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A Simple Command Line Interface with a Custom Scrollbar

The CCommandLine control can be used to add a command line interface to any application. It supports a "scrollback buffer" of the last 100 lines typed in, as well as a custom scrollbar whose functionality mirrors that found under certain versions of KDE and Gnome.

HotProp Control

The HotProp control was designed for applications that need a flexible, modeless property window. (The article, demo project, and source code were updated.)

Creating the Monitor Custom Control

This control imitates the famous monitor of the MS Windows Display properties dialog box. It was built to provide the functionality of representing the screen display with a bitmap image background.

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Creating Images from Scratch in C#

Creating Images from Scratch in C#

Because it's often easier to address pixels/cells directly than to use Windows Forms or something similar, it's very often simpler to manipulate raw pixel data directly.

Boxing and Unboxing in VB.NET

Boxing and Unboxing in VB.NET

The concepts of boxing and unboxing data might be second nature for many, but for newbies it's worth covering. And, the "old hands" may learn something new, as well.

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