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Best Web Dev article of February 2012

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Current Entries

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3 Dec 2013bbirajdar
How to embed an image in email body
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21 Feb 2012Anoop Pillai
In this post, we'll explore how to generate code from a simple XML model, with in Visual Studio - For a lot of scenarios
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22 May 2012Henrik Jonsson
An extended Static markup extension implementation for Silverlight 5 and WPF supporting invoking static methods with arguments, and a Silverlight Type markup extension implementation.
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21 Feb 2012jeff00seattle
WebSlideProjector is a ASP.NET 3.5 Web Application that manages a fullscreen background slideshow (presented by supersized! jQuery library) with handling of anonymous user Projector Setup and login-administered Slide Carousel loading (using IZWebFileManager ASP.NET File Manager library).
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3 Feb 2012Dr. Sai
Pixel Manipulation in Silverlight
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18 Feb 2012GregEllis
You can do it with some XORs:int a = 25, b = 7;a = a ^ b;b = b ^ a;a = a ^ b;Or the same thing with some shorthand to make the code even harder to read:a ^= b;b ^= a;a ^= b;
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8 Feb 2012thatraja
HTML Marquee & its alternatives
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17 Feb 2012josh.rendon
That conclusion is definitely wrong. Your equation expanded equals: b = (a+b) - (a-b) = a+b - a + b = 2*bFor your example a=20, b=10b = (20+10) - (20-10) = (30) - (10) = 20b = 20 + 10 - 20 + 10 = 20A counter example to disprove this: a=75, b=88b = (75+88) - (75-88) =...
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7 Feb 2012apis3445
Its a silverlight page to create a simple comic with photos and text-ballons
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3 Feb 2012Ido Flatow
Improved streaming in IIS hosting
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15 Feb 2012Andreas Gieriet
I think the following Regex and HtmlDecode would do:string html = ...;string textonly = HttpUtility.HtmlDecode( Regex.Replace(html, @"|", ""));Any HTML construct that would not be stripped off properly by this?
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9 Feb 2012Winstan
MVC3 webgrid does not return rows collection, here is a tip to get several objects selected
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16 Feb 2012Dr. Sai
This article demonstrates how to code the Carousel animation effect in Silverlight
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27 Feb 2012Ondrej_Uzovic
Simple example showing the communication between Silverlight client and Java application.
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16 Feb 2012Ryan Samiee
Open MVC PLUS ENTITY FRAMEWORK + XML DB FOR WebLight Components for MVC.NET 3.0
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4 Feb 2012chetan virkar
Uploading Zip File in ASP.NET
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2 Feb 2012Ido Flatow
This post is about the ASP.NET compatibility mode default change of WCF 4.5.
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17 Feb 2012cigwork
Outlines the construction of a simple data dictionary utility for MS-SQL using extended properties.
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27 Feb 2012Steve Wellens
CSS 4? Really? CSS 3 isn't fully released yet! What on earth is going on here?It all started when I was fooling around with GIMP, the extremely powerful free graphics editor. I took a public domain image, re-sized it, gave it a transparent background and then added a perspective shadow.
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10 Feb 2012clbyrne
I did something similar with a PageToken class, but I put it in the Master Page so that I could implement it on any page that uses the Master Page. In our code we wrapped the session variables in their own class called Session variables.We needed a little more functionality for complex pages...
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13 Aug 2012Giorgio Lasala
Development of webservices using sandbox solutions
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8 Feb 2012Pascal Hubert
Looks like what I use!ServicePointManager.ServerCertificateValidationCallback = New RemoteCertificateValidationCallback(Function() True)
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24 Feb 2012Stephen Dycus
Introduction to HTML5 game development.
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14 Feb 2012Ramanujam Shankar 1 alternative  
Validate entered From Date and To Date in web application using JavaScript
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14 Feb 2012LordXandor
Simple cross browser JavaScript get set
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21 Feb 2012Artem Smirnov
Jasmine is one of the most popular BDD-style JavaScript testing frameworks.
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24 Feb 2012Gil Fink
How to update an existing IndexedDB objectStore
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20 Feb 2012Saeid.Babaei86
How to register a stylesheet file at run time
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1 Feb 2012Giorgi Dalakishvili
Dynamic ViewState in ASP.NET WebForms – Part 2
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2 Feb 2012Artem Smirnov
Custom ASP.NET Model Binders Series - Part 3: Subclassing your models
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13 Feb 2012raphadesa
Hi, well first I wanted to post it as an article, but Code Project refused it saying it would be too short...If you want to see the original url, please goto:http://ms-technologies.blogspot.com/[^]There's also the code for download there...Thanks, Raphaël...
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17 Feb 2012James Treworgy
Dragging and dropping onto HTML Image Maps
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11 Feb 2012Ramanujam Shankar
Trim, Change button mouse hover pointer Functions using JavaScript
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6 Feb 2012janman_dk
This works when running in browser. If you need to obtain this information when running OOB, see this article: http://www.pitorque.de/MisterGoodcat/post/Determine-screen-resolution-in-Silverlight-OOB.aspx[^].
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25 Feb 2012wullinkm
Workaround for Valums AJAX File Upload IE9 issues
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21 Feb 2012santhosh-padamatinti
This tip display the how to convert a object data to a Javascript array(JSON format)
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1 Feb 2012zoyobar
jqplot can display the location of the cursor, can also enlarge an area that user selected
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22 Feb 2012wullinkm
In this post, we’ll discuss how you can get IIS to use basic authentication against an ASP.NET Membership store.
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14 Feb 2012Florian Rappl
Building a full featured (and fun-packed) single-player game out of the box.
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9 Feb 2017Giorgio Bozio
Print PDF in ASP.NET MVC
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12 Feb 2012MeraMBA.com, maq_rohit
How to work with CloudDrive, Your azure hard drive in Azure
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6 Feb 2012DaveAuld
Using Client Side Timer and Hidden Elements to catch a Bot submission in Asp.Net MVC
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29 Oct 2012M@dHatter
The Token Manager allows web developers to program PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript into tokens that can be used throughout WordPress.
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2 Aug 2012Gil Fink
The article describes the HTML5 IndexedDB API and how to use it.
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20 Feb 2012Lakamraju Raghuram
This article aims at building an simple Windows phone 7 application for accessing Codeproject content.
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30 Dec 2013Gokuldas
Task Tracker is an offline web application developed using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

