I just posted a new article up on CodeProject, talking about the Win32 Cryptography Next Generation API (CNG) with a detour into C++ template programming involving the new concepts feature that was introduced with C++20. https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/5340250/Using-the-Win32-cryptographic-api-to-hash-data
I just posted a new article online about using Win32 transactions for registry updates in a real-world scenario. You can check it out here.
Something I learned recently after making a copy / paste error: If you execute RegDeleteTree on HKEY_CURRENT_USER, there is no safeguard and as soon as you log off and the last reference to its subkeys are released, you won't be logging on to that account again 🙂 That's all.
I finally found a good name for my site. Life has taken me in many directions: passionate C++ developer, Japanese language student, Bladesmith, Active Directory admin, and many others. Recently I've been pulled back strongly in the direction of platform development involving COM, win32, and C++. And that's when it hit me. In COM programming, … Continue reading Site name change