Searching for a file across a hard drive is a slow, tedious operation. Learn how to take advantage of the Windows Desktop Search API and database to find files very quickly. Add innovative new features to your applications
using the search capabilities built-in to Vista and available for…
Use Windows API calls in your .NET code to put your computer to sleep based on almost any application.
Arian Kulp's Blog
Software: Visual Basic or Visual C# Express Editions
This is a simple utility that will look for devices on the network.
3 Leaf Development
Software: Visual Studio Express Editions
Source Code: Lost!!! But check out this
article which shows off…
We highlighted this project a year and a half ago, That's a great shot... Greenshot, and it's been chugging away, moving slowly and steadily to a v1.0 release. And now... Greenshot 1.0 is finally available for download now!We are very proud to announce that Greenshot 1.0 is finally available for…
In this article, I'll demonstrate how to use the new Windows 7 location feature to download photos taken in your vicinity from Flickr and use them to update your desktop wallpaper. The utility is written as an addin for my previous
Utility Runner project (the MEF application).
Do people visit your desk when you're at meetings? Do they leave you messages for when you get back? If you're like me, you end up losing those messages half the time. Here's a fun screensaver program that let's people leave messages for you right on
Pete Brown has created an
example of accessing a scanner with WIA via WPF. In the past we've chatted about
going paperless with WIA and
accessing a camera with it too, but Pete talks about how WIA the guts of it works and how to get an application to leverage it.
To find out…
In this article, you'll learn how to use federated search in Windows 7 to easily locate items from various public and private sources directly from Windows Explorer.
In this article, I've created a class file to encapsulate a federated search provider. This lets you use the new…
David Veeneman wrote a neat little console application that will
convert RGB colors to HLS (Hue-Luminance-Saturation) or HSB (Hue-Saturation-Brightness) over at Code Project.
One of the neat things David also did was show off using IValueConverter as well to do some of the conversion for you.…
In this article, you'll learn how to create an application with full plug-in support.
It's been a number of months since I released the
first version of my Utility Runner application. Utility Runner makes it possible to run system utilities with as little overhead as possible:…