June 21, 2003

The Basics of GDI+

n graphical user interfaces such as Microsoft Windows, drawing on the screen is an important task. Everything displayed on the screen is based on simple drawing operations. Often, environments such

Asynchronous Calls in .NET

hen you make a method call on an object, typically you must block the client while the object executes the call, and control returns to the client only when the

Using GDI+ in ASP.NET Web Applications, Part I

DI+ is a technology that developers generally associate with Windows Forms applications because they use it to draw anything on the screen from custom controls to diagrams. However, you can

GDI+ Drawing Page, Part I

here was a time, not too long ago, when browser-based user interfaces were considered both the status quo and the Next Great Thing. The demand for Windows Forms-based applications started

Getting Started with Regular Expressions

egular expressions. The name doesn’t conjure up any grandiose ideas about what they are all about. How could it with the word “regular” in the title? For those of you

Dynamically Adding Wired Controls to Web Forms

eb Forms that require only controls and functionality provided by the built-in ASP.NET Web server controls are easy to create. But creating Web Forms that require or are designed with

Handling SQL Server Errors in Nested Procedures

asic error handling in SQL Server’s programming language, Transact-SQL, is straightforward. But when you nest calls to stored procedures, and the procedures have SQL transactions, error handling becomes much more

Python Boosts JAR File Auditor Functionality

nderstanding the Java classpath and Java’s classloading mechanism are essential for any proficient Java developer. In a previous DevX article (Put an End to Jar File and Class Name Conflicts),