November 11, 2000

Cascade all the child windows of a window

The Windows API provides an handy function that lets you cascade all the child windows of another window with one single call. The effect of this function is similar to

Swap the mouse buttons’ behavior and meaning

You can programmatically swap the meaning of the left and right mouse buttons, to account for your left-handed users. All you need is a call to the SystemParameterInfo API function

MTS black box or white box perspective

Object and component technology has brought us a way of composing new functionality of existing parts. MTS and COM+ has extended this to include transaction handling. But can we, with