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Graph currency rates over time in C#

This example, which shows how to graph currency rates for a specific currency, is a bit longish. Sorry about that. It uses Yahoo Query Language (YQL), which you can use to perform a wide variety of queries on Yahoo’s data. … Continue reading

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Get currency exchange rates in C#

This example shows how you can get currency exchange rates from finance.yahoo.com. When it starts, the program uses the following code to get the currency exchange rates. // Get the currency symbols. private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { string … Continue reading

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Get stock prices from different exchanges in C#

The example Get stock prices from the internet in C# shows how to download stock prices from download.finance.yahoo.com. It builds a URL of the following form to get prices for MCI, DIS, COKE, and PEP: http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=MCI+DIS+COKE+PEP&f=sl1d1t1c1 To get prices from … Continue reading

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Make a temperature forecast in C#

The example Get weather forecast data in C# explains how to read weather forecast data from OpenWeatherMap. This example uses that data to list the forecast’s temperatures. The forecast data has (in part) the following structure. <weatherdata> … <forecast> <time … Continue reading

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Get weather forecast data in C#

There are many sites that offer weather condition and weather forecast services. All of the ones I found required you to have a developer key, although most of them have a free membership that works for a simple program like … Continue reading

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Display Google Maps for the computer’s location in C#

This example combines the techniques of the following two posts to display the computer’s current location in Google Maps: Use the Location API to find the computer’s latitude and longitude in C# Display Google maps for an address inside a … Continue reading

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Use the Location API to find the computer’s latitude and longitude in C#

Before you try this, note the following caveats: This only works in .NET Framework 4.0 or later and Windows 7 or later. The operating system can grant or deny access to location information for a program. If the application is … Continue reading

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Display Google Maps for an address inside a form in C#

This was a lot easier until changes to Google Maps and the WebBrowser control added some rather annoying complications. The idea is simple. You use the techniques described in Display Google Maps for an address in C# to get a … Continue reading

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Display Google Maps for an address in C#

This example shows how to make Google Maps look up an address and display a map in the system’s default browser. A Google Maps URL can use the following format. http://maps.google.com/maps?q=QUERY&t=TYPE&z=ZOOM Where: QUERY is the query. If it begins with … Continue reading

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Download images from a web page in C#

This is a big program and this description only touches on its most interesting parts. Download it to see the details. The program displays a WebBrowser control on the left. Click the links on the WebBrowser to navigate to a … Continue reading

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