Extension methods allow you to create utility functions and have them appear to be part or your classes or the built-in classes. You'll learn by making a method from an earlier tip available as an extension method.
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Continue your study of how to create your own dockable Forms.
Learn how to display all of the fields and properties of any object. By using a little reflection, you can expose the internals of your objects.
Learn about local type inference in C# 3.0 and Visual Basic 9.0. Examine why it is relevant and the syntax for its use.
Interacting with Office functionality in a .NET application can add a new level of functionality while providing the user with familiar methods of getting work done. Explore extending Outlook via a sample add-in.
Learn how to get a borderless Form to move around on the screen by capturing it with the mouse and dragging it, and to be able to resize the form, the same way as a normal sizeable Form can be sized by dragging its edges.
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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...
Learn how to use ApplicationDataContainer and ApplicationDataContainerSettings in your Windows 8.1 Store apps.
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.