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Rendering a Region Dialog From a BMP/JPEG

A flexible and user-friendly Region Dialog that support things to permit the user to render a region from both image resource and images files such as bitmap and JPEG. You can drag and drop to apply new images; press Ctrl+Z to go back through all the images you have used, select the background color on different files, and even zoom the images to any ratio you like. Also includes accessory functionalities such as "Lock Machine," "Shut Down Machine After n Minutes," "Start Screen Saver," and so on.

MFC Transparent CDialog Demo

Create a splash screen or skeleton application by using non-rectangular windows. The dialog is shaped by a supplied bitmap. The demo also demonstrates dragging the dialog by clicking anywhere on a visible portion, as well as timer events and using a button on the transparent dialog.

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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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