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What tool can generate HTML documentation from C# code, like Javadoc can do for Java?

Java developers can easily generate HTML documentation from their Java code, which is a convenient way to post APIs online. This is an example. Is there a similar tool for C# code? It must be free,...
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What is a preferred UI Testing framework for an ASP.NET MVC application? [closed]

After some research, we've found: Watin (http://watin.org/) CodedUI (Microsoft) Coypu (Selenium based) TestStack.Seleno (also Selenium based) But with so many options, decision is also difficult to ...
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Tool for code coverage of (unit tests in) C#

I am in the process of writing unit tests for someone else's code. Right now, I am just sort of looking through all the classes of the main code branch to see if I have written tests to cover all ...
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C# library for parsing HTML?

The library should support at least .NET framework version 3.5, and 4.0; support for version 4.5, and future versions, would be great too. It should handle 'messy' HTML too, if possible.
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How to code with voice recognition?

Over the years of long nights with poor posture, programming I've got pretty bad RSI. I'm also very interested in voice recognition in general. I would like a way to be able to program/code (c# as a ...
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Open-Source Diff Tool for C#

I'm looking for an open-source diff tool that I can integrate in my C# code. I am comparing two strings of text and want to render my output to look similar to the Stack Exchange diff tool: inline: ...
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C# - Up to date torrent library?

I'm looking forward to build an application that would rely on torrent functionality. I've done some research, but I can't seem to find an actively developed and maintained library. My findings so ...
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Mono library to display an SVG image in a multiplatform project?

I'm working on a multiplatform project (Linux, OSX, iOS, Win32) so I need Mono for portability. My project needs to load and work with SVG images and their elements for dynamic vector visualizations, ...
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GUI library for multiplatform C# development

(I was redirected here from Stack Overflow it seems that the question is more on-topic here?) I am searching for a GUI library for our project which is written in C# and uses Mono for cross-platform ...
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Workflow Engines for C#

While looking for info about workflow engines for C# i found little to no info at all, and also almost no feedback or experiences related to the use of them. I'm looking for a workflow engine to help ...
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Free source code (C++/C#) of chess engine reusable in non-opensource program

I've tried to find some chess engine source which would be completely free for any use. But most of open source engines is under GPL license. At least LGPL would be nice. Ideally I would like some ...
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Cross platform framework for embedded device communication over LAN and internet

I'm currently on a project in which we will be communicating between a household appliance (e.g. an oven) with an embedded computer, and a mobile device (phone). Here's a brief summary of the setup: ...
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Which C# command line parser library should I use?

I want to develop a non-interactive command line application in C#. There are some libaries available for command line parsing: Cocona commanddotnet commandline CommandLineUtils CliFx dotnet/command-...
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C# IDE for Android

One of the reasons I purchased an Android phone was that I saw an IDE that looked exactly like Visual C# on someone's Android phone. Ever since I purchased mine, I have searched on Google, Google Play,...
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Breadcrumb navigation. C#, Visual Studio 2013

I'm writing a desktop application. I would like to include a Breadcrumb navigation control, like the one in Windows explorer. It looks like it is not included in the regular Toolbox in Visual studio ...
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SQL Input Sanitization Library

I'm working with a third-party API that requires me to give it complete, runnable SQL query text - I cannot use approaches such as parameterization in order to guard against input that may break a SQL ...
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UML software with C# code generation feature

I need a program to design UML class diagrams and generate C# code from it. My goal is to build an UML class diagram for some personal project and generate the backbone of my code with it. For ...
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What NoSQL solutions are out there for .NET?

What NoSQL solutions are out there for .NET? (This is a reposting of this question on Stack Overflow, which was closed long ago.) I'd appreciate any up-to-date recommendations, especially for ...
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ownCloud API for C# or VB.NET

I am trying to connect my C# application to ownCloud so that I can: authenticate with ownCloud upload files to ownCloud view the files uploaded to ownCloud open the files uploaded to ownCloud and ...
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PDF to Image converter

I need a program/sdk/software to convert pdf file to images.I require the following features in that converter: Check if the pdf file is colored or BW. If the pdf file is BW, an option to convert the ...
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A tool for finding third party vulnerabilities

Does anyone know of a .dll scanner that searches for known vulnerabilities? At work, we have a project which uses Nuget packages, and other .dll dependencies. I know there are databases of known ...
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QR Code Generator Library (no web service)

I am looking for a QR Code generator library. It should be possible to use it in a .NET application. Free or paid (Open or closed source) Active maintenance of the library (there are some inactive ...
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3D user interface

What software would be good for implementing 3D user interface control system. Below is the image of automated guided vehicle control system which is representing in real time where the vehicle is. So ...
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Object-Oriented SQL Representation

I am looking for a library that offers an object-oriented representation of raw SQL queries. With the example of SELECT statements, I imagine something like having an object that represents the ...
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Free .NET x86/x64 debugging library or tool for a custom C# IDE?

