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Book Discussion Page: The C# Helper Top 100

This is a discussion page for my book The C# Helper Top 100, The 100 most popular posts at csharphelper.com. Please post questions, thoughts, and suggestions here in the “Leave a Reply” box at the bottom of the page. I … Continue reading

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Table of Contents: The C# Helper Top 100

This is a brief summary of the book’s table of contents. Introduction Part I. Serialization 1. Read a CSV File into an Array (1) 2. Use JSON to Serialize and Deserialize Objects (49) Part II. Graphing 3. Draw a Graph … Continue reading

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New Book: The C# Helper Top 100

I’m happy to announce my latest book, The C# Helper Top 100, The 100 most popular posts at csharphelper.com. It describes the 100 most popular posts on the C# Helper web site. This is my 32nd book and my second … Continue reading

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Display battery status using a notify icon in C#

The example Display battery status in a friendly way in C# shows how to draw an image of a battery to show battery status. This example displays a battery image and the battery’s textual status in a notify icon. In … Continue reading

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Compress JPG files in a directory in C#

I wrote this example to help produce reduced-size versions of some of the thousands of pictures I’ve collected over the years. Unfortunately pictures you take with a modern camera or phone tend to be enormous. Fortunately most of my relatives … Continue reading

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Easily reset file access and write times in C#

You can use this handy utility to reset the last access and last write times for any files that are dragged onto its executable. (I needed it because I had some files that were created while the system’s clock was … Continue reading

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List Dropbox directories and files in C#

Dropbox is a file sharing service. The free Basic version lets you easily share up to 2 GB of files across the internet. The $9.99/month Pro version gives you up to 1 TB and the $15.00/month Business version gives you … Continue reading

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Let the user zoom on a picture in C#

Important: This example does not handle new drawings correctly if you have scaled the image. Read this one to learn how it works and then see the new post Let the user zoom on a picture and draw in C#. … Continue reading

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Provide autosave in C#

This example extends the scribble example (most recently described in the post Provide undo and redo in C#) so it provides an auto-save feature. The following code creates the name of the program’s auto-save file. // The auto-save file name. … Continue reading

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Provide undo and redo in C#

This example adds undo and redo features to the example Save and restore pictures drawn by the user in C#. It’s not terribly hard, but it is long so I’ll break it into sections to make it easier to understand. … Continue reading

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