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Orcas CTP now includes STL/CLR

The Visual C++ team is pleased to announce that a public release of STL/CLR has been included in the current Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” September 2006 CTP.  STL/CLR is an implementation of the Standard Template Library (STL) that can be used for storing .Net types in STL-like containers. It also provides STL-like ...
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Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta is now available

The Visual C++ team is excited to announce that the VS2005 Service Pack (SP1) Beta is now available to customers!  This Service Pack includes over 2,000 bug fixes, as well as Hotfixes and General Distribution Release Updates (GDRs).  As for Visual C++, you will find over 400 bug fixes, the largest number of any of the product teams.&...
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Mixing deterministic and non-deterministic cleanup

Hi, my name is Alan Chan.  I’m a software design engineer in Visual C++ libraries team.  As the name suggests, my team owns some of the C/C++ libraries such as ATL, MFC, CRT, STL, and OpenMP.  Today, I’m going to talk about one very interesting COM interop bug that I have worked on recently.   Basic ...
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Managed Debugger Expression Evaluator

   Hi, my name is James Wang and I am a software design engineer in the Visual C++ Front End team.  One of my testing areas is C++ debugger expression evaluators.  That is the engine that evaluate the expressions you put in the debugger watch windows. Currently, the Visual Studio 2005 ships two versions of the debugger...
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UAC, Windows Vista & VS 2005

Hi, my name is Li Shao. I am a Software Design Engineer in Test in Visual C++ team. In this post, I am going to briefly talk about Vista new security feature and how it is going to affect some of the VC scenarios. User Account Control (UAC) is a security feature in Windows Vista. It enables the users to perform common tasks as non-...

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