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Get the number of days in a month in .NET

If you’ve ever wondered how to get the number of days for a given month in .NET, the solution is pretty easy: System.DateTime.DaysInMonth(int year, int month)System.DateTime.DaysInMonth(int year, int month) Hope it helps!

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Using IronPython to extend your .NET applications

One of the interesting new things on the .NET platform is the recent addition of Python and Ruby to the CLR. Both versions for .NET are called IronPython and IronRuby respectively, and they provide some new and good things to the platform. Python and Ruby lovers will see now that they can use all the […]

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Full view of ComboBox drop-down list components in C# 3.0

By default in C# 3.0 ComboBox controls don’t provide support for showing drop-down list items if they exceed the width of their parent ComboBox, like this one: This is annoying because users cannot read properly the information. To solve that problem, all we have to do is derive the ComboBox class and override the DropDown […]

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C# and the StringBuilder class

This morning I was working on a project at work. It’s a Web Application using the ASP .NET 2.0 framework and C# as a code behind language. My friend Ioannis came over to see what was I doing and when he saw I was appending some strings together he asked me this question: “are you […]

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