminal:To enable compression for both dynamic and static content:C:\Windows\System32\Inetsrv\Appcmd.exe set config -section:urlCompression -doStaticCompression:true -doDynamicCompression:true...

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14 Nov 1999   Updated: 3 Nov 2000   Rating: 4.40/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.97
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Options for placing braces
Web Development
ASP.NET
19 Jun 2000   Updated: 25 Sep 2016   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 183   Popularity: 11.09
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A list of popular reference books sent in by the readers of CodeProject

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