Learn about a framework for rapid development of NT services. Also includes tools for stack tracing, performance testing, generic logging/debugging, memory leak testing, and thread pooling.
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With the rapid increase in parallel computing, correct threading, and synchronization are vitally important to programmers building scalable, high-performance solutions. Explore the new one-time object initialization APIs in Vista from a C++ programmer's perspective.
The way Vista closes applications during operating system shut down has changed from prior Windows versions' approaches. Learn how to provide your users with appropriate notification from the Vista shut down screen.
Add one header file to your *.vcproj, insert a few lines of code into your class header, and you'll never again worry about the asynchronous routines in your ATL GUI application.
Discover a basic SMBIOS parser that demonstrates querying for SMBIOS info using WMI and then parsing the data to extract necessary information.
Learn to inject your code into an Import Table of a Portable Executable file format. This is called the API redirection technique.
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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...
Learn how to obtain an outside application's window handle, in order to manipulate that window from inside your program, using either VB.NET or C#.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.