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TxTranslationc#classdatawinformswpfxml★★★★★★
Simple yet powerful translation and localisation library for .NET applications. Supports XAML binding, language fallbacks, count-specific translations, placeholders, and number and time formatting.

Natural sorting of stringsc#classdata★★★★★★
Sorts strings that contain numbers, not character-wise (lexical) but regarding the numeric value: “a1” < “a2” < “a10” < “a11” < “a20”

DelayedCall classasyncc#class★★★★★★
Very easy asynchronous delayed function calls. Typesafe invocation of nearly any method through generic parameters. Delayed calls can be cancelled, pulled forward or repeated later.

FieldLogc#classdata★★★★★
Fast and comprehensive logging tool for .NET applications. Designed for high-performance, storage-efficient, always-on logging and comes with a useful log viewer application.

ViewModelKit.Fodyc#classwpf★★★★★
Makes WPF ViewModel classes smart by default. Implements INotifyPropertyChanged and DelegateCommands for auto properties, recognises dependent properties, connects property changed handlers.

ColorMath classc#classmathmedia★★★★★
Functions for blending of multiple colours, conversion between HSL and RGB colour space, greyscale conversion and more helper functions for handling of colours.

MultiSelectTreeView controlc#classdatawpf★★★★★
A WPF TreeView control with support for multiple selection.

ViewModelBase classc#classreflectionwpf★★★★★
Base class for ViewModels by the MVVM pattern, with several simplifications for derived classes.

ValidatingTextBox controlc#classguiwinforms★★★★
Pimped up TextBox with input validation features and support for common hotkeys for text editing.

DelegateCommand classc#classwpf★★★★
Simplifies commands for ViewModels by the MVVM pattern. Provides an ICommand implementation which relays the Execute and CanExecute method to the specified delegates.

ProgressSpinner controlc#classguiwinforms★★★★
Graphical animated display of an activity and progress indicator, in a single control.

ViewCommand patternc#classwpf★★★★
Describes a method for the MVVM design pattern to control a View from a ViewModel with commands.

SettingsAdapterFactory classc#classdatareflectionxml★★★★
Generates a dynamic implementation of an interface with properties that binds to a settings store and implements INotifyPropertyChanged.

ColorButton controlc#classguimediawinforms★★★★
A button that displays a colour field instead of a text label. It allows selecting a colour from multiple graphic displays in a drop-down view.

ColorSelector controlc#classguimediawinforms★★★★
Selection of a colour from a pallette or by adjusting the RGB and HSL components with several graphical displays.

ColorWheel controlc#classguimediawinforms★★★★
Selection of a colour using a colour wheel, an intuitive graphical visualisation of the HSL colour space, as known from Paint Shop Pro.

EasyXml classc#classdataxml★★★★
Simple read and write access to XML documents through XPath expressions. Automatically creates missing XML elements when writing with XPath.

Animation classc#classwinforms★★★
Provides methods for smooth resizing and moving of controls/windows and for fading windows in and out.

JobList classasyncc#class★★★
Works off tasks (jobs) in parallel in the background with a specified number of worker threads to optimally use the computing power of multi-core processors.

InfoLabel controlc#classguiwinforms★★★
Displays highlighted clickable text messages with an icon in a window on which the user can perform some action or open a menu with further options.

MouseFilter componentc#classgui★★★
Provides methods to change the mouse behaviour in applications.

CollectionDictionary classc#classdata★★★
A Dictionary implementation that stores multiple values for each key.

GetRelativePath (C#)c#★★★
Determines the relative path of a file name to a reference directory.

CommandLineParser classc#classconsole★★
Provides methods for reading and accessing of command-line parameters and options.

ObservableCollectionAdapter classc#classdatawpf★★
Adapts an ObservableCollection of a type for use as an ObservableCollection of a base type where covariance doesn’t work.

OpLock classc#class★★
Lightweight, non-threadsafe locking mechanism to mutually lock methods from executing the same operation.

SeparatorLabel controlc#classguiwinforms★★
Combines a Label with a horizontal line, to be used as separator and caption. That looks more simple than a GroupBox with a surrounding border.

UCrypto classc#sec★★
Securely encrypts strings and data for the logged in user or the local computer with the Windows API. A separate key is not required.

ColorFader controlc#classguimediawinforms★★
Selection of a blend colour between two specified colours or of a colour hue with graphical display.

TaskHelper classasyncc#class★★
Functions to start tasks in the background and synchronise them with the UI thread, as well as to wait for the WPF dispatcher.

ConsoleHelper classc#classconsole★★
Functions for comfortable input and output in console applications. Includes environment checks, a progress bar, cursor movement, and line wrapping output.

Line controlc#classguiwinforms★★
Displays simple lines in a window just like good old VB6’s Line control (and later WPF’s Line shape), also with dashed or 3D style.

SystemSound classc#classmedia★★
Allows for playing back of system sounds that are configured in the control panel.

Unix timestamp/DateTime conversionc#math★★
Provides simple conversion methods between UNIX timestamps and .NET DateTime values.

MaidenheadLocator classc#classmath
Converting between Maidenhead locator (used in amateur radio) and latitude/longitude, and calculating of distance and bearing.

PalmDatebook classc#classdatainterop
Reads the calendar database of the Palm Desktop application.

Summary

36 items, ca. 55 110 lines of code, estimated development costs: 110 000 €
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