Posts Tagged ‘C# and C++’

Managed Add-In Framework

Chapter 50: Managed Add-In Framework What’s In This Chapter? Architecture of the Managed Add-In Framework Defining a Contract Implementing a Pipeline Creating Add-Ins Hosting Add-Ins This chapter describes in detail the Managed Add-In Framework (MAF) architecture and how to create add-ins and host add-ins using MAF. You can read about the architecture of MAF and […]

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Visual Studio Tools for Office

Chapter 49: Visual Studio Tools for Office What’s In This Chapter? What types of projects you can create with VSTO and what capabilities you can include in these projects Fundamental techniques that apply to all types of VSTO solutions Using host items and host controls Building VSTO solutions with a custom UI Visual Studio Tools […]

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Graphics with GDI+

Chapter 48: Graphics with GDI+ What’s In This Chapter? Principles of drawing Colors and the safety palette Pens and brushes Lines and simple shapes BMP images and other image files Drawing Text Fonts and font families Dealing with printing You will notice that quite a number of chapters in this book deal with user interaction […]

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Refactoring in C# & ASP.NET – Abstract Factory with Reflection

In the Wrox book Professional Refactoring in C# & ASP.NET, author Danijel Arsenovski discusses creating data providers through the Abstract Factory Pattern. Here, I discuss an alternative method for implementing this pattern.

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Regular Expressions in C# System.Text.RegularExpressions

Excerpt from Professional C# 2008 By Bill Evjen Regular expressions are part of those small technology areas that are incredibly useful in a wide range of programs, yet rarely used among developers. You can think of regular expressions as a mini-programming language with one specific purpose: to locate substrings within a large string expression. It […]

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Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Data Binding with C# 2005

Excerpt from Professional C# 2005 with .NET 3.0  by Christian Nagel Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is one of the three major extensions of .NET Framework 3.0. WPF is a new library to create the UI for smart client applications. While the Windows Forms controls are based on native Windows controls that make use of Window […]

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Using Generic Methods

Excerpt from Professional .NET 2.0 Generics By Tod Golding So much attention gets paid to the new generic classes that have been introduced with .NET generics, I often find developers overlooking what can be achieved through the use of generic methods. In fact, in many cases, you may discover one of the first opportunities to […]

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