Here are several lesser-known tips and tricks that will assist you in building fully functional and well performing Windows Forms applications.
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Use ClickOnce technology and smart clients to extend the reach of traditional Windows Forms applications. The process involves some wizard-based configuration and minimal code.
ASP.NET 2.0 provides the ObjectDataSource control to enable you to connect data binding controls to data objects and components. Find out how to select data and display it in a GridView by binding to an ObjectDataSource.
Learn about blocking versus unblocking sockets, and about the use of generics and a sample socket connection pool.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 has made several improvements to the System.DirectoryServices namespace. They expand your ability to interact with your enterprise Active Directory.
With the .NET Framework 2.0 release now available, you can explore the C# 2.0 iterators feature. Examine the iterators design pattern and find out what it takes to implement and then modify it manually.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to use ApplicationDataContainer and ApplicationDataContainerSettings in your Windows 8.1 Store apps.
AutoMapper is an external component that helps in creating a mapping between a source and destination model types. Read on to learn about the AutoMapper component and how to use it in an Asp.Net MVC application.