Spy++ Update

Hi, Pat Brenner again.  I recently posted an article about Spy++ internals.  I have some updates that I want to share with you.  Some of this article will be clearer if you first read that one. First, Spy++ has been updated for Visual Studio codename Orcas to handle the new common controls/messages/flags added in Windows ...
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MFC Updates for Vista Common Controls

MFC has been updated for Visual Studio codename Orcas to handle the new common controls/messages/flags added in Windows Vista.  We have made a number of updates to MFC to wrap the new controls and messages, so when you’re using these new capabilities, MFC will make it easier to code them. Three new MFC classes have been added ...
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Multi-processor builds in Orcas

Hey again, everyone.  I’m Peter-Michael, a program manager with the VC++ compiler team.  Continuing with the Orcas feature parade, I'd like to talk about the compiler's team contribution to the product.  Back in June, Jonathan Caves posted about the compiler team’s plans for Orcas.  To recap, the compiler team ...
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USA Daylight Savings Time (DST) Update

Starting from March 2007, the Daylight Savings Time (DST) start date and end date for the United States will change. DST will start at 2:00 A.M. on the second Sunday in March and end at 2:00 A.M on the first Sunday in November. The C Run-Time (CRT) performs its own time handling only when the TZ environment variable is set, or when an ...
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ATL Server: Shared Source Release Now Available!

ATL Server is now released as a shared source project on CodePlex.com!  You can download all the source to ATL Server and use it with recently released March CTP of Visual Studio codename Orcas.  The release of this code allows developers to innovate and evolve the library to meet needs of their applications.To learn more, ...
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Managed Incremental Build

Real-world solutions typically consist of multiple projects - often many projects. The projects are usually related to each other in some sort of dependency relationship. For example, consider a solution with 3 primary output targets (P1-3), a few intermediate components (I1-5), and a few shared dlls (L1-3). The dependencies might look ...
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Channel 9: Front-end QA

Meet Marina Polishchuk from the Visual C++ QA team in this new video on Channel 9!  Marina helps test the front-end to ensure the best possible quality in the compiler.  Learn more about how she goes about this task by watching the video at https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=285284.Thanks,The Visual C++ Team...
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STL: Destructor of Bugs

I'm the newest developer on the Visual C++ Libraries team. My true name is Stephan T. Lavavej, but I often use my extremely convenient initials. I moved here at the beginning of this year after working on and finishing Outlook 2007 Search. You know how some people are fans of the Harry Potter novels, standing in line outside a bookstore ...
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Managing a Huge Test Matrix with Automation

Hi, my name is Matt Travis and I’m an SDET on the Visual C++ Front End team.  In addition to my work on the Front End, I’ve been working on an automated rolling test system to help manage the huge test matrix we have in Visual C++.  Our next release, Orcas, will have to run on the usual slew of Windows versions, ...
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Channel 9: Dive into STL/CLR

In this new Channel 9 video, Nikola Dudar dives deep into the STL/CLR functionality shipping in Orcas.  If you want to take advantage of BCL while using STL syntax and idioms, then this technology is for you.  Watch the video or read his previous blog post to learn more!Thanks,The Visual C++ team...