Your compiler assumes by default that almost every function might throw an exception. As a result, it might generate suboptimal code. C++0x now lets you explicitly annotate functions that never throw with the [[nothrow]] attribute. Find out how to use this attribute to write efficient and self-documenting code.
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET framework 4.0 bring many new exciting features for developers. One of them is the improved ASP.NET MVC 2.0. This article focuses on the new and improved characteristics in this popular web application framework from Microsoft.
Did a former Microsoft employee post projected ship dates for upcoming key products like Windows 8?
C++ Programming is having a revitalization of Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) which continues to deliver simple integration with powerful Windows features. In this article, we'll look at Preview and Thumbnail Support, and how these features can be easily implemented in an MFC application.
In today's column we'll demonstrate how and when to use the new TSQL MERGE statement and how this can be a helpful addition to your toolbox.
A comprehensive article on how to make a CTreeCtrl really virtual -- good for handling large data trees.
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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...
Hannes du Preez shows you how to disable titlebar buttons and menus in your programs temporarily.
WebSockets are intended to build bi-directional connections between a web browser and a server. This must be done in a safe way. In addition, the WebSockets have a huge disadvantage (to say it politely). Read on to learn more.