Articles Written by Kate Gregory

Head-Spinning Interoperability between Managed and Native C++

Chances are, if you are using C++ and moving to .NET, you won't want to rewrite all your existing C++ code. Kate begins a series of articles on the various ways you can reuse old C++ code in new Managed C++ projects.

Partial Template Specialization with Visual C++ .NET 2003

C++ templates are like a secret weapon for developers. Those who never got around to learning C++ because "it's really complicated" and "it has all kinds of funky features no one would ever use" have no idea what we can do with templates. Now to learn about templates and the dramatic improvements in Visual C++ .NET!

Mixing and Matching: Using STL with the Base Class Library

If you're writing a new Managed C++ application and you're thinking of using collections in that code, you may be unsure whether to use STL collections or a class from the Base Class Library. Learn your choices.

Managed, Unmanaged, Native: What Kind of Code Is This?

With the release of Visual Studio .NET, many developers are now willing to consider using the new technology known as managed code. But especially for C++ developers, it can be a bit confusing. That's because C++ is special.

The Mixed DLL Loading Problem

Microsoft announced a potentially serious bug that affects only Visual C++ developers using VS.NET 2002 and VS.NET 2003 to create mixed DLLs. While only a few may be impacted by this, all Visual C++ programmers should be aware of it.

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