Microsoft Foundation Classes continue to play an important role for C++ developers. Discover how to upgrade an existing application with MFC 9's full support for the Windows Vista look-and-feel.
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The Windows Vista Event Log offers a much richer experience than today's Event Log functionality. Dive into the code and tools that a C++ developer needs to use the new log.
Discover the possible implementations of a type safe event dispatching mechanism, based on the Multicast pattern, in the context of single-layered and multilayered receptors.
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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