WPF : Understanding Resolution Independence and DPI awareness in WPF

The resolution independence in WPF(Windows Presentation Foundation) can sometimes be a little tricky to understand. When we say that WPF is resolution independent it doesn’t straightaway mean that WPF controls will be of the same size across all resolutions. Does this mean that all these talks about WPF being resolution independent are false ? Not […]

C# : 6 Cool Language Features That You Rarely Use

These features were included as a part of C# in its 6th installment – C# 6.0. Relatively easy to master, they bring a new way of achieving the same programming goals. It can be a little hard to keep up with changing language syntax. But then, that’s the field we chose ! The features I […]

.NET Framework 4.8 : Invoking ToolTip on Tab Key Press Or Focus Using a Keyboard

If you work with Windows based applications using the .NET framework, tooltips would be a common area you have worked in. Normally, the tooltip gets invoked when you have a mouse pointer hover over the control for which you have configured it. With .NET framework 4.8, Microsoft has come up with a subtle change that […]

C# : Asynchronous Programming Using BeginInvoke and EndInvoke Methods

There are numerous instances in software development where you would find yourself in a need to build responsive apps, an important part of which is the asynchronous way in which you would need to do certain operations like I/O, intensive DB reads or probably making a call to a third party web service hosted somewhere […]

C# : Get The Full UNC Path Using The Mapped Drive Path On Your Machine.

We generally map network paths as local drives for ease of access and without having to manually go to the shared location. At times, there is a need to  resolve the external network path that has been locally mapped to your machine.