Microsoft has recently released version 1.2 of the Microsoft Azure SDK and Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 1.2. They have continued to release updated SDKs and new features on an aggressive pace. In this article we will walk through the new features of the updated tools and SDK.
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Microsoft Visual Studio has extensive support for setting breakpoints with extra conditions, including code, and then searching for and managing those breakpoints. Read more to see how to put beakpoints to work for you.
There are as many explanations, examples, and mathematical descriptions for covariance and contravariance as you care to explore, but all of this information adds to the confusion. This article shows you why they are important concepts for software developers and how you can leverage variance when you design your code.
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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...
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