May 10, 2007

Designing Lookless Controls in Windows Presentation Foundation

hen Microsoft set about building the Windows Presentation Foundation, one core goal was to create an environment for applications capable of both two-dimensional and three-dimensional content simultaneously. Using a traditional approach, this would have led to an abstract Button class followed by Button2D and Button3D subclasses that would override the

Move Semantics: Make Your Next Move

opy construction, assignment, container reallocation, string concatenation, and string copying are all instances of copy operations. However, in recent years a new paradigm is emerging: move semantics. This discussion presents the concept of moving?by showing how it differs from traditional copying?as well as move semantics applications and their benefits. Though