The PictureBox control is one of the most used controls in Windows Forms applications. And sometimes you might want to delete the image file that is displayed on it. Doing so with an image displayed using the Image.FromFile function will result in a file locked exception. And file will stay locked until the program exits, [...]
When developing a Windows Forms application you sometimes need to open a file using the default program associated with it automatically for the user view or edit it. This could be done by just calling the System.Diagnostics.Process.Start function and passing the file name and path as a string. It works with any file type as [...]
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) makes querying Windows for system and devices information easy. And this is even easier with System.Management assembly. The code listed loads the names of the network connections in a ListBox, which when clicked displays all the available properties in a ListView.
The Registry is a database in Windows that is available for application developers to use for storing small amounts of data. It is mostly used to save application setting like the window size and database connection string. In this series of post I will demonstrate how to create a simple registry editor in C#.
XML’s structure is hierarchical and therefore can be displayed in a TreeView control easily. The XMLTree program displays the elements of the XML file in a TreeView control and the attributes of the selected element in a ListView control.
GeoLocation refers to identifying a real-world geographic location of a computer, device or website visitor. There are a many websites that provide this service, some are free and some are not. A populare and free one is hostip.info. It provides country, country code, country flag, city, latitude and longitude of an IP address.