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Discover a way to write add-ins such that a single binary can be hosted across multiple versions of DevStudio, Visual Studio, and Office. It uses C++ & ATL, but the principles should carry over to other languages and frameworks.

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Provides a basic implementation of the Developer Studio Object Model.

Visual Studio Add-RGB Macro Creator

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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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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