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.
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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.
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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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