Articles Written by Bipin Joshi

Using Unobtrusive Validation in ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms

Updated: Earlier releases of ASP.NET validation controls depended upon JavaScript, emitted by the ASP.NET web form framework. Unobtrusive validation makes use of the data-* attributes of HTML5 for validation purposes. Bipin Joshi shows you how the new unobtrusive validation features work for Web Forms.

Zip and Unzip Files Programmatically in C#

The .NET framework 4.5 introduces some new classes in System.IO.Compression namespace that allows you to deal with Zip files programmatically. Using these classes you can create new Zip files, open and modify existing Zip files and extract the contents of Zip files via code. This article examines some of these classes.

Working with Arrays in C#

Although single dimensional arrays are most commonly used in C#, other varieties such as multidimensional arrays and jagged arrays are also available to C# developers. Additionally, the Array class comes in handy when it comes to sorting or searching an array.

Using Preprocessor Directives in C#

Bipin Joshi shows you how to use C# preprocessor directives to instruct the C# compiler to alter the compilation process in some way. For example you may instruct the C# compiler that a particular block of code be excluded from the compilation process.

Working with Promises in Windows Store Apps

To deal with the complexity involved in asynchronous programming, Windows Store apps make use of what is known as a Promise. At code level a promise is an object that represents the result of an asynchronous operation and returns a value at some future point in time. This article discusses what Promises are and also shows how to use them in a Windows Store app.

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