This add-in shows a standard ColorSelect dialog box and forms text that looks like an RGB-macro string (RGB(100, 120, 130)). (The article, addin, and source code were updated.)
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This article shows you how to create syntax coloring for user-defined keywords'—for C++ files only.
Although Visual Studio provides a visual class browser, it's absolutely unusable because it's only updated on a compiler run, doesn't show inheritance, and last but not least, shows all classes of the project in a single tree. Learn how to create five different styles of browsers: Outline, Hierarchy, Type, Method, and a Workspace/File Browser. (The article and source code were updated.)
A set of simple, flexible, and powerful debug macros that allow you to catch most of the programming errors in early stages of development. These macros stimulate writing the "code that debugs itself."
Fill the yawning gap in the functionality provided by the standard VC libraries in regard to debugging. This article introduces easy-to-use debugging extensions -- most are available without any supplementary actions because they are configured with defaults that support most scenarios.
Make your program reliable by using this technique. It is a trap technique that uses the assertion macros. Common C++ technique and some VC++/MFC features are described.
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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.
Create routines to make working with file lists much friendlier, and how to upload and download files from the account.
For a new programmer, the Server Explorer in Visual Studio might need some proper explanation.
Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.