In C++, TCHAR, LPCTSTR, CString, and other types discretely change to their char/WCHAR, CStringA/CStringW counterparts depending on whether UNICODE is defined in your source code. Cool. By conscientiously using _countof(x) instead of sizeof(x) where appropriate and TCHAR’s everywhere instead of char/WCHAR,
Writing Visual Studio add-ins gives you the power to do some impressive things within the IDE to enhance your productivity. Unfortunately getting your add-in to load into Visual Studio can sometimes be a pain. Here’s just a tip you should know about the .AddIn file that Visual Studio generates for you.
Well this is my first post as a member of the Visual Studio Platform & Ecosystem team. My second full day on the job, and I’ve found some less-than-ideal areas of Visual Studio that I’m eager to improve for myself and for you,
My first post in the provisioning series introduced what provisioning of your Windows Mobile device means and the basics of why you would want to do it. In future posts I’ll give some concrete examples of XML that accomplish a few common tasks.
Microsoft recently launched the MSDN Code Gallery for Microsoft employees and others to share code and software using the Microsoft Public License. MSDN Code Gallery looks and feels very much like CodePlex, but Code Gallery lacks the TFS source control feature and developers can only publish their source code and binaries as releases.