Enabling Windows Remote Shutdown via RPC

Home automation tools like Home Assistant offer convenient integrations for remotely shutting down computers with Windows OS (and also re-powering on via WOL, triggering a power switch etc). To get the shutdown feature running, you need to prepare some simple steps on...

AutoMapper with static ExtensionMethods for .NET Standard

Because the team of the original AutoMapper project removed several static methods with the start of v9, I created a project which keeps the most important static ExtensionMethods like Map() or ProjectTo for easier access. Get it via NuGet or Github. Upgraded to...

openTRANS for .NET Core

openTRANS is a collection of XML definitions for automated ordering systems, developed by Fraunhofer IAO. I partly implemented the openTRANS v2.1 definitions in C# .NET Standard 2.0. Get it on Github and NuGet. Added parts of SourcingInfo, AgreementAdded further...

explorerFilePreview

Released a tool which can be used for non-Outlook PCs to be able to see email files (.msg, .eml) as preview in Windows Explorer. Get it via GitHub. Update README.mdinitialInitial commit...

C# .NET WinForms: Setting a placeholder for a TextBox

Useful snippet for adding a placeholder text feature to a common Windows Forms TextBox like you might know it from HTML’s <input> tag. Add e.g. to your ExtensionMethods: C# private const int EM_SETCUEBANNER = 0x1501; [DllImport("user32.dll", CharSet =...
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