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Best Article of July 2023

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  4. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  5. No author can be nominated twice.
  6. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  7. In the event of a tie, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  8. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  9. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  11. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
  12. By entering the contest you agree to the rules, conditions of entry, and agree that your member alias and any submitted material can be used for promotional purposes by CodeProject.
  13. Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry unless clearly indicated otherwise. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Eligibility

This competition is open to software development professionals & enthusiasts who are of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence; however, residents of Quebec and of the following countries are ineligible to participate due to legal constraints: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Employees (or a member of their immediate family) of CodeProject or any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies are also ineligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter

Entry is by the submission process described above. Please read the submission requirements before submitting your entry and ensure the article is tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category.

Lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries will be disqualified. Any entry containing content that CodeProject deems objectionable for any reason will be disqualified. All decisions of CodeProject with respect to any aspect of the competition, including, without limitation, the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this competition. CodeProject reserves its right to modify the Rules.

CodeProject assumes no responsibility for lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected mail, voice messages, email or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into with entrants.

CodeProject does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of CodeProject in its sole discretion, the competition is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the competition is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its control, CodeProject reserves its right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the competition including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. CodeProject reserves its right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the competition or to be acting in violation of the Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. CodeProject reserves its right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law for any attempts to deliberately damage the competition web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this competition. CodeProject shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the competition including any damage to an entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this competition or from downloading any material from the competition website where applicable.

Current Entries

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11 Jul 2023Igor Krupitsky
This application lets you copy tables from folder with CSV files to SQL Server
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20 Nov 2023Graeme_Grant
MVVM made simple via Blazing.Mvvm Library using the Microsoft Community Toolkit
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27 Jul 2023Patrick Brunner
Examples of WPF applications using DirectX11 managed code (SharpDX and C#) based on Microsoft interop solution
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16 Oct 2023Master DJon
Layer over System.CommandLine that overall eases Posix style commands integration into existing projects
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15 Jul 2023Shaun C Curtis
How to build a suite of base components for Blazor
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5 Jul 2023Maxim Kartavenkov
Continue discussion of the simple kernel drivers tracing mechanisms by using output information into the handles of the files pipes and console passed to the driver from the host application.
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10 Jul 2023Evgenii Zaiats
Exploring a painless approach to building and organizing QEMU images
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15 Jul 2023Member 10558348
How to weave aspects with AspectDN directly into .NET binary files
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19 Aug 2023adriancs
Communication between Arduino and C# (ASP.NET) by using AES encrypted HTTP GET request
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10 Jul 2023Mark Pelf
Using Git “skip-worktree” option can create problems with Git Pull
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31 Jul 2023Dev Leader
For this post, we'll delve into plugin architecture, exploring how they can be leveraged in ASP.NET Core to create more flexible and maintainable applications.
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7 Aug 2023George Swan
How to use Fluxor to progress applications along clearly defined pathways
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3 Jul 2023Micah Ebohon
Consume SMS API from SMS provider in PHP app
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21 Jul 2023Patrice T
Tree Graphs used as support for Top-Down Analyze method
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29 Jul 2023Glenn Viroux
An overview of a couple of useful design patterns with examples in modern Python
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3 Jul 2023Mark Pelf
We show how to add to SourceTree custom menus to manage “skip-worktree” option
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14 Jul 2023Sauradipta Chaudhury
Connect .NET Web App to Azure Application Insights hosted in Localhost or Azure Web App using the same code. The approach is recommended by Microsoft and is applicable for .NET 6 and above.
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17 Jul 2023rtybase
Discussion of linear regression
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17 Jul 2023Coral Kashri
Some cases when const keyword in C++ doesn't protect us from modifications at all
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26 Jul 20231f604
Source code and explanation of my io_uring based implementation of b3sum
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3 Jul 2023klinkenbecker
Setting up xUnit to be able to run test from Program.Main (using Visual Studio)
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4 Jul 2023Digma.ai
Python decorators can help keep OpenTelemetry tracing instrumentation DRY
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16 Jul 2023hemanthk119
An algorithm and a set of scripts which work in a closed loop on an OpenWRT router that enable resilient and high availability VPN (openvpn) connection for all connected router clients
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24 Jul 2023honey the codewitch
A crash course in using Zephyr RTOS with my IoT ecosystem
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27 Jul 20231f604
An implementation of b3sum based on io_uring
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28 Jul 2023AmrDeveloper
Introduce GQL (A Git Query Language) to perform SQL like queries on .git files
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16 Jul 2023OriginalGriff
I am switching to C# 8 / .NET 7 so I'm recreating my project templates to create suitable versions. And it's not trivial as some things are very different.
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27 Jul 2023Patrice T
The Excel Tools I crafted to simplify my life as programmer
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14 Jul 2023Evgenii Zaiats
Create a simple but scalable Telegram bot using AWS Lambda and the python-telegram-bot library
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20 Feb 2024UȘtefan-Mihai MOGA
About the IntelliDisk app that uses many components published on CodeProject
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19 Sep 2023Askar Azhibaev
To make programs more understandable and familiar to humans
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1 Jul 2023DiponRoy
Split date time ranges into days or possibly other ranges using CTE in SQL Server

