The Microsoft .NET Framework comes packaged with all the building blocks to implement a keyboard interface in a WinForm application, we'll illustrate and walk through how to extend those building blocks with basic .NET controls, inheritance and custom events to create a consistent keyboard interface.
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Understand from this guide how and when - as well as when not - to use multithreading.
With more and more computers using a multi-core processor, the free lunch of increased clock speeds and the inherent performance gains are over. Software developers must instead make sure their applications take use of all the cores available in an efficient manner. New features in .NET 4.0 mean that managed code developers too can join the party.
The way you interact with a personal computing device is changing and is about to change even more with lots of touching and even a little hidden video.
Emitted code and the DynamicMethod have the benefit of speed and the emitted code can be unloaded when the DynamicMethod goes out of scope, resulting in the best of all worlds.
Building small applications from scratch is easy enough with almost any available programming technology. However, if you are assigned the task to build large applications and have the requirement to re-use code either now or tomorrow, you need to be a lot more careful. Microsoft has ready-made patterns that help you build complex Windows Presentation Foundation applications with reusability and componentized design in mind.
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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.
Adding extra fields to an ASP.NET membership set-up doesn't have to be difficult, especially if there is only a small amount of data.
Hannes du Preez explains what delegates are and how to use them to call managed and unmanaged code in VB.NET.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.