Simulating the Windows explorer listview of files.
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A good starting point if you're looking to add drag and drop support to your app. The demo project has sample code for various clipboard formats.
Take a dip into how the Connection Points Event Handling mechanism in Classic COM Components can be used by .NET applications to receive event Notifications via the COM Interop.
Dino Esposito illustrates that modifying the way in which Explorer displays the content of a folder is as easy as modifying the content of an HTT (HyperText Template) file. In fact, it's only minimally more work than changing a plain old HTML page
Have you ever wanted to persist your shell extension settings? Dino Esposito shows an undocumented way to modify the Explorer Folder Options dialog to make your shell extension settings persistent.
Dino Esposito illustrates why and how you can hook the Windows shell in order to log user activity.
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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.
It might be older technology, but P/Invoke is still useful today. Learn how to leverage it to your advantage.
Ringtones are a very popular way to customize your mobile phone. Learn to set ringtones in your Windows Store app.
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.