This article teaches you how to create an MMC Snap-In and implement some basic features using ATL. Great starting point for MMC Snap-In development.
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Simulating the Windows explorer listview of files.
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.
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.
In the first part of a two-part series on COM apartments, Jeff Prosise describes what apartments are, why they exist, and how to avoid the problems that they introduce.
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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 use ApplicationDataContainer and ApplicationDataContainerSettings in your Windows 8.1 Store apps.
AutoMapper is an external component that helps in creating a mapping between a source and destination model types. Read on to learn about the AutoMapper component and how to use it in an Asp.Net MVC application.