Why do we need another progress bar? We don’t, but as long as there are different ways to do things, someone will think they can do it better.The Code
The code is severely simple. All it does when you select a BarType, is use GDI+ drawing methods to create the progress bar. This makes it very easy to add other [...]
This is a custom control built using VB.NET. This control is designed to allow users to implement any number of phases of a process and to see how far they have to go, what “phase” they are currently in, and to optionally indicate when the user is ready to move to the next [...]
This is going to be met with great skepticism but I’m going to say it anyway… There is only one best way to show a progress window for long operations. That answer is to show a modal progress window on the UI thread while the work is done on the worker thread.
First let’s look at why the progress window must be on the UI thread: If you try to show [...]
This is a User Control made to have a customizable multi-direction progressbar control. It is heaps more fun to use than the standard progressbar control that comes with .NET. You can choose between a solid colour fill or use your own pictures as the background and the bar colour.Background
While making a little program for myself, I [...]
While looking for an implementation of the algorithm that checks password strength, I came across The Password Meter page on which password strength is depicted by a changing color bar. This is achieved by displaying a selected part of a larger bitmap that gradually changes from [...]