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27th September 2010
Windows Handles: STRICT or NO_STRICT?
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28th September 2010
Stack Frames In Native Code   [Read]
 
7th October 2010
Binary Search Trees
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18th October 2010
You've heard of Copy-On-Write... Is there such a thing as 'Copy-On-Would-Be-Overwritten?'
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13th November 2010
Why won't VS 2005 let me add controls to an Inherited Form in C#?
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16th December 2010
Why does the forms designer in VS2005 prefix everything with this?
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26th September 2011
Maintaining the software-User Contract: Startup Delays
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2nd October 2011
‘Chicken Picken’ Performance: The Window Property List
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5th October 2011
On The 'Synchronicity' of SendMessage() And Related Concerns
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13th May 2012
Windows, GUI Programming, The Desktop Window Manager (DWM), GDI vs Composition and DirectX
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14th Jan 2013
Multi-threading in VBA (Office 2000/XP)
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25th Jan 2013
Why does the first .NET app you run take longer to start up than the second, third, ..., n'th?
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8th December 2013
Proof C and All Its Variants are Expressive, Creative Languages, and Pseudo-Assemblers
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9th December 2013
Calling Conventions and MSVC
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24th July 2014
Optimising String Comparisons
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25th July 2014
More on Paging and Page Faults
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22nd August 2014
Using The System Menu Class (#32768) To Display A Menu
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23rd August 2014
Omitting Frame Pointers: Not Always a Good Idea
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11th September 2014
Correct Use of the Non-Client Area: Part 1
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12th September 2014
Correct Use of the Non-Client Area; Part 2
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22nd December 2014
Compilation and Segmentation
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23rd December 2014
Paging vs. Inlining
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20th March 2015
RAII: Not worth the Paper It Was Written On?
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21st March 2015
Substituting Macros for Functions: Don't Bother
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