Format specifiers are most often used with numbers. What happens if you want to format a variable differently if the number is negative versus positive? Learn the specifiers needed to make this happen in .NET.
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Whether you use C# or VB .NET for your ASP.NET pages, you'll want to validate any data entered by your users. In this first of two parts, learn about three of the validation controls provided with .NET.
Every .NET object has the ToString method that can be used to dump its state. This article explains implementating a generic object state dumper mechanism that can be used across all objects.
Accelerator tables aren't the sexiest thing to code in Microsoft .NET. But ask any professional user interface designer and you'll find that keyboard acceleration is usually considered a critical application feature.
Managed C++, C#, VB .NET, and other .NET programming languages are compiled to IL code (or MSIL). Learning MSIL gives you the chance to understand some things that are generally hidden. While you never need to write programs in MSIL directly, in some difficult cases it is very useful to open the MSIL code and see how things are done.
In the latest CodeGuru .NET Nuts '& Bolts column, Mark covers encrypting data using the cryptography classes available through the Microsoft .NET Framework.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
Adding extra fields to an ASP.NET membership set-up doesn't have to be difficult, especially if there is only a small amount of data.
Hannes du Preez explains what delegates are and how to use them to call managed and unmanaged code in VB.NET.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.