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Create MySQL 5.1 Storage Engine Plugins Under Win32

A MySQL Storage engine requires functions that MySQL provides. Therefore, you normally need to link it into mysqld-core under Windows because mysqld.exe doesn't export all required functions (because it's an .exe, not a .dll). So, you're unable to import the required functions in our Plugin. Learn a possible way to circumvent this limitation by using the .map files that are provided with MySQL.

Introduction to PDL

PDL (Portable Dynamic Loader) is a light, simple, and portable library designed especially for creating and using dynamically loaded class objects.

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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.

The Sorry State of .NET ORMs

Looking to work with a non Microsoft Database in .NET? You need to know what ORM's are available, and why you can't currently use Entity Framework.

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