MetaFS (Metadata File System for Windows)

FileSystems are the storage backbone for any computer system, in Today’s operating systems most of them provide a common functionality set like journaling, security and metadata among others. In my humble opinion, metadata is one of the most important ones, reason being is that they can tell users about the contents of the file without […]

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Pass information to .NET control from Native Code with Visual C++

As a follow up to this post on interoperability between .NET and native code, this post describes how we can host a .NET user control from an ActiveX control, but more importantly set properties that drive or change the behaviour of the .NET user control. First of all, we need to define an interface with […]

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Read XML config files with Visual C++

Hi Community, I am currently working on an add-in for Visual Studio to expose some functionality available in the “Debugger Engine and Extension APIs”. The development is in the very early stages, but I have completed already one feature required by the Add-in, which is the  ability to read XML configuration files similarly to how […]

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Taking pictures with Kinect & calling GDI+ to reduce the file size

Hi Community, As mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been putting together an application which comprises technologies like Kinect, Windows Azure & Visual C++. The application name is “CyberNanny” and I wrote it for my beautiful newborn baby . Actually, I’ve submitted today an article to MSDN magazine about the aforementioned solution. Today’s post is about […]

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