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Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack: MFC Enhancements

Hot on the heels of the significant MFC updates that were delivered with the release of Visual Studio 2008, the Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack significantly boosts the ability of MFC to deliver modern-looking user interfaces that will be familiar to Windows and Office users. Look at these new controls and see how MFC developers can significantly improve their application's look and feel.

Breaking Changes in Visual C++ 2005

There are a number of changes in Visual C++ 2005 that can break your existing programs. The Visual C++ product team has identified some of the changes most likely to impact you.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

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.

Generic Lists and VB.NET

A Generic List represents a strongly typed list of objects that can be accessed by an index. Read on to learn more about Generic Lists and how to use them productively in Visual Basic. NET.

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