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

Bangladesh Bangladesh
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
United States United States
My website: https://1f604.com
My blog: https://1f604.blogspot.com
Software Developer
Other Other
Programming is an art.
Software Developer (Junior)
Egypt Egypt
Software Engineer who able to build high-performance maintainable Software tools and applications with a modern and fast UI to provide a great experience for the user, I will be very interested to work on a unique project with new challenges to push my limit and learn new things.

Systems Engineer
Estonia Estonia
Engineer of Automated Data Processing and Control Systems. Graduated from Novosibirsk State Technical University (NSTU), Department of Automation and Computers.
I worked in television and developed broadcast automation systems.
I write programs in C/C++, Java, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, XML, CSS, MySQL.
I am interested in software architecture. Architecture is art. I use the style of modernism, in particular, it is cubism. Means the desire to parse the problem into the simplest modules. This solution allows you to assemble complex systems that surpass the complexity of the initial design concepts. I am the author of this programming technique.
Software Developer (Senior)
Israel Israel
Senior C++ developer.
C++ Senioreas blog writer.
Passionate about investigating the boundaries and exploring the advanced capabilities of C++.
Team Leader Microsoft
United States United States
I'm a software engineering professional with a decade of hands-on experience creating software and managing engineering teams. I graduated from the University of Waterloo in Honours Computer Engineering in 2012.

I started blogging at http://www.devleader.ca in order to share my experiences about leadership (especially in a startup environment) and development experience. Since then, I have been trying to create content on various platforms to be able to share information about programming and engineering leadership.

My Social:
YouTube: https://youtube.com/@DevLeader
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@devleader
Blog: http://www.devleader.ca/
GitHub: https://github.com/ncosentino/
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ncosentino
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DevLeaderCa
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DevLeaderCa
Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/dev.leader
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickcosentino
United States United States
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Tester / Quality Assurance
United States United States
Started as an assembler developer (HLASM for IBM architecture) then switched to QA and totally fell in love with it.
Student
Wales Wales
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Belgium Belgium
Aerospace engineer and software developer from Antwerp, Belgium.

Currently building https://ballisticapp.io
Technical Lead
Australia Australia
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer
India India
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
United States United States
Just a shiny lil monster. Casts spells in C++. Mostly harmless.
Web Developer
United States United States
Igor is a business intelligence consultant working in Tampa, Florida. He has a BS in Finance from University of South Carolina and Masters in Information Management System from University of South Florida. He also has following professional certifications: MCSD, MCDBA, MCAD.
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer
Serbia Serbia
Mark Pelf is the pen name of just another Software Engineer from Belgrade, Serbia.
My Blog https://markpelf.com/
Software Developer (Senior)
Canada Canada
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer (Senior)
Russian Federation Russian Federation
I'm a professional multimedia developer (more than 10 years) in any kind of applications and technologies related to it, such as DirectShow, Direct3D, WinMM, OpenGL, MediaFoundation, WASAPI, Windows Media and other including drivers development of Kernel Streaming, Audio/Video capture drivers and audio effects. Have experience in following languages: C, C++, C#, delphi, C++ builder, VB and VB.NET. Strong knowledge in math and networking.
Switzerland Switzerland
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Business Analyst Personal
Nigeria Nigeria
I have experience in application development in the use of .Net, PHP, MSSQL, JAVA....
CEO
Wales Wales
Born at an early age, he grew older. At the same time, his hair grew longer, and was tied up behind his head.
Has problems spelling the word "the".
Invented the portable cat-flap.
Currently, has not died yet. Or has he?
Database Developer
France France
I am a professional programmer.
Problem analyse is certainly what I am best at.
My main programming expertise is in the xBase languages (dBase, Clipper, FoxPro, Harbour, xHarbour), then VBA for Excel and advanced Excel WorkBooks.

