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A Beginner's Guide to PLINQ

Parallel LINQ (PLINQ) has been introduced in .NET Framework 4.0, as part of the parallel programming features. In most scenarios Parallel LINQ is supposed to increase performance but in some cases a sequential operation would be a better option. Read on to learn more...

Working with HTML5 Canvas

One limitation that website developers often encounter is drawing graphics in the browser. HTML5 does a great job in client side graphic rendering by offering what is known as the canvas. Understanding HTML5 canvas and associated JavaScript objects is important for any ASP.NET developer and this article teaches you just that.

Understanding JavaScript Web Workers

Microsoft's recent Windows 8 announcement makes HTML5 and anything HTML5/JavaScript related an important subject for any Windows developer. To most developers HTML is a "tag" based user-interface specification. However, HTML5 is more than just new "tags". Yoked to, but separate from the HTML5 specification is a specification defining background running scripts called Web Workers.

What Developers Should Know About Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch

From an application perspective, LightSwitch is aimed at minimally complex applications with straightforward requirements. In many situations the basic need is to grab some data and throw it up on the screen. You might call LightSwitch the ad hoc developer's tool, although that's probably not what Microsoft had in mind.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

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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