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What happened to Krypt Pad versions 1 through 9?

posted on 10/19/2016 7:07 AM by Eric Butler

A goof. That's what happened.

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What is this in JavaScript

posted on 4/17/2015 4:53 AM by Eric Butler

If you come from a C++/C# background, you'll most likely have a good grasp on what the 'this' keyword is. But enter the JavaScript realm, and 'this' takes a whole new twist.

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Simple GDI plus drawing example

posted on 4/4/2015 5:47 AM by Eric Butler

One of the fundamentals of Windows desktop programming is drawing, and depending on your application, you may need to do a lot of it. In this example, I'll show you how to set up a simple form and draw on it using C++.

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Making an ajax call to web api service with Angular JS

posted on 3/11/2015 9:00 AM by Eric Butler

In this post, I'll show you how to make an ajax call to a Web Api service using AngularJS. While working on another project using Angular, I needed to call a Web Api service and bind the returned data. I'm no expert with Angular, but I decided to do some exploring, and that's when I discovered the $http Angular service.

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C Sharp AS Keyword vs Explicit Cast

posted on 1/5/2015 6:38 PM by Eric Butler

I came across something in C# the other day, and it's something I haven't put much thought into, but I figured I would try to understand the differences between an explicit cast, and using the AS keyword.

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