Tech Notes

ATL COM Add Ins - The Easy Way

How to use modified MFC classes to simplify ATL programming. Add new functionality to host applications like the Microsoft Office suite of programs, using C++.

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Event Sinks

The sequel to The Easy Way article. ATL COM Add Ins - The Easy Way meets the thorny subject of Event Sinks.

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Improving the Performance of Serial Ports Using C#

How to improve the performance of serial port interfaces written in the C#.

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Improving the Performance of Serial Ports Using C# Part 2

Driven by the need to find even more performance, Part 2 continues where Part 1 left off.

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Turntable For Thomas

Here is something completely different. The story of one person's attempt (with supervision by his son) at building a model railway turntable.

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USB Communications Using Microchip PIC

Most of the available information on Microchip PIC USB Communications is directed towards a C programming language solution. Here is a description of an assembly language solution

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