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ActiveX controls are applications written in common programming languages like C++ and Visual Basic, which allow Windows programs to run behind the scenes and improve your web browsing experience. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, our ActiveX experts and web developers can use their OLE (object linking and embedding) and COM (compound object module) expertise to add flash animations, media, and other functions to your web projects, bringing them to life.

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Maxim Kartavenkov

Maxim Kartavenkov

C#/.Net , C++, Delphi, VB.NET, COM, DirectShow, Direct3D


I developing applications more than 12 years. Had made large type of an applications: ATL/COM componets and controls, Internet exchange, Web Services, Windows Services, MultiMedia applications and DirectShow filters. Direct3D and OpenGL rendering systems, CUDA and OpenCL computing. Have strong knowledge in OOP, design patterns, math algorithms and networking. I were working as a part of team and as independent programmer. Had developed applications from scratch, including creating program architecture, design and algorithms. I have experience in following areas and programming languages: .NET C#, VB.NET, C++, MSVC++, Delphi, C++ Builder, OOP, software design, COM Controls and Componets, DirectShow filters and applications, Direct3D, Direct2D,CUDA,OpenMP,HLSL,multithreading,SIMD,WM SDK, WASAPI,AVStream miniport drivers, Kernel Streaming drivers, DXVA, DXVA2, codecs development : H264,AC3,MP3,VC1,MP2,AAC,MPEG4,MJPEG; knowledge of media files formats: MPEG-PS,MPEG-TS (including AVCHD,VC1HD), MP4/MOV,AVI,WMV,MKV/WEBM,FLV; Working with streaming protocols: RTMP, RTSP; setup development in VS and NDIS - including custom UI custom action and plugins. Mostly I'm integrested in long relationship and multimedia projects are preference. I had published a lot of interesting articles which you can find on mu codeproject profile:

100% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
8,295 hours

Maris V.

Maris V.

Professional in everything, expert in Borland

Latvia - Tests: 6

Preferred tasks - with Borland products.Experience and ability in almost everything, from driver writing to Web design and Business Process Management tools, Windows and Linux.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
8,819 hours

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

.NET/PHP/Phpfox Developer

Bolivia - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

PHP5 Certification = C++ Certification = Joomla Certification =

Groups: PHPFox

71% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,080 hours

Volodymyr K.

ASP.NET, MVC, WPF, WCF, Database, QA

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

My knowledge and skills in desktop, web, database development that I have gained during more than 9 years, and last 4 year as a Team Lead/Project Manager. Familiar with Enterprise technologies (Document circulation, workflow), Project Management/Development Technologies (SCRUM, Agile, RUP, MSF), and have strong technical skills in programming languages and technologies (C#, VB.NET, C++, ASP.NET, WCF, WPF, WWF, HTML, JScript, VBScript, XML, etc.),...

Groups: OpenSocial

$15.00 /hr
1,843 hours

David Strickland

David Strickland

.Net Developer with 20+ Years Development Experience

United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

With over 20 years in the IT industry and 15 in .Net I am sure I can fullfill your requirement. I am capable of working with just about any of the technologies in the Microsoft Arsenal. MSsql, Biztalk, Exchange, Sharepoint, IIS I've worked with them all at one point or another along with any number of third party plugins. I specialize in server side processes, databases and middle tiers.

$20.00 /hr
1,228 hours

Pramod J.

Pramod J.


India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 36

** 1500+ hours, 95+ contracts with 5 start rating in each Contract at O-desk ** ** Current Availability : 40 Hrs/week , most of my open contracts are completed ones and clients are keeping it open for future maintenance works** * I am available 18 hrs/day online* • I have 14 years of Information Technology experience in software and web development with .Net, Asp.Net, HTML 5, JQuery, AJAX, CSS, LAMP, CackPHP,JavaScript, XML, XHTML, Flash (AS1/AS2), ColdFusion (CFLM) and ColdFusion Admin, Crystal Reports, SAP Crystal Reports 11 Server, MongoDB,MS SQL Server (T-SQL, DBA), MySQL (SQL Scripts, DBA), Oracle (PL/SQL), Classic ASP, VB 6.0, COM/DCOM, MS Access, MS Excel, Outlook, VBA • Worked with MNC as Senior System Analyst/Technical Lead for last 4.6 years in software development for plug-in module using .Net, Visual Basic (COM+), Excel, Oracle, MS SQL and web development with ASP.Net, HTML 5, JQuery, AJAX, LAMP, JavaScript, CSS, ColdFusion, Classic ASP, XML, XSLT, Flash. • Worked as System Analyst from last 5 years, wherein participated in project management related work related to software and web based projects which include project management skills Writing and Updating SDP, Project Metrics, Risk Plan, Time Sheets, Daily Meeting, Reporting, Client calls, DP Meetings. • Worked as Team Leader for 5 years in Insurance, Financial-Ratings, Flash (Action Script), Telecom domain related software and web based projects. • Throughout understanding of SDLC concepts (8 years), agile scrum. • Developed softwares using .NET, VB 6, VBA, MS Access, MS Excel, MS SQL, XML, XSLT, COM/COM+, MTS, ActiveX, QuickBooks, MySQL, Crystal Reports, SAP Crystal Reports 11 Server. • Developed websites using Asp.Net, HTML 5, JQuery, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, LAMP, XML, XHTML, Flash (AS1/AS2), ColdFusion (CFLM) and ColdFusion Admin, Classic ASP, VBScript, IIS, Crystal Reports, SAP Crystal Reports 11 Server. • Web domain server management for dedicated and co-location servers on Windows and Linux includes Web Hosting, DNS, IIS, Apache, Email, FTP, SMS, Various Software configurations and support. • Developed Script utilities on Windows and Linux servers for Domain Controller, Web Hosting, and Web Server Management. • Implementation of e-business with Paypal, E-Bay, and CCAvenue payment gateways. • Implementation of website promotion techniques like SEO.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
1,559 hours

Qazi N.

