Bert Verhelst


Until it's AWESOME

  • Screenshot of Postcodes program



This is a little program a created rather recently. You can enter any partial zipcode or city name and it will search the respective city name or zipcode. This program supports 67 countries: AD, AR, AS, AT, AU, BD, BE, BG, BR, CA, CH, CZ, DE, DK, DO, ES, FI, FO, FR, GB, GF, GG, GL, GP, GT, GU, GY, HR, HU, IM, IN, IS, IT, JE, JP, LI, LK, LT, LU, MC, MD, MH, MK, MP, MQ, MX, MY, NL, NO, NZ, PK, PL, PM, PR, PT, RE, RU, SE, SI, SK, SM, TH, TR, US, VA, VI, YT, ZA.


This was programmed in VB.NET using visual studio. The lists are saved in .csv files. Collecting the required data and formatting consumed most of the time. I used Excel and Notepad++ to format the data using advanced regular expressions.


around 14 hours

Used programs

  • Visual Studio: VB.NET and WPF
  • Excel
  • Notepad++