30 April, 2006

101 Samples for Visual Studio 2005

Nice collection of samlple code for Visual Studio 2005 both in C# an VB.Net. http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/downloads/101samples/default.aspx. The samples include:

  • Changing ACL (Access Control Lists) on files
  • Console Enhancements including buffer control, simple animations and colors
  • Downloading files using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
  • Network Programming including PING, UDP, and TCP network statistics
  • Using the new Stopwatch class to measure time
  • Compressing and decompressing files in the GZip format
  • Retrieving Drive Information
  • Using Generic Collections
  • Creating Regular Expressions to parse text
  • Building a tracing infrastructure to track errors and application performance
  • Controlling cache policies with the new System.Net.Cache namespace
  • Creating a process viewer
  • Creating a Windows service manager
  • Using the data protection API
  • Encrypting and decrypting data
  • Using platform invoke to access legacy or unmanaged code from within managed code
  • Building in support for localization
  • Using the NGEN utility
  • Using the new SecureString class
  • Using new socket class methods
  • Using serial ports with the new Port class
  • Working with the file system
  • Working with threads to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Building a simple web server with HTTPListener

And a lot more, check it out!