Focusing on the Win32 interface to Windows NT, this book comes with a disk containing source code from the text and the Ibrow editor and its source code. Ibrow implements direct links from program text into the online reference manual. Having the documented source code to a finished product enables the book to provide many examples. This should be useful either as a reference or an instruction guide.
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MFC Programming provides an in-depth introduction to writing 32-bit Windows applications using C++ and the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) library. The text builds from the ground up, first describing the Windows architecture and showing how MFC works with that architecture; next covering the document/view framework that simplifies the creation of industrial-strength programs; and finally illustrating advanced concepts like the usage of dynamic link libraries (DLL), creating Internet clients, and building form-based applications.
MFC Programming answers the hard questions by diving below the surface presented in the Reference Manual. For example, all types of controls are discussed, including the common controls, owner-draw controls using message reflection, and tool tips within a dialog. All of the common dialogs are described along with...