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Catherine Heller, Technical Evangelist

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  • Blog Post: Quick Tip: Manifests AND VC++ Projects

    In a recent post, I listed a number of methods for embedding manifests in managed assemblies. As I mention in that post , my preferred option is to call the mt.exe tool during a custom post-build step. But I recently found that this doesn't work so well for VC++ projects, as it overwrites the manifest...
  • Blog Post: UAC Distilled

    As I mentioned in an earlier post ( New UAC Whitepaper Released ), the UAC team recently published a very detailed whitepaper that covers everything you could every want or need to know about UAC from a developer perspective. I typically begin all my Windows Vista presentations with a discussion of User...
  • Blog Post: New UAC whitepaper released

    The UAC team just released a new whitepaper last week, with their latest guidance for developers on how to design UAC-compliant applications. Windows Vista Application Development Requirements for User Account Control Compatibility 91 pages packed full of information!
  • Blog Post: How to embed a manifest in an assembly: let me count the ways...

    With our current developer tools, there's no immediately obvious way to embed a manifest in a managed executable. There are actually a number of ways to do this, and it's really not that hard. I found the hard part was putting together all the pieces and figuring out the options. Here's how I typically...
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