Learn how to create a dual mode service so you can run your services as either console apps or through Windows Services.
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Replacing the cumbersome and confusing Managed Extensions for C++ that shipped with Visual C++ 2002 and 2003, C++/CLI is a standardized set of C++ language extensions that allows developers to write managed code that executes on top of the .NET Framework.
Learn how to create a DLL, implementing the Stdcall calling convention. This DLL wraps a .NET DLL, which then is imported in MetaTrader 4 through the wrapper.
Tom Archer presents a generic Managed C++ function that searches a directory hierarchy for all instances of a specified file name, utilizing the .NET DirectoryInfo and FileInfo classes.
In some situations, it is beneficial to have a single class implement two interfaces. Tom Archer illustrates this technique and explains when you would want to use it.
Evaluate a number of the ways in which .NET generics differ from C++ templates.
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Use the .NET Framework to apply several interesting image filters. The code is also available.
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