Presentation material “Developing Microsoft Azure Apps”

Hi community, Please find below the presentation material from Today’s session. Regards, Angel [office src=”https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=2FE1291768841ACE&resid=2FE1291768841ACE%215468&authkey=AGy7DK9bJRUrSpA” width=”98″ height=”120″”]

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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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Visual Studio "4" CTP – General Availability

Hi Community, Microsoft has announced the general availability for Visual Studio “14” CTP Today. There are quite a few interesting features, in both native and managed languages. Please find below some resources about this release: Release Notes Visual Studio “14” CTP now available in the Virtual Machine Azure Gallery Visual Studio “14” CTP Visual Studio […]

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Presentation material “Developing Windows 8 Apps”

Hi community, Please find below the presentation material from Today’s session. Regards, Angel [office src=”https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=2FE1291768841ACE&resid=2FE1291768841ACE%215177&authkey=AItKk-jONueKqNM” width=”98″ height=”120″”]

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements as an mvp mentor

Hi Community, I would like to invite you to a couple of sessions I’ll present in the next couple of weeks, please find the details below: Developing Windows 8 Apps Developing Windows Azure Apps I look forward to seeing you there Regards, Angel

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.NET Native

I can still remember last year when I attended the MVP Summit 2013 an awesome talk by the Visual C++ team around “CLR team working closely with Visual C++ team to improve performance of .NET apps as well as making .NET available for every device”.  Unfortunately, I could not disclose that information because it was […]

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MICROSOFT MVP COMCAMP 2014 – SYDNEY (Presentation material)

Hi Community, Please find below the demo code and slide deck I used at “Microsoft MVP ComCamp 2014 – Sydney” Yesterday afternoon. [office src=”https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=2FE1291768841ACE&resid=2FE1291768841ACE%214676&authkey=AGyXU0rbpyff6q8″ width=”98″ height=”120″]   Regards, Angel

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Checking whether the clr requires to be loaded with visual C++

As part of this personal project I am currently working on, I need to  reuse a C# component I wrote a few years back. I think I have blogged about this topic in the past on my old blog, but here I will show you how to check whether the CLR requires to be loaded […]

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Extending a custom property page by overriding its Window Procedure

I am currently working on a personal project which requires to extend the operating system shell via a custom property page (IShellPropSheetExt interface), however, this customization has to behave differently to the default behaviour of the Shell, therefore I have to intercept the click event of any of the property page buttons (e.g.: Ok, Cancel […]

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Microsoft Visual C++ Award for 2014

Hi community, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Microsoft has awarded me with an MVP recognition once again in the Visual C++ category. This is my ninth consecutive time as an MVP award recipient. As many of you must know, I used to be an ASP/ASP.NET MVP until 2009 (This is my fourth […]

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