I'm building a code editor that needs to provide basic debugging functionality - i.e. my software needs to act as a debugger, debugging .NET libraries that it produced that will run (mainly) under ...
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Library that produces an image of an audio file's waveform

I'm looking for a library that can give me an image (think .png) from an audio file with configurable height and width. Waveform image is something like this: I'm planning on using it in my C# app. ...
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C# parser for parsing incomplete C code

Is there any C# parser which I could use to parse incomplete c source code. I'm trying to implement source code evolution anlysis tool of c code based on analyzing different versions of C code. So far ...
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Ultra-fast text rendering in C#?

Note: This is a direct copy of a question I asked on Stack Overflow which was put on hold for being off-topic and suggested to be asked here instead. I'm writing a game in C#, monogame. It's cross-...
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c# extract dependencies of a given method

Is there some tool which can somehow extract into a file or files all the dependencies related to a given function or class. I have often had to do this and have not found a satisfactory solution. I ...
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Tool to convert formulas to C# code faster

I'm looking for a tool where I can simply type b * (1 + k) ^ 9 and have b * Math.Pow(1 + k, 9) or even better b * (float)Math.Pow(1 + k, 9) as an output. Sounds pretty easy?
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Fast generation of Excel reports using C#

We would like to use Open XML in my project to generate Excel reports (.xlsx). We have requirement where we do styling, copying, inserting ranges with format, inserting page breaks. It is important ...
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A Dropbox-like open source WebDAV sync client for Windows, written in C/C++/C#

I'm looking for something like ownCloud Client - a background app which syncs local folder with remove WebDAV storage accompanied with a desktop tool which has Dropbox-like UI (such as an icon in ...
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Message UI for Windows Phone 8

I'm trying to write a messaging app for Windows Phone 8, but I'm having some problems: I have to design the chat page (the one with the bubbles), but I would not like to rewrite or reinvent that, so ...
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Good and free unit-testing alternatives to Telerik's JustMock

What are the few good and free unit-testing alternatives to Telerik JustMock library/tool for unit-testing in C#. Here, I wish to know alternative not just for JustMock lite but for paid JustMock ...
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Looking for a Geometry Manipulation library

We have a legacy program that does some polygon clipping - unions, difference, intersection, exclusive or of polygons and multipolygons. It uses the University of Manchester's GPC - General Polygon ...
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Mac OS X IDE with intelligent code completion and error checking

I'm looking for an IDE like Visual Studio to develop using especially C#. Requirements Must be on Mac OS X Must have intelligent code completion Must have auto indent Must have shortcuts (believe ...
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PDF Library for Adding Keyword Metadata to PDF

I had originally posted this question over on stack overflow, but I was recommended to post here instead. Original Question I am in the process of converting a Windows Mobile application to Xamarin ...
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High performance C# library for converting Bitmaps to PNGs

The .NET framework does not provide any options regarding the compression of PNGs. While the built-in support is suitable for most tasks I had so far, I have high performance requirements which I hope ...
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C# library for Windows Process Management

It seems there are libraries out there for anything these days! I need to develop a program that will spawn a couple of Windows programs and need to monitor: That they are still alive Any log files ...
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Static code analysis tool for C#

I'm looking for a tool to support static code analysis for C#. My requirements: run on Mono/Linux free (at least for open-source projects) integration with MonoDevelop is a plus, but not a ...
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Online C# code beautifier

Is there an online C# beautifier that is easy to paste-beautify-copy from? I am looking for one that has options for: Indentation (4 spaces, n spaces, tab char, etc) Curly braces placement (on the ...
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What is a suitable approach to logging in .NET Core?

I've developed a number of libraries and applications targeting the .NET Framework, and in those cases I used the Common.Logging abstraction library within my libraries and adapted it to use Log4Net ...
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Generating PDFs from XML comments

Background I write a lot of code in C#, and use XML comments all over the place to describe how my methods, members, and properties behave. I would ultimately like to compile all of the information ...
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Open source .NET library for automatic Russian text summarization

I need a library to automatically summarize a text written in Russian. Requirements: Summarize a text (for instance from 5000 characters to 500 characters) Works with Russian Open source Usable from ...
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Advanced user registration library for ASP.NET?

I am developing a site for employers. Basically, the employers (aka the admins) need to be able to create limited user accounts for their employees. The employer needs to be able to manage their ...
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Any good open source charting for .NET?

Are there any good open source .NET chart components out there that are good for large data plotting and real-time charting? I saw some related topics but they were since 2010 and older, so I'm not ...
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Library to implement Windows Explorer icon overlays

I want to develop a tool to show icon overlays in Windows Explorer. Similar to what Dropbox or TortoiseGit do, example: What library would make this as easy and reliable as possible? Requirements: ...
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Tiny C# library to tell whether Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS

I need a very small C# library that would tell me on what operating system my C# program is running. I don't need the OS version number, just something very general, for instance I would be happy ...
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C# Reading random frames from a video

I need a C# library that allows to read video frames starting not from the beginning of a video. For example, I want to get the 400-th frame. I'd like something that provides a clear way to do this, ...
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Standalone object browser for C#

In Visual Studio, I can press F12 on a standard class to view its declaration, for example the Stream class, and Visual Studio will show it in a tab titled "Stream [from metadata]": Is there a ...
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