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Getting Up and Running with the Composite UI Application Block for WPF

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.

.NET Tip: Take Advantage of Interfaces

Stop writing more code than needed. You can streamline your code if you use interfaces. You will be able to write simpler, more flexible, and more maintainable applications when you apply interfaces.

'Using' the IDisposable Interface

The IDisposable interface can be used for far more than just the releasing of memory and resources. Learn how to use the interface to ensure that post conditions of code blocks are always met.

Using Multiple Interfaces

Multiple inheritance is not possible in C# using classes; however, you can implement multiple interfaces. This is a simple example of inheriting characteristics of multiple interfaces.

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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.

Installers for .NET

Yes, installers for your software still exist. Adding one to your release may do wonders for its popularity ratings.

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