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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Shell Extensions - Part IX

, 2 Jun 2006
A tutorial on writing an extension to customize the icons displayed for a file type.
shellextguide9_demo.zip
TxtFileIcons
ReleaseMinDependency
TxtFileIcons.dll
res
over_8k.ico
TxtIconShlExt.rgs
under_4k.ico
under_8k.ico
zero_byt.ico
TxtFileIcons.def
TxtFileIcons.dsp
TxtFileIcons.dsw
TxtFileIcons.opt
TxtFileIconsps.def
TxtFileIconsps.mk

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Michael Dunn
Software Developer (Senior) VMware
United States United States
Michael lives in sunny Mountain View, California. He started programming with an Apple //e in 4th grade, graduated from UCLA with a math degree in 1994, and immediately landed a job as a QA engineer at Symantec, working on the Norton AntiVirus team. He pretty much taught himself Windows and MFC programming, and in 1999 he designed and coded a new interface for Norton AntiVirus 2000.
Mike has been a a developer at Napster and at his own lil' startup, Zabersoft, a development company he co-founded with offices in Los Angeles and Odense, Denmark. Mike is now a senior engineer at VMware.

He also enjoys his hobbies of playing pinball, bike riding, photography, and Domion on Friday nights (current favorite combo: Village + double Pirate Ship). He would get his own snooker table too if they weren't so darn big! He is also sad that he's forgotten the languages he's studied: French, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.
 
Mike was a VC MVP from 2005 to 2009.

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