Useful tools and links

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This page lists some useful tools and links that I visit regularly. If you want to recommend others, please post them in the comments.


Tools

@icon sushi

Image to icon converter that supports the mask editor and the creation of Windows XP 32bit/Windows Vista format icons.

Inkscape

An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

FileZilla Client

A free FTP tool that lets you easily upload and download files.

SimpleOCR

A simple, free OCR (optical character recognition) program that can extract text from scanned documents or images.

Programming Sites

PInvoke.net

A Wiki that provides declarations for API functions, user-defined types used by API functions, and other information related to calling Win32 and other unmanaged APIs from managed code (written in languages such as C# or VB.NET).

C# Helper

My C# site containing tips, tricks, and examples in C#.

VB Helper

My Visual Basic site containing thousands of tips, tricks, and examples in Visual Basic “Classic” and Visual Basic .NET.

Wolfram Mathworld

This site bills itself as “The Web’s Most Extensive Mathematics Resource” and it’s probably right! A great resource for all things mathematical.

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