Obtaining Image Information on your own

With help from the .NET Framework, everybody can program his own ImageInfo component without this project turning into an inordinate effort – you just have to use the Bitmap class to your advantage. And presto – we have size information… Continue Reading


Displaying Event Log Entries the ASP.NET Way

The Event Viewer should be familiar to nearly everyone (see picture). In this article I will demonstrate how the list of entries can be emulated very elegantly using ASP.NET and the .NET Framework SDK. As an exercise for the reader… Continue Reading


WHOIS queries the .NET way

Querying a dot-com domain To demonstrate the principle of how a WHOIS query works, we use the American registry Network Solutions (compare screen shot): http://www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois All one has to do is enter the domain name, click Search – and the… Continue Reading


Use of Expression Trees in .NET for Lambda Decomposition

Expression Trees comes very handy when you want your lambda expression to be evaluated only when the object needs it to be compiled. Generally when we pass an annonymous delegate it builds the entire Expression Tree and C# is capable… Continue Reading


Comparing Visual Basic 6.0 to C#

In this article, we shall discuss the differences between VB6 and C#. This topic is based on a seminar, discussing the development of the C# language.  What can C# do that Visual Basic 6 can’t? C# can do quite a… Continue Reading