Microsoft Foundation Classes for C++ (MFC) continue to evolve, and many useful features are added. Let's Compare MFC9 to MFC10 and discover which classes and methodes are added.
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Suppose you have to develop software for managing a custom storage of end-user documents and files. There are several approaches to data storage possible. Right choice of data storage technique will make your software versatile, robust and scalable, while mistakes made at this step will cause additional expenses, loss of competitive qualities and, of course, clients. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each technique.
The introduction of the iPad and other slates demonstrates that end users have a strong appetite for touch-enabled experiences. MFC 10 adds comprehensive support for touch functionality, allowing users with tablet PCs and digitizers to interact with applications in a simple, natural manner, including gestures and multi-touch.
MFC serialization and files version management in Multiple Document Interfaces applications (MDI)
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Using shared_ptr instead of raw pointers helps you avoid the common pitfalls associated with raw pointers but in some cases, its performance isn't satisfactory. Unique_ptr is a new C++0x smart pointer that is compact, fast and fully compatible with the standard library. Find out how to use unique_ptr to make your code safer without sacrificing performance.
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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 obtain an outside application's window handle, in order to manipulate that window from inside your program, using either VB.NET or C#.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.