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AL 3D Audio and Environmental Audio Extension

Games and sophisticated applications require the use of a 3D Audio facility to place their gamers or users in a 3D Space. This results in a virtual world in which the user is immersed, resulting in an improved user response. Learn to use a technology by Creative Labs, the EAX or Environmental Audio Extension, that makes the virtual world richer with respect to 3D sound.

Multimedia Audio SDK

No amount of description of a tune can ever replace the experience of hearing it. But, playing a sound file synchronously or asynchronously, mixing sound, or excercising still finer control over it has been a pain in the neck. Audio API makes playing sound a very comfortable and enjoyable experience.

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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.

Portable Databases

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.

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