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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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WebSockets are intended to build bi-directional connections between a web browser and a server. This must be done in a safe way. In addition, the WebSockets have a huge disadvantage (to say it politely). Read on to learn more.