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Using and debugging environment variables
Exception codes you've never heard of
Exception codes from Windows SDK, Visual Studio, .Net, Embarcadero.
Source code viewing
Viewing source code that's in the wrong place.
Stdout redirection and capture
Configuring Validators to redirect stdout and/or capture stdout.
Setting up ISAPI on IIS 10
Settings up IIS 10 so that it can use ISAPI extensions
How to name threads
Naming threads using exceptions, SetThreadDescription() and CreateThread().
How to output to stdout from MFC
MFC programs can't write to stdout unless you do this.
The correct way to determine if a file is a directory
A naive approach to GetFileAttributes() will not always give you the correct results.
Make your program support high DPI
How to make your program support high dpi monitors - the easy way.
Cannot open type library
Cannot open type library file error on x64-systems
Improve your code with static analysis tools
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Improve MFC memory performance
Improving the performance of MFC arrays.
Problems when subclassing controls
Subclassing gotchas for tracking mouse movements.
Don't try this at home, custom control time sink
If you forget to call the base class method implementations, things won't go as planned.
Removing warning c4985
Removing annoying ceil attributes not present on previous declaration warning c4985
Writing data to a resource
How to embed data in a resource
Reading data from a resource
How to read embedded data from a resource
Seeding the random number generator to a random place
Dont use srand(clock); use srand((unsigned)time(null)) instead.
How to replace IsBadReadPtr()
Alternative implementations for IsBadReadPtr() and IsBadWritePtr().
The cost of using OutputDebugString()
The performance penalties incurred by using OutputDebugString().
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