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Beginning Visual C++ 5 Ivor Horton

Beginning Visual C++ 5

Ivor Horton

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ISBN : 9781861000088
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1053 pages
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Wrox Beginning Guides are carefully crafted to make learning to program easier than you think. How? Well, its not magic, just a great deal of experience, care, and thought about how people learn best. First, we build a solid understanding of theMoreWrox Beginning Guides are carefully crafted to make learning to program easier than you think. How? Well, its not magic, just a great deal of experience, care, and thought about how people learn best. First, we build a solid understanding of the language. Then we teach practical programming skills by applying that knowledge in realistic examples. We go from the basics right to the cutting edge in easy steps. Where most beginners books stop, we carry on, giving you the confidence and knowledge to create professional applications you can be proud of.The Wrox PhilosophyOur aim is to make you successful by sharing the knowledge of experienced programmers at every stage in your career.Ive been designing, programming and teaching people about computers for over 30 years. All of the good things I have seen flowed from a deep knowledge of the problem and the tools to deal with it. I want you to succeed at the cutting edge of Windows programming by building on a solid bedrock of C ++ understanding.Youll need the discipline to work through the examples and experiment on your own, and to hang in there with me when things get tough. Ill help you, but you have to want to climb the mountain, and believe that its worth becoming a real programmer.Who is this book for?This book is for anyone who wants to learn C ++ and Windows programming with Visual C ++ 5 and MFC. Although progress will be easier if you have some experience of a programming discipline, an adept newcomer will also succeed in taming object-oriented programming and writing real Windows applications.What does this book cover?- Contains a complete C ++ tutorial from first principles- Learn how to designand write object-oriented programs- Understand how and why MFC works- Find out how Windows works and how to make it work for you- Discover how to program menus, toolbars and dialogs- Control your programs output to the screen and printer- Create your own ActiveX controls using MFC and ATL- Each concept supported by thorough code examples- Challenging exercises and model solutions in every chapter- Proven teaching methods guarantee success