Tom Archer explains how to work around the inherent problems associated with handling .NET events from a mixed mode (MFC/Managed Extensions) application.
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Tom Archer presents a step-by-step tutorial on understanding and using .NET delegates and events from the C++ Managed Extensions.
Many talented C++ programmers still think that calling Web services from C++ is difficult. Tom Archer illustrates that using the .NET XmlTextReader and XmlDocument classes make this task a snap.
Tom Archer explains the low-level details of why the ShellExecute function isn't dependable in a mixed-mode application. He then offers a couple of workarounds to this limitation.
Converting between types is frequently a sticking point for coders new to mixing MFC and .NET. Tom Archer illustrates some basic conversions that will help you should you get stuck in a painful series of compiler error messages about type mismatches.
Tom Archer illustrates the basics of defining functions with Managed Extensions C++ that receive and return arrays. He also provides a helpful set of macros and typedefs that make this task much more intuitive and error-free.
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