There are multiple ways of viewing the interaction between posted messages and input messages. MSDN prefers to view posted messages and input messages as part of one giant pool of messages in a message queue, with rules about which ones get processed first. I, on the other hand, prefer to think of posted messages and input messages as residing in different queues that are processed in sequence. View article…
Alphanumeric passwords have long been the primary method of authentication and access control on the Web. In recent years, however, relying on passwords as the sole method of authentication has proven to be unsustainable and not secure.
Graph analysis is becoming increasingly important in software applications, and this article shows how to perform shortest-path analysis with techniques that can also be used for many other data-access programming tasks.
The .NET framework 4.5 introduces some new classes in System.IO.Compression namespace that allows you to deal with Zip files programmatically. Using these classes you can create new Zip files, open and modify existing Zip files and extract the contents of Zip files via code. This article examines some of these classes.