Monthly archives: September, 2011

Coming Home

C++ was my first programming language. We were “taught” C++ in our first semester for our Engineering curriculum. Needless to say it was a nightmare. C++ is too big and too hard as a first programming language. At least it was for me. I didn’t own a computer at that time and I hadn’t really …

Creating a Windows Service in Visual Studio

In earlier versions of Visual Studio there was a template to create Windows Service in C++ by going to File menu -> New and clicking on Project. In the New Project dialog, if we click the Visual C++ Projects node in the Project Types pane, there was a Window Service template. This is not available …