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Articles by Colin Angus Mackay (Articles: 11, Technical Blogs: 3)

Articles: 11, Technical Blogs: 3

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Average article rating: 4.60

7 Jan 2004   Updated: 6 Mar 2004   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.07
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A central point for co-ordinating the EuroCPian's Spring 2004 Party in London
10 Apr 2004   Updated: 25 May 2004   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.74
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The page for all the latest information on the second unofficial EuroCPian event in Brussels on the 4th September 2004
Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
10 Nov 2005   Updated: 10 Nov 2005   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 74   Popularity: 8.68
Licence: CPOL    Views: 369,087     Bookmarked: 98   Downloaded: 4,517
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This article provides an introduction to passing values between two forms in an application. The examples are written in C# and VB.NET and are targeted at .NET 1.1.
Mobile Apps
29 May 2004   Updated: 29 May 2004   Rating: 4.03/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 4.74
Licence: CPOL    Views: 80,341     Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 201
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As globalization increases internationalized applications become more important. This hangman game is a fun introduction to some of the internationalization features of the .NET Compact Framework.
Windows Mobile
23 Jan 2005   Updated: 23 Jan 2005   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 238   Popularity: 11.55
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Discusses various aspects of SQL Injection attacks, what to look for in your code, and how to secure it against SQL Injection attacks.
Programming Languages
3 May 2003   Updated: 3 Dec 2003   Rating: 4.62/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.20
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An article on the .NET Framework's implementation of the Iterator pattern
21 May 2004   Updated: 21 May 2004   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 5.62
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Driving the PC Speaker from .NET.
28 Mar 2007   Updated: 5 Apr 2007   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.85
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A step by step example of how to build up an algorithm by writing the unit tests first
Web Development
20 Sep 2003   Updated: 20 Sep 2003   Rating: 3.60/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 4.83
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How to reduce the viewstate your application generates and the effects of its reduction.
6 Dec 2008   Updated: 6 Dec 2008   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.27
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An introduction on how to use Virtual Earth's ASP.NET Controls to show data on a map.
10 Apr 2013   Updated: 24 Apr 2013   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.30
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Xander.PasswordValidator is an assembly (or two) that assists in validatating passwords in .NET applications.

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11 Aug 2013   Updated: 11 Aug 2013   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to inject a dependency into an IHttpModule with Unity
Programming Languages
24 Mar 2013   Updated: 24 Mar 2013   Rating: 3.40/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.62
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A quick guide to geolocation in JavaScript.
Web Development
1 Apr 2013   Updated: 1 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Automatically replacing an image on an HTML page when it is not found

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Scotland Scotland
Have been a Code Project MVP 5 years running and was Microsoft C# MVP 4 years running, MBCS, MIAP and a whole bunch of other stuff. Now I just help run Scottish Developers which is a user group with software development events in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee and I have also started an open source project to help with Password Validation

Main topics I blog about:
* Parallelization in .NET
* Code Quality
* Data Security