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Vacation in Cairo, Egypt.

Following my yearly tradition, I am spending the holidays in Cairo, Egypt with the family. It is...

Author: AymanS Date: 12/18/2006

Visual Studio 2005 SP1 released

The VC++ Team blog has all the details here. Thanks, Ayman

Author: AymanS Date: 12/18/2006

Visual C++ Orcas Forums

You can now discuss all VC++ Orcas releated issues at the VC++ Orcas MSDN Forums. The current Visual...

Author: AymanS Date: 10/19/2006

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta is now available

The VC++ Team blog has all the details at...

Author: AymanS Date: 09/27/2006

Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1 -- VC++ Team

On August 15, 2006, this release became available to the public and can be downloaded or obtained on...

Author: AymanS Date: 08/18/2006

VC++ IDE: Past, Present & Future

If you want to know more about the VC++ IDE, make sure to watch Shankar's channel9 video at...

Author: AymanS Date: 08/06/2006

VC++ 2005 IDE Tips and Tricks

Brois Jabes, a program manager on the VC++ team talks about a number of tips and tricks C++...

Author: AymanS Date: 07/14/2006

Take a look at the

slow chat at The VC++ team talked about the...

Author: AymanS Date: 07/14/2006

Join our slow chat on Visual C++

During the week of June 19th, the Visual C++ team will be hosting a slow chat titled "Visual C++:...

Author: AymanS Date: 06/09/2006

Visual C++ Team Blog

The Visual C++ Team has started a team blog at This is a great step...

Author: AymanS Date: 05/26/2006

Want to know more about the VC++ 2005 compiler back-end

Check out Louis Lafreniere's channel9 video at

Author: AymanS Date: 05/12/2006

VC2005 Breaking Change: typename’ needed for dependent name to be treated as a type

Original Code: template<class T>const T::X& f(T::Z* p); template<class T, int...

Author: AymanS Date: 05/05/2006

Want to know more about the Phoenix project....

Check out the Channel9 video by Jim Hogg at

Author: AymanS Date: 05/03/2006

Breaking Change: I/O stream changes

Original Code: #include <iostream.h> int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { cout<<"Hello...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/26/2006

VC2005 Breaking Change: No More Implicit 'int'

Original Code: int main(){ const x = 0;} Error VC2005 issues: sample.cpp(3) : error C4430: missing...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/24/2006

VC++ Express Edition is Free

Effective from April 19th, all Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions are permanently Free. For more...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/21/2006

Breaking change: for scoping change – default is now: /Zc:forScope

Original Code: //sample.cpp int main() { for(int i = 0; i < 10; ++i); for(i = 0; i < 10; ++i)...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/20/2006

The first of the VC++ Channel9 series is out

You can now check Brandon Bray's video on channel9. There are more videos to come for multiple...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/13/2006

VC++ Optimization Session at the MDC 2006

Last February I gave a session at the MDC 2006. I have had some feedback for making the slide deck...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/04/2006

Visual C++ Libraries DLL Deployment

There have been lots of questions and concerns about deploying VC++ 2005 applications and what are...

Author: AymanS Date: 04/04/2006

VC++ 2005 Channel9 Series

The VC++ Team is considering a series of Channel9 videos focused on the new technologies offered by...

Author: AymanS Date: 12/03/2005

We shipped VS2005!

Today, Visual Studio 2005 and .net Framework 2.0 shipped. This is really the best VS version ever....

Author: AymanS Date: 10/28/2005

Named Return Value Optimization in Visual C++ 2005

Here is white paper that I will soon be submitting. Feel free to leave your comments. The Microsoft...

Author: AymanS Date: 10/13/2005

Great MVP Summit

During the last 2 days (specifically Friday & Saturday), the VC team met with some of the VC++...

Author: AymanS Date: 10/02/2005

VC++ Labs & PDC 2005

The VC++ team will be at the PDC 2005 and will offer a VC++ upgrade lab. You can expect to port your...

Author: AymanS Date: 08/30/2005

New Role

Since I posted my first and last message, a lot happened since then. I have actually moved into a...

Author: AymanS Date: 08/30/2005


Hi All, This is my first experience with the world of blogging.My name is Ayman Shoukry and I am a...

Author: AymanS Date: 07/18/2005