Here's some info on an upcoming chat that may be of interest to VC++ developers:
Online Chat: Visual C++ 2005 Library and Runtime Enhancements
The next release of Visual C++ includes many new and enhanced libraries which improve security, support managed code and integrate existing applications and components. The CRT and STL fully support managed applications. There is a new secure CRT and STL that offer safe interfaces to familiar functionality. The managed support library provides conveniences such as lock patterns, COM interface wrapping and type marshaling templates. MFC has new support for integration with .NET Windows Forms to enable incremental migration of existing UI to incorporate .NET controls and forms. Bring your questions about new and existing application development to find out more on the next generation of libraries in Visual C++.
September 16, 200412:00 - 1:00 P.M. Pacific time3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Eastern time19:00 - 20:00 GMT
Chat time for cities world-wide:http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?day=16&month=9&year=2004&hour=12&min=0&sec=0&p1=234&sort=1
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