C# 3.0 Extension Methods

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At one time or another most of us have wished we could add functions to one of the intrinsic .NET classes. The solution has always been to either create a static (or sealed) class that contains these “helper” functions or derive a new class that adds the desired functionality. A good... Read more

.NET Framework version detection updated for .NET 3.5 Beta 2

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My article on using managed code to detect what versions and service packs of the .NET Framework are installed on a system has been updated to account for a minor registry change between the January 2007 CTP and Beta 2. Along with that article, the article on using... Read more

URL File Downloader for .NET Updates, Part 2

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Just yesterday I mentioned that I updated my FileDownloader article and class on The Code Project. In that post, I mentioned that there was another update pending that added the ability to set the User-agent HTTP header. I received the notification from The Code Project this morning that they... Read more

URL File Downloader for .NET Updates

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It’s been a while since I wrote the first version of my FileDownloader article and class. Since that time, there have been a lot of positive comments about the article and a handful of feature requests. I finally made the time to update the classes and the article and... Read more

My profile

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I finally felt it was time to put an “About me” type entry on my blog so you can get to know me a little bit better. There are already several links to various profiles that I maintain on LinkedIn, The Code Project, and Community Credit, but they don’t... Read more