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Replacing the cumbersome and confusing Managed Extensions for C++ that shipped with Visual C++ 2002 and 2003, C++/CLI is a standardized set of C++ language extensions that allows developers to write managed code that executes on top of the .NET Framework.
Learn how to create a DLL, implementing the Stdcall calling convention. This DLL wraps a .NET DLL, which then is imported in MetaTrader 4 through the wrapper.
Tom Archer presents a generic Managed C++ function that searches a directory hierarchy for all instances of a specified file name, utilizing the .NET DirectoryInfo and FileInfo classes.
In some situations, it is beneficial to have a single class implement two interfaces. Tom Archer illustrates this technique and explains when you would want to use it.
Evaluate a number of the ways in which .NET generics differ from C++ templates.
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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...
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AutoMapper is an external component that helps in creating a mapping between a source and destination model types. Read on to learn about the AutoMapper component and how to use it in an Asp.Net MVC application.