For years, one of the biggest complaints about MFC was its lack of imaging support. Tom Archer shows how Managed C++, the .NET Image class, and the PictureBox control make loading, displaying, and dynamically sizing an image a snap.
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CodeDom hasn't gotten the same level of attention in C++ circles as VB.NET and C# have, but it is just as relevant there. Nick Wienholt demonstrates why by examining CodeDom from a C++ perspective.
Tom Archer illustrates how to locate files matching a specified extension by using a .NET component and various .NET classes.
Learn how to easily measure the height and width needed to display text values using .NET classes.
The .NET Base Class Library defines interfaces that enable you to quickly and easily define your classes. Learn how to write client code that enumerates these interfaces in a type-safe and object-specific manner.
Tom Archer explains how to work around the inherent problems associated with handling .NET events from a mixed mode (MFC/Managed Extensions) application.
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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.
Create routines to make working with file lists much friendlier, and how to upload and download files from the account.
For a new programmer, the Server Explorer in Visual Studio might need some proper explanation.
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.