How to remove accent marks and german umlauts from URLs and Strings in .NET

I wrote two functions in .NET to remove easly any accent and umlaut marks from a string and to get the equivalent non-accented string, this is very useful to normalize URLs; for example, with the StripAccentMarks() method, from “àbcdèéfghìlmnòpqrstùvzäöüÄÖÜ” u’ll … Read More

Multilingual applications with VB.NET

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In this simple tutorial you’ll learn how to manage different languages for a vb.NET application and the simplest way to access programmatically to the string values in the resource compiled files (*.resx) created by Visual Studio; Adding resource files: First … Read More

How to implement IsNumeric() VB.NET function in C#

This article describes how to implement the useful “IsNumeric” function in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET in Visual C#. The IsNumeric() function returns a Boolean value indicating whether an expression can be evaluated as a number. The IsNumeric() function returns True … Read More

How to extract text content from tags in VB.Net

With this simple function You are able to extract content from HTML tags, useful and smart Max 🙂 [sourcecode language=”vb”] Public Function GetTagContent(ByRef html As String, ByVal start_tag As String, ByVal end_tag As String) As String Dim s As … Read More

Updated version of CryptographyHelper class for .NET Framework 4

posted in: C#, Cryptography, Programming, VB.Net 1

This updated version of mine “CryptographyHelper” wrapper/helper class supports .NET Framework 4 . With this class you can easly encrypt/decrypt strings using a robust symmetric Rijndael algorithm or you can get also MD5 or SHA1, SHA256 hash codes of … Read More

The fastest algorithm in C#/VB.Net to count how many times a value is repeated in a List of items

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The faster way (with the best system performance) to count how many times a particular value is repeated in a List of items, it’s like this [sourcecode language=”vb”] Const chars As String = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" Dim rnd As New Random() ‘create … Read More

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