I/O completion ports are the holy grail of performance. This article provides an extremely lightweight and open framework for easily implementing IOCP's in your application(s).
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Thread pooling describes a technique by which threads of execution are managed and to which work is distributed. Additional semantics such as concurrency control may also be defined. Thread pooling is a nice way to: Manage complexity Make your applications scale Introduce new code while minimizing risk
An insight into the inner workings of CRITICAL_SECTION and thread priorities.
Review demonstrations of two non-MFC thread classes.
Multi-threading contains overhead that is not always needed. This article focuses on a simple idle processing technique using the PeekMessage and PumpMessage functions.
Great for creating a simple threading class without the inherit complexities of the CWinThread class
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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.
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.
Hannes du Preez shows you how to create a User Control in your ASP.NET Web Application.
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.