There is a partially documented feature in the Microsoft C/C++ runtime libraries that allows you to run code before the main function (main, WinMain or DllMain) is called, and after it returns.
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Another suggestion for forcing only one instance of an application to run at a time.
If you ever need to have only one instance of an application active, you might be interested in using this class. This class enables you to stop running a second instance of an application.
This is a set of small projects (all working together) that can ease creating a log of your program's code path at run-time.
Standard concept with a twist ; in this version if the app is running it is brought to the foreground and passed any command-line arguments
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With facilities to search, copy, extract segments, and more, the array class can handle pretty much any task you need to perform with ease.
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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.