This guide shows how to use Boost library with Visual Studio 2013 or 2015. Guide for using Boost with VS2017.
Windows systems don’t show folder sizes per default. One need to either use a third party software or make a script or a program yourself. In this tutorial I will show how to create a simple C# application in Visual Studio that shows folder sizes on your Windows machine.
You are wondering why is it easy to see a file size in Windows explorer, but not the folder size? The short answer is – resources. In order for the explorer to show a directory size it needs to process all files in all sub folders and calculate the space that all the files take in a directory. The calculation is resource draining and time consuming. The feature was available in Windows before XP, but was then removed as it made explorer slow to work with.
C++ Boost 1.60 library can be downloaded from http://www.boost.org/users/history/version_1_60_0.html.
You don’t have to do everything on your own when it comes to online business. In fact, there is so much of online business that can be automated that those who realize this will be most successful in the future. As all other conventional businesses – always aim to cut your costs in the long run and automate everything.
If you try to build Boost 1.58 with Visual Studio 2015, you’ll get this error “
Unknown compiler version - please run the configure tests and report the results” when building, do this.
This post describes building of boost library with Visual Studio 2013.
Visual Studio character set encoding is not only important for representation of local character sets. It’s also an important factor that will let you compile different libraries together. If you are using many different libraries you must decide what character set your project should use.