In what was sure to have been a stunning surprise, last night, the first annual Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award was given out. And the winner was... Allan H. "Bud" Selig!
I wonder who will win next year.
Or who will win the Bud Selig Lifetime Achievement Award.
Perhaps just to save time, they will name Bud Selig the Bud Selig ...
The MSG structure has a field called time
which is a DWORD.
There is also a function
GetMessageTime which returns a LONG.
Both are documented as returning the time the message was generated,
but the types are different.
Are these time units comparable?
Yes, they are the same thing.
They all use the 32-bit timer provided by the
I file this under the category of People refuse to read what is right in front of them.
There used to be a number of utilities available for download which all go by the name PowerToys. And they all contain text like this:
Note: We take great care to ensure that PowerToys work as they should, but they are not part of XYZ and are not ...
In the book Hello Kitty Takes a Trip, the title character travels to New York, Florida, Vermont, and Hawaii, in that order. Now, sure, the Traveling Salesman Problem is NP-hard, but you're not even trying...
Today's Little Program obtains a high resolution icon for a file.
Start with our
and make these changes.
Remember, Little Programs do little or no error checking.
This week's smart pointer class is (rolls dice)
GetIconIndex function does nothing new.
It simply retrieves the system image list ...
The second parameter to the
is an optional window handle that is used to tell the
GetMessage function to retrieve
only messages that belong to the specified window.
is nearly always a bad idea,
because your program will not respond to messages that don't meet
Unlike a filtered Peek...
There are a whole bunch of things in Windows that call themselves message queues, and none of them have anything to do with each other.
There is the window manager message queue, which holds window messages.
And there is the Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) which is a networking technology for allowing multiple computers to communicate with ...
Windows 8 added a new hotkey: Win+PrtSc takes a snapshot of your screen and puts it into the Screenshots folder of your Pictures library. But what if you are on a tablet with no PrtSc key? On tablets, you can perform the same operation by pressing Windows button + Volume down. Both of these are the hardware buttons on the tablet, not on...