Versioning your collections is important when the data held by a collection can be modified while a client is enumerating that data. Tom Archer presents a versioning technique he's told Microsoft uses internally.
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Manage a group of buttons as an array in VC++.
The "Thin Templates" technique allows you to use templates with minimum application size penalties.
Tom Archer explains how to work around the inherent problems associated with handling .NET events from a mixed mode (MFC/Managed Extensions) application.
If you are using the STL bitset class with large bitsets that spend most their time in the sparse or mostly populated range, this class may be what you are looking for.
I/O completion ports are the holy grail of performance. This article provides an extremely lightweight and open framework for easily implementing IOCP's in your application(s).
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