Intellisense is a programmer's best friend. The framework is too big to memorize, but Intellisense can make finding things manageable. Extend Intellisense into your own code with XML comments in Visual Studio 8 and 9.
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A Monday morning quarterback is a person who, after the event, offers advice or criticism concerning decisions made by others; or, one who second guesses. Too many Monday morning quarterbacks on Sunday evening can screw up your Focus IQ. Learn what "Focus IQ" is, why you want the score as high as possible, and how to get it there.
Discover, and learn to use, some of the behind-the-scenes technologies used with Facebook, and learn how to write an application that interfaces with Facebook.
Everyone has ideas about how to build software. Explore some common fallacies and collect some hints that may help you along the way. All of the ideas are the opinion of the author (who is sometimes wrong).
Discover what extension methods are, the syntax for using them, and why they are important.
Learn how to launch, configure, and preview screen savers on your own form; also, learn how to change the computer's Visual style (along with the fonts and colours pertaining to the particular visual style), and other useful things.
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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.