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C++ 2011: nullptr

C++ used to lack a special value to indicate a null pointer, which led to some problems. The new standard introduces a new reserved word nullptr, to designate a constant rvalue that represents a null pointer. Read on to learn more.

C++ 2011: Strongly-typed Enums

Strongly-typed enumerators, provided by the new C++ standard, solve the known problems with the traditional enumerators. The new standard brings a new kind of enumerator, introduced with 'enum class,' called strongly-typed enums.

Improve Unit Testing with Visual C++ Programming

Visual Studio comes with an interesting tool for unit testing, but for C++ we have to use C++\CLI to develop tests. In this article we discover a simple technique to avoid all of the drawbacks generated by using C++\CLI.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

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.

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