WPF Matrix Rain Dashboard Control

WPF Dashboard

  Video of the dashboard control running is at : CodePlex Updated: Source code for this project is now hosted at CodePlex ( The hardest part of this (or any) dashboard gauge is the collection of the telemetry /

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WinForms vs WPF

I just finished a calendar control with customizable colors (as an exercise mainly) and then I wanted to use it in a new Modern UI (Metro) theme. Ugh, I had done all my work using the WinForms framework: System.Windows.Drawing. The

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Lee Shelton Mug Shot

Inmate Lee Shelton was re-captured after he wandered away from his software work-detail : “I was just going to get a cup of coffee”, Shelton said in his defense.         Lee Shelton is suspected of the following

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WCF For Matching Legacy SOAP Web Services

New WCF web services: Can you match my older SOAP messages? When interoperability with vendors means matching existing services, you need to tweak the Data Contracts. Legacy services can have some unique structures that are sometimes hard to match. Using

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Singleton WCF Web Service

The needs of the many, met by one. In this scenario, we have a look up (WCF) web service that needs to return a matching customer code when invoked with a caller ID parameter. The look up table is static

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Quick brown fox

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How do WordPress sites get ToolsPack malware?

ToolsPack plugin is bad stuff…   Symptoms: Your index.php file(s) get JavaScript with something like this at the top: <script>if(window.document)aa=new RegExp(‘test’,’i’).toString();aaa=’/… Then, after cleaning, it returns. Plus you get BlackListed by Google. How does your index.php file get overwritten? Then,

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