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During the glory days of MFC and ATL in the 1990s and early 2000s, The Visual C++ class wizard was a highly-used and useful IDE tool that simplified life for developers. The re-introduction of the class wizard, after the absence of a decade, demonstrates commitment to the 'glory day's' ideal and adds simplicity to class management tasks inside the IDE.
This article serves as a brief introduction to the new API allowing users to create animations in MFC applications.
A number of factors are driving the requirement for applications to correctly support high DPI settings--increased monitor resolutions are making it more difficult for users to read text on the screen, compliance with disability access legislation is an increasingly important factor for corporations, and users are now expecting applications to behave well at higher DPI settings. MFC 10 and Visual C++ 2010 have built-in support for high DPI, making the development of a DPI-aware application quicker and more simple.
The introduction of the iPad and other slates demonstrates that end users have a strong appetite for touch-enabled experiences. MFC 10 adds comprehensive support for touch functionality, allowing users with tablet PCs and digitizers to interact with applications in a simple, natural manner, including gestures and multi-touch.
MFC serialization and files version management in Multiple Document Interfaces applications (MDI)
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