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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A pointer-to-member represents a location inside a class; selecting a member means offsetting into it. Explore this intricate idea. With examples.
Read through various ways to license and protect your .NET applications from potential pirates. You may find the perfect choice for your own work.
Explore two ways to check whether an application is already running. Example code is both in C# and VB.NET.
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