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Articles by Jim Crafton (Articles: 19, Technical Blogs: 6)

Articles: 19, Technical Blogs: 6

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Average article rating: 3.65

Dialogs and Windows
Skins & Advanced UI
Posted: 18 Mar 2001   Updated: 16 Apr 2001   Views: 63,275   Rating: 2.96/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 3.54
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 664
An article on using the VCF and implementing a Scribble style application with it
Applications & Tools
Debugging
Posted: 1 Aug 2002   Updated: 25 May 2003   Views: 204,994   Rating: 3.68/5    Votes: 34   Popularity: 5.64
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 129   Downloaded: 1,815
A brief article explaining how to use BlackBox in your programs to trap errors
Tools with source code
Posted: 5 Jun 2002   Updated: 5 Jun 2002   Views: 81,175   Rating: 3.23/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 3.71
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 867
An article describing a new build tool for C/C++ projects
Libraries
General
Posted: 25 Oct 2000   Updated: 25 Oct 2000   Views: 112,348   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 6.02
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 1,169
An Article describing working with the Visual Component Framework
Posted: 3 Jun 2002   Updated: 4 Jun 2002   Views: 52,296   Rating: 2.63/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 2.93
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 238
A Hello World example to introduce the Visual Component Framework.
Posted: 3 Jun 2002   Updated: 4 Jun 2002   Views: 37,465   Rating: 2.46/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 2.56
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A Hello World example to introduce the Visual Component Framework, part 2.
Posted: 3 Jun 2002   Updated: 4 Jun 2002   Views: 37,307   Rating: 2.38/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 2.57
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 175
A Hello World example to introduce the Visual Component Framework, part 3.
Posted: 3 Jun 2002   Updated: 4 Jun 2002   Views: 68,231   Rating: 3.27/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 3.85
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A tutorial and brief explanation of RTTI in the VCF.
Posted: 12 Apr 2006   Updated: 12 Apr 2006   Views: 32,981   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.39
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An article on working with and adding multi-lingual and locale support to an application using the VCF.
Posted: 19 Apr 2006   Updated: 19 Apr 2006   Views: 27,878   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.31
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 385
An article on adding and using resources to your application using the VCF.
Posted: 25 Apr 2006   Updated: 5 May 2006   Views: 27,354   Rating: 3.63/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 3.91
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 188
An article on adding action support to your VCF application.
Posted: 8 May 2006   Updated: 8 May 2006   Views: 25,237   Rating: 3.59/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.74
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 180
An article on working with, creating, and integrating help using the Visual Component Framework.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008   Updated: 17 Jun 2008   Views: 12,618   Rating: 3.65/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.78
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 159
An article describing how to use delegates in the VCF.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008   Updated: 17 Jun 2008   Views: 26,830   Rating: 3.86/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 4.99
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 274
An introduction to the Model-View-Controller Pattern in the Visual Component Framework.
Posted: 20 Jun 2008   Updated: 20 Jun 2008   Views: 16,279   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 4.20
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 280
Part 2 of 4 that explores the Model-View-Controller Pattern in the Visual Component Framework
Macros and Add-ins
DevStudio Add-ins
Posted: 5 Jun 2002   Updated: 5 Jun 2002   Views: 77,861   Rating: 3.69/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 4.33
Licence: Not specified      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 708
An article on hosting your own custom window inside of Microsoft Developer Studio
WinHelp / HTMLHelp
HTML Help
Posted: 2 Jul 2003   Updated: 3 Oct 2003   Views: 245,098   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.18
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Writing and producing documentation (HTML Help) with DocBook
Scrapbook
General
Posted: 29 Jun 2003   Updated: 29 Jun 2003   Views: 88,262   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.61
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A brief overview of how to use some of the tools and services that come into play with a SourceForge OSS project
Posted: 31 May 2004   Updated: 3 Jun 2004   Views: 82,459   Rating: 3.75/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.62
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An article on a NYC get together

Average blogs rating: 4.43

Files and Folders
File Formats
Posted: 8 Apr 2009   Updated: 8 Apr 2009   Views: 8,413   Rating: 3.86/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.75
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
The format for a Visual Form File (VFF) in Backus-Naur format.
Libraries
General
Posted: 8 Apr 2009   Updated: 8 Apr 2009   Views: 8,041   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
How to work with delegates in Visual Form Files.
Threads, Processes & IPC
Thread Pooling
Posted: 31 Oct 2011   Updated: 31 Oct 2011   Views: 2,817   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
Threadpooling in VCF.
Threading
Posted: 5 Nov 2011   Updated: 5 Nov 2011   Views: 2,948   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Here's an interesting thought experiment for functions that get executed in a separate thread.
Design and Architecture
General
Posted: 31 Oct 2011   Updated: 31 Oct 2011   Views: 2,747   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Models, Views, and Items - A different approach.
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 31 Oct 2011   Updated: 31 Oct 2011   Views: 2,374   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
Licence: The BSD License      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
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Jim Crafton
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
Currently working on the Visual Component Framework, a really cool C++ framework. Currently the VCF has millions upon millions upon billions of Users. If I make anymore money from it I'll have to buy my own country.


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