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Avoid Multiple Queries When Querying for Max and Min Values
by Cindy Rodriguez
Instead of making one query to get the Max and Min values for a column, and then making another query to get additional information about those rows, you can do it all in one query.
Determining Merge Errors in a Typed DataSet
by Srinath MS
Discover the underlying cause of Merge Constraint errors when merging DataSets.
Launching an Asynchronous Operation Using BackgroundWorker
by Jayadev D
The .NET BackgroundWorker class makes it a snap to launch asynchronous operations on a separate thread.
Binding a Hashtable to a DropDownList Web Server Control
by Deepak Choudhari
Set the DataSource, DataTextField, and DataValueField properties correctly, and you're done.
Adding an Installer Class to a Windows Service
by Wan Omar
Follow these simple steps to add an installer class to your Windows service.
Edit Project Files Directly in Visual Studio
by Srinath MS
You used to have to edit projects files (.csproj) in Notepad to change file locations or other incorrect attributes. Now you can do it inside the Visual Studio IDE.
Using the Guard Mechanism in Multi-Threaded Applications
by Senthil Sivasubramanian
Usage of the guard mechanism in multi-threaded applications instead of the explicit lock and unlock instructions in the application can save quite a lot of undesirable synchronization problems.
An OCX-less Progress Bar
by Brian Abernathy
Here's a simple way to add a functional progress bar without including the Common Controls library.
Discover Long-Running Queries
by Srinath MS
Let SQL Server tell you which queries take the longest to run.
Make Minor Code Changes to .ASPX Pages Without Rebuilding
by Jaya Nehru
Use this workaround to take advantage of the OnPreRender event, and avoid rebuilding your entire project when you need to make only minor changes to your ASPX pages.
A Handy Way to Use Notepad for Logging
by Senthil Sivasubramanian
Notepad can be a useful way to keep a log of entries, such as a "to do" list.
Prevent Users from Launching Multiple Instances of Your Application
by Greggory Payne
Here's how you can make sure that only one instance of your application is running on any given machine.
How to Access JavaScript Variables on Postback in ASP.NET
by Deepak Choudhari
Here's how you can pass values from client-side JavaScript to your ASP.NET server.
Remove DataLinks in an Excel Workbook Programmatically
by Srinath MS
This is useful when you have an object such as a Chart in a workbook that depends on data from another workbook.
Method to Release COM Object References
by Srinath MS
Use this method to release references to COM objects immediately.
Correction to the Tip "Email Address Validation Using a Regular Expression"
by Bennaidja Billel
This version corrects a problem with email address checking in the original tip.
Converting Between List and String Types
by Srinath MS
You can convert .NET Lists to delimited strings—and vice-versa.
Evaluating an Object's PropertyPath
by Rahul Singla
This workaround provides a way to evaluate the PropertyPath value of an object, even if it's not bound to a data consumer.
Encrypt and Decrypt Configuration File Sections from a Command Line
by Deepak Choudhari
When you're delivering an application or testing it, it's very convenient to be able to encrypt and decrypt sections of a configuration file from a command line.
Get a Table Description in Oracle's PL/SQL
by Aaron Mason
Using Oracle's PL/SQL, you can get complete table column descriptions using this command.
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