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.
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...
Hannes du Preez explains what Container controls are, which Container controls are available, and how to use them.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.