Friday, February 8, 2008

Strings in C++, VB and ATL

A while back I mentioned how Google Translate helped me read a rare technical reference that happened to be in German. Now it occurred to me that the reference itself is worth posting here.

So here you have it: the English-translated version of Strings in C++, VB and ATL. Of particular interest is the information on how and where Visual Basic encodes string lengths, an obscure little detail that caused my team a lot of headaches.