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Sonam Singh WPF
What happened to my vacations
College is opening tommorow and I am thinking what i have done in past 1 and half months of vacations. The only thing i can remember is bluz,my open source project. Where is that p2p thing i decided earlier? All the research papers about skype,overlay networks ,guntella etc are lying there on disk as it is.i have read them only once.I have read not understood.. The positive side of vacations is: 1)I learned a lot about WPF,Blend etc. 2) I am participating in win7 contest based on above experience. ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 5:20 PM

I am gonna win this contest
Hii guys, Just heard about this If you have a little experience with MS .Net and you are as empty as me,Have a look over it. The prizes are awesome and mouth watering .You will have to grasp a little about the windows 7 techonolgies though .But you can do that for atleast 17777$. I am getting ready with a killer app idea..yes it is a a killer idea,Either it will Kill MS or my!(Sorry bill,its a metaphor,don't take it serious.) And the best thing is that ,My ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:57 AM

Extracting Album art from An Audio File
I have moved the tagging features for my media player application from MediaInfo to taglib-sharp. because taglib-sharp provides writing of tags back to audio files too.. As a matter of fact, Everything else was fine but,it took me whole half day to figure out how to display an image (album art) from taglib-sharp. I thought to finally post this workaround. TagLib.File file = TagLib.File.Create((FilePath); //FilePath is the audio file location TagLib.IPicture pic=file.Tag.Pictures[0]; //pic contains ......

Posted On Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:27 AM

Awesome way to support plugins/AddIns in your applications
Hey all, I can't imagine how easy it can be to develop and maintain a plugin architecture with System.AddIn and this tool VSPipelineBuilder.. This is a visual studio addIn is an open source project by the ClrAddIn team and is really awesome. U just define an interface/Contract and rest of the things, just a single click through that addIn. AddIn will implement that Interface and thats it,u can use it..Cheers ......... I used it for first defining a single interface .and implemented a small AddIn. ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 14, 2009 5:53 AM

ListView DragDrop in WPF,multiselect
After going through the web ,I haven't got anything that i can use directly to enable drag drop between two listview controls or within same for multiple items. The best thing available in my opinion is this one by Josh smith: But it is for single SelectionMode only Another one for multiselct is this: But the second one has many limitations.. So i have done some work to extend ......

Posted On Monday, March 2, 2009 5:46 PM

Setting "WindowStyle=None" hides taskbar on maximizing
If you ever tried to make irregular windows in wpf and used setting windowstyle=none,You might have used some code like this to enable minimising,maximising properties for the window: private void Minimize_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) { this.WindowState = WindowState.Minimized; } private void Maximize_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) { this.WindowState = WindowState.Maximized; } But on maximizing ,the window hides the taskbar.i.e it goes fullscreen. To avoid that issue,You can use ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 11:49 PM

WPF and vlc
I am trying harder to make a player based on the vlc libraries.
I am using .Net interface to vlc as described on
.And shall bring GUI to WPF reach.

Any Guidance or project co-ordinators  willing to lead this open source project?
I want to bring the best of both worlds.i.e The media player usability with the power of vlc.
Just mail me at Directly..

Posted On Thursday, January 8, 2009 4:20 AM

How to Wrap hard disk in a control?Help
Well..I am trying to index my hard disk. After making an initial Index,I want to get notified from hard disk for any change in the file system on any drive whatsoever (Removable media not into account).The hard disk will notify a background running windows service(of my app) for event like file moved,copied,deleted,created etc. U can say,i want to make my hard disk a control like a button which fires event when clicked.Using Windows Indexing Service would be an overkill. Any suggestions or ideas ......

Posted On Friday, November 28, 2008 5:38 AM

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