MSDN Magazine: Windows with C++
Windows with C++: Exploring High-Performance Algorithms
Kenny Kerr - October 2008
See how you can gain efficiency in surprising ways by looking closely at your algorithms, the data they operate on, and the hardware you’re designing for.
Windows with C++: Asynchronous WinHTTP.
Kenny Kerr - August 2008
This month's column explains how to use Windows HTTP Services, or WinHTTP, the new, powerful API for implementing HTTP clients.
Windows with C++: Decoding Windows Vista Icons with WIC
Kenny Kerr - June 2008
In this month's installment, Kenny Kerr sings the praises of the new Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack, which brings modern conveniences to Visual C++.
Windows with C++: Windows Imaging Component Basics
Kenny Kerr - April 2008
Windows Imaging Component (WIC) is an extensible framework for encoding, decoding, and manipulating images. See how to use WIC to encode and decode different image formats.
Windows with C++: Windows Services Enhancements
Kenny Kerr - Launch 2008
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 bring some significant changes that make it simpler to produce services that are more secure and responsive.
Windows with C++: Windows Template Library 8.0
Kenny Kerr - December 2007
Kenny Kerr takes a look at Windows Template Library (WTL) support for new Windows Vista control enhancements, including task dialogs, Aero wizards, and open file dialogs.
Windows with C++: Task Scheduler 2.0
Kenny Kerr - October 2007
The new Task Scheduler in Windows Vista can do so much more than previous versions. We introduce some basic concepts and building blocks you can put to use in your own scheduled task projects.
Windows with C++: Windows Vista Control Enhancements
Kenny Kerr - August 2007
With the release of Windows Vista, C++ developers will be happy to know there's plenty of magic left to perform. This new column will provide the necessary insight.