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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.

Switching to MVVM

Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) is a proven design pattern used heavily in many WPF / Silverlight applications. This article focuses on implementing MVVM on existing applications rather than starting a new application. In this article we are going to see how we can take small steps towards MVVM.

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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.

LINQ to Objects Refresher

LINQ is not only for database access; it’s useful in all manner of scenarios. Read this quick refresher to learn more.

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  • Corporate e-Learning technology has a long and diverse pedigree. As far back as the 1980s, companies were adopting computer-based training to supplement traditional classroom activities. More recently, rich web-based applications have added streaming audio and video, real-time collaboration and other new tools to the e-Learning mix. At the same time, the growing availability of informal learning tools--a category that includes everything from web searches to social media posts--are having a major impact on …

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