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Andrew (SDET) from Dot Net Client Team starts blogging.


Threat Modelling information:



Garbage Collection Basics:

When are the objects GCed? When the garbage collector finds objects that can be reclaimed, it checks each object to determine the object’s finalization requirements. If an object implements a finalizer and has not disabled finalization by calling SuppressFinalize, the object is placed in a list of objects marked as ready for finalization. The garbage…


Power of windows forms:

Joe Stegman demos the power of new Windows forms features. https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=21657https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=21658


TreeView adding a horizontal scrollbar when adding Nodes as the TreeView is created…

I have seen a lot of querries why does the TreeView shows a horizontal scroll even though it doesnt need one when the Nodes are added in WM_CREATE. First, it seems that the COMCTL32 feels that it doesnt have enough space when we try adding nodes while the treeview is getting created. Hence it sets…


Dot net client articles.

Find some interesting information regarding “How to in Windows Forms?“ here .


ActiveX controls on WinForms?

You can use Windows Forms controls in web pages – see http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/02/01/UserCtrl/default.aspx  But, We only support using Windows Forms controls in IE and in MFC7.x (see official statement of support below). We do not support using Windows Forms controls as ActiveX controls in other containers. The scenario  using Windows Forms in Smart Documents is definitely…