If not fully understood, automatic boxing and unboxing can adversely affect application performance and cause unexpected, difficult-to-locate bugs. Stuart explains the concept of boxing and unboxing and their subtle behaviors.
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Get a head start on writing XML parsers in C#.
Display inheritance, file use, variable reference, call, and call-by information for C++ projects.
This article introduces you to the Common Type System (CTS) in .NET and its purpose.
The .NET Class Library uses exceptions throughout to report errors or unexpected conditions; however, a lot of code isn't exception aware. This article explains what exceptions are, how to respond to exceptions, and several ways of creating your own exceptions.
Microsoft just released "Rotor" their shared-source version of the .NET Framework. Mickey Williams covers the good and bad of this million+ lines of source code in his newest article.
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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.
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Learn how to create your own class and create objects representing that class using Visual Basic.
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.