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Windows Management Using C# Programming

Windows management has a prime place in system monitoring and administration irrespective of the technology being used. The suppleness that is achieved using the Windows management native API's are far more than that which could be achieved through other kinds of monitoring and administration application.

Deploying Separate User/Site Configurations with ClickOnce

By Matt Goebel and Rachel Baker - Microsoft's ClickOnce framework is a powerful tool for deploying and updating Windows forms applications. Learn how to deploy separate application configurations via two methods: installing and updating from different locations, and using URL parameters.

Creating an Extensible Windows Service

Windows Services are difficult to create and debug. There is no user interaction by design, and the system usually has a hard time releasing the service once installed and ran. In the first part of this two-part series, Rob Chartier shows how to create an extensible Windows Service that accepts custom plug-ins and never needs modification.

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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.

The Sorry State of .NET ORMs

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.

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