Articles Written by Bradley Jones

Getting Graphics to stay on a Form (C#)

If you draw graphics onto a form, they may be lost when the form or sections of the form refreshes. This program shows one way to retain the graphics on the form background. (It also shows how to draw some graphics!)

What Are Partial Types in C#?

Partial types are a construct that Microsoft has proposed be added to C#. It is never too early to learn more.

What Are C# Generics?

Microsoft has announced a number of changes that should occur in future C# standards. One of these changes is a template-like feature called generics.

Using Multiple Interfaces

Multiple inheritance is not possible in C# using classes; however, you can implement multiple interfaces. This is a simple example of inheriting characteristics of multiple interfaces.

Getting Information About A File

This example presents the FileInfo class, which allows you to get information about a file.

Formatting Negative Numbers Differently Than Positive

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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