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In one of my utilities, I was using the IsWindowVisible  function to get the current window state. Though it seems to be working at start, I found that it randomly fails and when debugging the issue, the IsWindowVisible was not returning the correct state i.e. a non-zero value even if the window was not visible. This […]

I was developing a small utility in C++, and was using the classes to make my program easy to read and maintain (we all know OOP is better than structured approach most of the time). In one of my class member function, I needed to create a new Window and thus need to populate the […]

Embedding DLL and binary files in the Executable applications Though for most of the cases, it’s recommended keep the resources and other libraries separate from the main executable. This makes the main application executable size small, and thus that application will take less memory on load and will load/unload the external resources as required. Yet […]

Since the start of my professional career, I had always liked the taskbar buttons in the Windows Taskbar to be in a specific order. Like mostly, the first application in my taskbar is the MS Outlook, then my to-do list in notepad, and then applications I am working on (vary from time to time and […]