Month: December 2012
How to: Migrating a CLR console Visual C++ project to Windows Forms
Note: Windows Forms programming in new development is discouraged by Microsoft at this point as Microsoft wants to make full use of hardware accelerated drawing instead of using the CPU-intensive GDI. But maintaining old Windows Forms code in Visual C++ 2012 is still supported, GDI isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Visual C++ 2012 removed the Windows Forms…
Add the correct interface first in Adding an MFC Class from an ActiveX Control wizard.
In good old times aka VC6, if you want to use an ActiveX in MFC, the Components and Controls Gallery would generate all the properties and methods of an ActiveX and pull dependent types and create wrapper classes for them as well. And it was good. It magically knows the main class of the Windows Media…