Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Microsoft preview releases

Sorry I haven’t been able to post lately. Here’s a quick post to get out some information about the latest preview Microsoft releases. Visual Studio 2013 Preview is available here. Microsoft’s blurb for Visual Studio 2013 says: Applications created with … Continue reading

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Use Word to make a PDF document containing pictures from files with names that match a pattern in C#

The example Make a Word document containing pictures from files with names that match a pattern in C# shows how to make a Word document containing pictures from a group of files. This example is similar to the that one … Continue reading

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Make a Word document containing pictures from files with names that match a pattern in C#

Occasionally I save images that I find interesting from the internet. Recently I wanted to combine all of the pictures of tree houses that I had into a single Word document. This example is the result. Enter a directory name … Continue reading

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Non-English editions of my books

Many of my books have been translated and re-published by foreign publishers. Here are images of the ones that I know about. If you find others, please let me know. (No this isn’t particularly useful, I just think it’s cool … Continue reading

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Quick tip: Use pinvoke.net to get information about API calls for use in C# programs

Platform Invocation Services (pinvoke) lets allows managed .NET code call unmanaged functions that are implemented in a DLL. The functions in a DLL are exposed via an Application Programming Interface (API). The enormous .NET runtime library wraps many API functions … Continue reading

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