Current Participants

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

Founder eXternSoft GmbH
Switzerland Switzerland
I feel comfortable on a variety of systems (UNIX, Windows, cross-compiled embedded systems, etc.) in a variety of languages, environments, and tools.
I have a particular affinity to computer language analysis, testing, as well as quality management.

More information about what I do for a living can be found at my LinkedIn Profile and on my company's web page (German only).
Architect
India India
Architect, Developer, Speaker | Wannabe GUT inventor & Data Scientist | Microsoft MVP in C#
Software Developer armheSistemas
Mexico Mexico
I'm a software developer. I like to develop web pages and desktop systems. I'm learning unity, xamarin, swift, android, security, UX
Software Developer GeekSoft
Lithuania Lithuania
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Web Developer
India India
Software developer by profession, working for a service and product based organisation in India.

Career graph:
Software Programmer since 2002.
Web Developer in ASP.NET since 2004.

Interests:
I love reading the blogs and articles of technology experts. I love codeproject and stackoverflow .

I love to share knowledge and help the programmers. I appreciate if some body corrects my code or my concepts which helps me learn.
India India
hi
Currently I am working on Asp.net and sql Server 2005
just having 1+ year experianced!
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nothing interesting to report.
Software Developer Florida Department of Education
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.
Engineer
Scotland Scotland
I have been working in the Oil & Gas Industry for over 30 years now.

Core Discipline is Instrumentation and Control Systems.

Completed Bsc Honours Degree (B29 in Computing) with the Open University in 2012.

Currently, Offshore Installation Manager in the Al Shaheen oil field, which is located off the coast of Qatar. Prior to this, 25 years of North Sea Oil & Gas experience.
Software Developer BBD Johannesburg
South Africa South Africa
Bsc (Hons) Business Information Systems.
MCTS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
MCTS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
MCTS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer Certification.
Web Developer
India India
I have a PhD in pure mathematics from HCU. I have been programming in Microsoft technologies for more than a decade. My interests are C#, WPF Silverlight, MFC, COM.
Software Developer
Egypt Egypt
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Chief Technology Officer
Germany Germany
Florian lives in Munich, Germany. He started his programming career with Perl. After programming C/C++ for some years he discovered his favorite programming language C#. He did work at Siemens as a programmer until he decided to study Physics.

During his studies he worked as an IT consultant for various companies. After graduating with a PhD in theoretical particle Physics he is working as a senior technical consultant in the field of home automation and IoT.

