Multicore processors bring new challenges. See a solution for gaining the ability to scale to the increasing number and types of processor cores.
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Flashback to the 80s—Batch files ruled! Even though the 80s are gone, you still can play around with and use batch files!
Make a few small changes in your MFC app and it can serve as a screen saver.
For long-term Visual C++ developers, the CryptoAPI will be a familiar part of your programming toolkit. If you're developing Windows Vista applications, though, you should be applying the new Windows Cryptography API: Next Generation.
Read about a sample demonstrating how to accelerate finding an optimal Puzzle 15 solution using C++ Template Metaprogramming. It presents an implementation of the IDA* search algorithm.
Learn why threading, which is the current method of choice for extracting performance from multi-core chips, isn't always the best choice for good performance.
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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.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to obtain an outside application's window handle, in order to manipulate that window from inside your program, using either VB.NET or C#.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.