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November 2017
Using the MSXML Parser to Work with XML Documents Kenn Scribner
Kenn Scribner's recent articles on XML and the MSXML DOM parser exposed only some of the parser's capabilities. Those articles introduced XML as a technology, not the XML parser itself. Now Kenn revisits the MSXML parser and covers the basics you need to work with XML documents and nodes: searching for specific nodes, inserting nodes, and retrieving nodal values. click here for full article (free)
Editorial: Hands-On, How-To Kate Gregory
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Simplify Your Testing with MethodPatcher Roman Korchagin
In the June 2000 issue of Visual C++ Developer, Roman Korchagin showcased some principles and techniques for testing code. He presented an Emulator technique that let you test one half of an application by simulating the other half. In this follow-up article, he presents a class that's useful when you need control over the responses of some other class. The MethodPatcher does it by patching the compiled code and redirecting control to your tests. (online subscribers only) subscribe now
A Status Bar that Holds ActiveX Controls Martin Cook
Several years ago, Martin Cook extended the usefulness of the MFC status bar by creating a version capable of housing almost any type of control. This article presents a simplified version of that tool; one specifically targeted to hosting ActiveX controls. The accompanying sample program illustrates a typical use by placing two ActiveX controls on the status bar of an MFC application. (online subscribers only) subscribe now
Tip: Storing Empty Strings Using CLongBinary and CRecordset Sunil BG
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HealthTip: Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses Are Awesome
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