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An Interview with C++ Creator Bjarne Stroustrup

Bjarne Stroustrup talks about the imminent C++0x standard and the forthcoming features it brings, the difficulties of standardizing programming languages in general, the calculated risks that the standards committee can afford to take with new features, and even his own New Year's resolutions.

C++ Programming: Understanding Standard C++ Library Additions in Visual C++ 2010

For every true C++ developer, the Standard C++ Library is the first choice for utility classes, collections and algorithms to streamline the development effort. Continuing on from the investment in core C++ programming improvements in Visual C++ 2008, Visual C++ 2010 introduces improvements in the Standard C++ Library related to C++ 0x, and this article focuses on advancements in Standard C++ collections and algorithms.

Improve Microsoft Visual C++ Application Security and Robustness with SafeInt

In this age of cloud computing, massive parallel systems and complex security threats like identity theft and decentralized botnets, devoting resources to combat the seemingly age-old issue of integer overflow appears distinctly passC). Despite the fact that integer overflow is such a well know problem, particularly within C and C++ programming, the problem remains a real issue from both a defect and security standpoint, that's why the introduction of the SafeInt template class in Visual C++ 2010 to address overflows is a great addition.

Simplify Visual C++ Application Deployment with Manifest Files

Application manifest files provide a declarative means for an application to detail its dependencies and runtime requirements. Each version of Windows and Visual C++ adds further options that can be specified in the application manifest file, and it is important for correct application deployment and execution that the Visual C++ developer keeps up to date with these advances.

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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.

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