Learn how to add genuine Windows XP theme support to Rich Edit controls and extend the code for your own custom controls!
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Many of you must have heard of a tool called "RunAs" that originated from the WinNT4 Resource Kit; and from Win2K.
A class wizard-like helper tool for using WINDOWSX.H message crackers to make your code more convenient, portable, and type-safe when working with message handlers.
Windows has a built-in version concept, and it's a good idea to make use of this by version stamping all your binary modules. Learn how to best use version information in your application.
Create a color cursor from an HBITMAP. Learn how to first create and display a cursor on the screen as well as how to convert an HBITMAP to a HCURSOR.
Use this method to create a self-deleting executable This works by invoking the command shell as a serialized process to delete the program file. (The article and source code were updated.)
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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.
It might be older technology, but P/Invoke is still useful today. Learn how to leverage it to your advantage.
Ringtones are a very popular way to customize your mobile phone. Learn to set ringtones in your Windows Store app.
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.