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For those who don't have the desire or time to become experts on Windows security, follow this demonstration of using various .NET classes to test for a user's inclusion in one or more security groups.
Continuing his series on custom Web control development in Managed C++, Stephen Fraser takes it up a notch by examining the more advanced—and far more powerful—composite custom Web control.
Learn how the StackTrace class makes your debugging life a bit easier by enabling you to retrieve full call stack information.
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.
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.
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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.
In today's world of mobile apps, it's not an unreasonable expectation to want a database that's small, lightweight, and travels with the app from device to device. Take a quick look at what's available out there, and a few of the pros and cons of each.
Learn how to create your own class and create objects representing that class using Visual Basic.
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.