The MenuStrip and ToolStripMenuItem are a little harder to use than the Menu from earlier versions of VB. Walk through exercises using the MenuStrip, ToolStrip, and the Command behavior pattern to encapsulate a Recents menu for your applications that operate on files.
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Gain the ability to contain controls and add a little preview for your control in design time.
Learn how to create your own GroupBox, with added features such as Alignment for the Title, and a scrollbar for child controls.
Learn how to export information from a DataGridView to a Microsoft Excel file.
Learn about some simple timer functions that produce some very complex effects.
Internet Transfer Control (ITC) is a handy control for Internet programming, but there is another control that is even more robust and helps programmers create more flexible applications. In this article, S.S. Ahmed shows you how to create client/server applications using the Winsock control. You will also learn how to access a database in your client/server application.
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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.
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