This first article in a series devoted to how C/C++ programmers unintentionally play with fire discusses how programmers often attempt to explicitly call a constructor.
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Learn how to extend the life of legacy user-mode applications without the need to dismantle and rewrite--in just a few easy steps.
Learn how to convert an app into a service without much of an effort using this simple, two-step, yet powerful Windows Service class called CSvcHandler.
This article implements a Mandelbrot renderer that is multiple times faster than a CPU-only implementation by using a new Microsoft technology called C++ AMP: Accelerated Massive Parallelism, introduced in the Visual C++ 11 Preview.
Andrey Karpov shares some useful observations on error patterns, touching upon the subject of handling rare and emergency conditions in programs.
This third article in the series discusses a couple of new programming methods that can help you make your code simpler and safer.
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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.
In today's world of mobile apps, it's not an unreasonable expectation to want a database that's small, lightweight, and travels with the app from device to device. Take a quick look at what's available out there, and a few of the pros and cons of each.
Learn how to create your own class and create objects representing that class using Visual Basic.
Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.