Florian has been giving lectures in C#, HTML5 with CSS3 and JavaScript, software design, and other topics. He is regularly giving talks at user groups, conferences, and companies. He is actively contributing to open-source projects. Florian is the maintainer of AngleSharp, a completely managed browser engine.
Technical Lead sparXys
Israel Israel
Gil Fink is a web development expert and ASP.Net/IIS Microsoft MVP. He is the founder and owner of sparXys. He is currently consulting for various enterprises and companies, where he helps to develop Web and RIA-based solutions. He conducts lectures and workshops for individuals and enterprises who want to specialize in infrastructure and web development. He is also co-author of several Microsoft Official Courses (MOCs) and training kits, co-author of "Pro Single Page Application Development" book (Apress) and the founder of Front-End.IL Meetup. You can read his publications at his website: http://www.gilfink.net
Software Developer
Georgia Georgia
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Italy Italy
Software architect. At present working on C# development, with mainly Asp.net Ajax and MVC user inteface. Particularly interested in OOP, test driven, agile development.
Software Developer Infoservice
Italy Italy
Giorgio Lasala is a Software Developer.
He is experienced with designing and developing web and desktop application based on the most recent Microsoft technologies.
He is MCPD Sharepoint Developer 2010
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am Solution Architect with 20+ years of IT experience in the field of real time,embedded,client/server and web based applications and Business Intelligence . I am currently working as Senior Consultant for Infor.
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
Sweden Sweden
Henrik Jonsson is a Microsoft Professional Certified Windows Developer (MCPD) that currently works as an IT consultant in Västerås, Sweden.

Henrik has worked in several small and large software development projects in various roles such as architect, developer, CM and tester.

He regularly reads The Code Project articles to keep updated about .NET development and get new ideas. He has contributed with articles presenting some useful libraries for Undo/Redo, Dynamic Linq Sorting and a Silverlight 5 MultiBinding solution.
Architect Sela Group
Israel Israel
Web developer since 1997. I'm a senior architect at Sela Group in Israel. I'm a consultant, trainer (Microsoft MCT), and a speaker in conferences worldwide.
My main fields are WCF, ASP.NET, Windows Azure, IIS, Entity Framework, and Silverlight.
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 (Senior)
Denmark Denmark
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer (Senior) Shaw Inspection Systems Ltd
United Kingdom United Kingdom
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
I enjoy and take seriously the craft of programming, and I improve upon my skills daily. Start day: coffee is always a good idea!
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.
Technical Lead
India India
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Did my masters from IIT-M in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and working mainly on C++ in CAD domain from 2004 onwards.
Working on web technologies using Angular 7.0 and above, HTML5, CSS3 from 2015.
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 (Senior) Codevendor
United States United States
Please visit my personal website https://codevendor.com for my latest codes and updates.
Software Developer HCL Technologies Limited
India India
Rahul has worked on several technologies in Microsoft's technology stack. He has been in field of software developemnt for two years. He started with ASP.net and graduated to Windows application develeopment. His technology experience includes C#, LINQ, T-SQL,T-SQL, XML, PL\SQL, C, C++, VB, WebServices..

Apart from all these he is working on some of the most recent technology offerings such as Windows Azure, SQL Azure, SQL Azure Sync framework, MS Dallas, Powershell etc.

His goal of knowledge is to possess knowledge that is sky high and earth deep.
Architect
Slovakia Slovakia
My programming path started in 1987 when I got my first computer Sharp MZ-800.
It came with 8 bit CPU Z80, 64Kb RAM and the tape recorder. It was a great machine. I think I still have it somewhere.
I was fascinated and I started to write first programs. Eventually I became developer and software architect. I like innovations and clean nice solutions.
Software Developer
Croatia Croatia
Software engineer.

Mostly back-end, but I do some Angular as well.
I've started with C/C++, now I almost exclusively work with .Net.
SQL follows along.

I believe I have earned moniker of mature programmer Smile | :) .
Software Developer
Belgium Belgium
IT Technicien, IT Support,.NET Developer
Web Developer Mahindra Logisoft Business Solution Limited, Chenn
India India
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer (Senior) Messages S.A.S
France France
I am Web Developer at Messages, a printing company in Toulouse, France. I am particularly interested about Blazor, but my primary development platform at work is ASP.NET MVC with C#. I have 15 years experience in developing software, always using Microsoft Technologies.
Belgium Belgium
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer FRI
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer Semantic Space Technologies
India India
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Team Leader DejaMi Inc.
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.
EndWell Software, Inc.
United States United States
I am an independent contractor/consultant working in the Twin Cities area in Minnesota. I work in .Net, Asp.Net, C#, C++, XML, SQL, Windows Forms, HTML, CSS, etc., etc., etc.
Team Leader
India India
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Kenya Kenya
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Software Developer Dexchange Outsourcing
Netherlands Netherlands
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
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
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