Tom Archer illustrates the steps necessary to programmatically monitor your system's event log from a Managed C++ application. Monitoring certain event logs—especially the Security log—enables you to keep tabs on such security-related events as failed login attempts and port scans.
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Learn how .NET enables you to easily allow your users to create a cropping area of an image with the mouse and then create a new image consisting of only that cropped area.
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.
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.
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