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Richard Newcombe takes a look at Bitmap Animations in VB.NET. VB6 made extensive use of API's to load and initialize large quantities of smaller images. .NET has the GDI+ dynamic library, with a large selection of graphic classes and functions, which means that we no longer require API's to manipulate images.
Discover how to Interact with the objects on a playing field. The article uses a game as a base for the code.
This article is part two of an introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. It covers how to navigate through the different menus and tools. It specifically covers Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition. Read along to learn how to write a very simple Hello World application using Windows Forms.
Is some of your business logic in code and some in SQL Server? Then, just call the SQL from the .NET framework and the .NET framework from SQL with CLR integration. Here are all the steps you need to get started.
Memory mapped files use the system's memory manager and lets you treat large files as if they were in-memory objects, supporting extremely large file access, faster access, and multiple, simultaneous processes accessing the same file.
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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...
Learn how to obtain an outside application's window handle, in order to manipulate that window from inside your program, using either VB.NET or C#.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.