Windows Vista and 7 provide the ability to restart crashed or hung applications and recover your work. By building on the strength of the Document-View Architecture, Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) 10 allows new and existing applications to easily take advantage of these Windows features.
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C++ Programming is having a revitalization of Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) which continues to deliver simple integration with powerful Windows features. In this article, we'll look at Preview and Thumbnail Support, and how these features can be easily implemented in an MFC application.
Leveraging Windows Error Reporting (WER) to use Microsoft's existing infrastructure for providing end users with patches and workarounds, a critical aspect of the application life-cycle management.
Even the best-written C++ applications can crash or hang-and end-users' perceptions of the application hinge on how gracefully the application works with the operating system to handle such problems. By registering your applications with Windows Application Recovery and Restart, they can recover gracefully after errors occur.
Correctly managing the release of heap-allocated memory and other resources has been one of the great challenges of C and C++ development for decades. The new shared_ptr class, shipping with Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and Visual Studio 2010, makes dealing with resource management dramatically simpler.
By adopting a messaging based approach to task parallelism, the Asynchronous Agents Library provides a simple model for concurrent programming that avoids the complexity of memory locks.
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