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Latest DLLs and Executables Articles
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.
We often face the need to shift a type from one assembly to another. What if everything is already deployed? The TypeForwardedTo attribute comes in to help.
Have you ever needed to execute a system command from your application? You can accomplish this easily with C#.
Learn about a simple yet elegant way to secure managed assemblies from easy disassembly by using the powerful interoperability features of .NET.
Learn how Executables and DLLs are loaded into the process address space and how CLR is initialized. Included is a simple project that includes an example and explains how to create and use a DLL in C#.
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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.
Discover the world of Portable Class Libraries (PCLs) and how they can work for you.