I also have knowledge on C/C++, d language, HTML, SVG, XML, XSLT, Javascript, PHP, BASICs, Python, COBOL, Assembly.
My personal interests goes to algorithm optimization and puzzles.
France France
Former software engineer now retired. Born in 1948. Started programming in 1970 and has the secret ambition to become the oldest active programmer on this planet.
Software Developer (Senior) BlackRock
United Kingdom United Kingdom
My name is Ruslan Ciurca. Currently, I am a Software Engineer at BlackRock.
Technical Lead
India India
I'm a Software Architect proficient in .NET Core, Azure PaaS, Azure DevOps, and Microservices. With expertise in these technologies, I design scalable and secure software systems. My strong knowledge of .NET Core allows me to create high-performance applications with code reusability. I leverage Azure PaaS services like Azure App Service, Functions, and Storage to develop cloud-native solutions. Using Azure DevOps, I automate the software development lifecycle and establish efficient collaboration. Additionally, I specialize in Microservices architecture, ensuring applications are divided into independent services for flexibility and scalability. Overall, I architect cutting-edge software solutions optimized for the cloud environment.
Retired Cold Elm
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Ex Geologist, Project Manager, Web Hoster, Business Owner and IT Consultant. Now, a traveller to places less travelled. And part time developer trying to keep up!

If you feel like saying thanks, the next time you see a charity request, DONATE. No matter how small, no matter who, it'll count. If you have a choice in the UK, Barnados.
Software Developer NXP Semiconductors
Romania Romania
My professional background includes knowledge of analyst programmer for Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft Visual C#, Microsoft Visual Basic, Sun Java, assembly for Intel 80x86 microprocessors, assembly for PIC microcontrollers (produced by Microchip Inc.), relational databases (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server), concurrent version systems, bug tracking systems, web design (HTML5, CSS3, XML, PHP/MySQL, JavaScript).

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  4. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  5. No author can be nominated twice.
  6. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  7. In the event of a tie, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  8. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  9. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  11. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
  12. By entering the contest you agree to the rules, conditions of entry, and agree that your member alias and any submitted material can be used for promotional purposes by CodeProject.
  13. Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry unless clearly indicated otherwise. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Eligibility

This competition is open to software development professionals & enthusiasts who are of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence; however, residents of Quebec and of the following countries are ineligible to participate due to legal constraints: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Employees (or a member of their immediate family) of CodeProject or any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies are also ineligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter

Entry is by the submission process described above. Please read the submission requirements before submitting your entry and ensure the article is tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category.

Lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries will be disqualified. Any entry containing content that CodeProject deems objectionable for any reason will be disqualified. All decisions of CodeProject with respect to any aspect of the competition, including, without limitation, the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this competition. CodeProject reserves its right to modify the Rules.

CodeProject assumes no responsibility for lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected mail, voice messages, email or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into with entrants.

CodeProject does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of CodeProject in its sole discretion, the competition is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the competition is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its control, CodeProject reserves its right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the competition including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. CodeProject reserves its right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the competition or to be acting in violation of the Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. CodeProject reserves its right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law for any attempts to deliberately damage the competition web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this competition. CodeProject shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the competition including any damage to an entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this competition or from downloading any material from the competition website where applicable.

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