Qazi N.

Website Developer/Software Engineer/Project Manager

Australia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 10

I have 9 years experience and expertise in software design and development, Website Development and Project Management. I'm leading and managing software project teams for last 5 years. Having 9 years of experience in software development and engineering, broad range of experience and demonstrated ability successfully combines deep technical understanding and problem solving analytical skills. Instinctive understanding of the Software Development Life Cycles, Analysis, design, Solution Architecture and development, deep technical understanding of OOP, CTI(Computer Telephony Integration) and Development issues, thorough grasp of the subtleties of the software development processes, exposure of CMMI, ISO and SCRUM along with pragmatic ability to apply that understanding have polished me to an extent to survive in competitive IT market. Now I want to further my exposure to all kinds of industry driven applications of IT. Tools and Technologies: Languages C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, VB6, Databases: MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access, PostgreSQL Technologies: Web Services, WCF, COM, ADO, ADO.Net, UML, AD Active Directory, Exchange Server, MMC, Windows Power Shell, Entity Framework, ASP.Net MVC, ASP.NET Dynamic Data

Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

100% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
1,126 hours

Noel Buenaventura

Noel Buenaventura Agency Contractor

Programmer Analyst

Philippines - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 20

• Proficient in Microsoft Technology programming languages: VB.Net, C#, Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0. Databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Access, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Firebird, Paradox Oracle, Sybase and MongoDB. Reporting tools such as Crystal Report and Data Report. Software packaging tools such as InnoSetup, NSIS, InstallShield. <BR> • Other languages known: Visual FoxPro, Java, C/C++, Delphi, Turbo Pascal, and Assembly Language.<BR> • Knowledgeable in the latest Microsoft programming infrastructure (Microsoft Visual Studio .NET) specifically in VB.Net, C#, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, MVC 4, LINQ, and AutoMapper.<BR> • Knowledge in .NET WPF, WCF and XAML.<BR> • Knowledge in look and feel tools such as Codejock and DevExpress.<BR> • Working knowledge in Torquoise-SVN, Github and Assembla.<BR> • Knowledge in VBA programming and creating COM Addins. This includes VSTO (Visual Studio Tools for Office) and Microsoft PIAs. • Knowledge in automating OpenOffice applications such as OpenOffice Writer and OpenOffice Calc.<BR> • Working knowledge in building customized controls that fulfill programmer’s demands such as ActiveX DLL/OCX. Knowledge in using API (Application Programming Interface) functions.<BR> • Good knowledge of Web Services including SOAP-Based, Web APIs, Amazon Web Service API, Marketplace Web Service API, Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, and Web Scrapping.<BR> • Knowledgeable in the newest programming technologies such as DAO, ADO, Client/Server and COM/DCOM.<BR> • Familiar with the following applications: MS Office 2010 Suite, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, and many others.<BR> • Has thorough understanding of Internet-based Programming such as ASP and PHP for server side and VBScript, JavaScript and AJAX for the client side.<BR> • Knows how to setup and configure WordPress, phpBB, X-Cart & other open source templates.<BR> • Knowledgeable in the following Internet programming and design tools: Microsoft FrontPage, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, PHP Designer, etc.<BR> • Has good understanding in web technology and communication like Winsock and other protocols such as TCP/IP, FTP, SFTP, HTTP, and ZeroMQ.<BR> • Knowledge in both structured and object-oriented design tool (Unified Modeling Language).<BR> • Familiar with Windows operating systems including Windows 2000/2003 Server (Active Directory) and Linux.<BR> • PC Troubleshooting and Networking.<BR> • 40+ WPM typing speed.<BR>

Associated with: WengSoft Solutions

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
1,649 hours

Catalin P.

Catalin P.

C++ / Java dev here, without reluctance on new stuff

Romania - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 16

Everything is possible, but I just do not spend time digging through hay to fetch the needle. Unless you really want me to! Update 2015.10.08: I have been with odesk since June '09. I am not an elancer.

Groups: Application Developers Alliance

96% Job Success
$28.89 /hr
3,220 hours

Denis K.

Denis K.

Expert .NET/C++ developer

Ukraine - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 16

* 10 years of experience in software development * >40 projects was complete as a remote employee * 40 technologies in skillset * 7 certificates from Brainbench, oDesk and Smarterer * Perfect understanding of fundamental concepts of software development * Fast learning C# .NET senior developer, C++ compiler developer, self-motivated remote employee

86% Job Success
$34.00 /hr
8,215 hours