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Create standalone (indipendent) exe
Hi, i wish to understand what code habit i should take in order to develop indipendent application ...
[15 replies] Last: Executable size is one of the tradeoffs of static linking, is this rea... (by joe7)
Context Sensitive Help Visual Studio 2013
Microsoft have very kindly supplied a FREE version of Visual Studio Community 2013. In a previous r...
[5 replies] Last: Thanks Andy. What the $%^& are Micro$oft up to? That was a rhetoric... (by sparafucile48)
by joe7
CreateDIBSection question
This isn't really a major problem but I'm trying to learn something here... My application uses t...
[2 replies] Last: I'll try to explain in more detail. This has to do with drawing the ma... (by joe7)
Button not showing, a possible problem because of trying to redirect it to a specific WndProc
The title says everything. I've uploaded the code so that all of you could reproduce the problem, he...
[1 reply] : i only checked WObject.cpp LRESULT WObject::WindowProcedure(UINT uMs... (by tath)
by JayCee
What do these errors mean?
I am still pretty much a beginner but have managed to get some programs, albeit small stuff, working...
[2 replies] Last: Thanks kbw, you provided the correct clue, I was loading the files to ... (by JayCee)
How read serial winthout consume byte
Hi! I have to develop API that when arrive byte by serial communication, only consult the serial ...
[1 reply] : look on msdn at COMSAT: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windo... (by Texan40)
by ldor
mciSendString problem under Windows 7
Hi I have an old program which I wrote yet under Windows 98 using Windows API. I used MCI interfa...
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Convert UTC to local time using SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime?
I have an epoc UTC time 1432743742 that represents Wed, 27 May 2015 16:22:22. (See http://www.epo...
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C++ Win32 GDI+ Scaling Shapes with Windows Resizing
Hi i just started Win32 for my School project and i have a problem in it when i create some shapes l...
[1 reply] : You can get the window client size with GetClientRect(): RECT r; Get... (by ahcfan)
Development Graphics bmp in driver spooler
Hi! I have to develop printer spooler driver to own phisycal printer. I'm using WinWDK 7600 to dev...
[1 reply] : I'm not sure what you're asking? Take a look at this: https://code.m... (by coder777)
by xoxos
advice for legacy system graphics
i'm looking for any general advice regarding graphics programming on an old XP system - i've been...
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Process not Outputted?
It appear that for some reason, my code won't output the process information. On the error log, the...
[3 replies] Last: Not a bad idea, I'll try it. (by icemewtwo64)
DirectX Application and Distribution
I'm developing an application in Visual C++ 2010 that uses DirectX 9 and I'd eventually like to dist...
[6 replies] Last: DirectX has a Web installer, which is very small in size and that you ... (by modoran)
DirectX DrawText Max Rectangle Size
Hello, my DirectX Applictaion uses LPD3DXFONT DrawText method to render text. STDMETHOD_(INT, Draw...
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by Stom
CAPIHook::sm_LoadLibraryA cannot be defined in the current scope
Hi, I use CAPIHook class, and I want use this inside void not out of void CAPIHook CAPIHook::sm...
[1 reply] : What does 'void' refer to in this context? For now I'll assume that yo... (by Computergeek01)
by anhnha
Many instances run on many cores?
I have a problem and need some help.e For example, I have an MFC app for image processing written i...
[4 replies] Last: Just too stupid question to even bother about. Answers are two same im... (by xcomwarr)
SDL Game Lag??[pong game]
This is really frustrating me...Why is it that the game runs smoothly sometimes but other times it l...
[1 reply] : Don't use cout in the game loop. It can slow things down quite a bit. ... (by Peter87)
Registry - where are stats stored, I need boot counter
Hi, I need to find counter of how many times windows was booted, I know it's somewhere in the regis...
[2 replies] Last: Yes, that's the place. Thank you very much Texan40! (by fries100)
Book recommendations for a beginning Windows programmer
Hello. It's been a few years since I started programming, (1 year with C++ and 2 years with Java)...
[9 replies] Last: These are the kinds of questions I love. You may gain some info on th... (by freddie1)
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