What order should the OK and Cancel buttons appear? Should it be like Windows or like the Mac? Are there any "rule of thumb" as to when certain standard should be followed or is it just a matter of taste?
Latest UI & Printing Frameworks Articles
Discover a very simple, integrated method to make a control, such as static, button, sliderctrl, and progress control transparent in a dialog box.
Learn more about this very useful library.
Learn how to build an efficient library to provide support for Message Only Windows. The article also shows how to use the Thunk32 library provided in an earlier article, as well as some general pointers on good practices and patterns.
BiSplitter is MFC-compatible class for creating a splitter window that looks like a Microsoft Outlook window.
The dynamic screen classes allow you to incorporate advanced screen functionality into your MFC applications. The fundamental difference of these classes are that they work with the actual resource in your executable—this means that users of your applications can alter screens that have been designed by you using the MFC resource editor—they can make changes at run time.
Latest Developer VideosMore...
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
It's essential to know the differences in these libraries and use them correctly. This brief tutorial will guide you.
With facilities to search, copy, extract segments, and more, the array class can handle pretty much any task you need to perform with ease.
Enhance your development skills and make your users' lives easier.
If you have written solid code, you have accomplished one half of the objective. Solid code is the protagonist, or hero, of our story, but testing is the more sedate side kick that often saves the day after the hubris of the hero has almost certainly lead to calamity.