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Sams Teach Yourself Visual C++ 5 in 24 Hours
by Mickey Williams
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Mickey Williams's Teach Yourself Visual C++ 6 in 24 Hours is a worthy addition to the Sams 24-hour series. In two dozen short and digestible sections, the author gives a "greatest hits" tour of some of the most important features in Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC), along with what's new in Visual C++ 6. Along the way, this title also manages to review the basics of the C++ programming language.
Early lessons concentrate on building simple MFC programs using basic dialog box controls like buttons, edit controls, list boxes, and combo boxes. Using real code examples, the author moves to the basics of MFC document/view architecture (always a difficult topic to present clearly), menus, and Graphical Device Interface (GDI) graphics programming.
Williams then discusses several common controls (first introduced in Windows 95) for building more sophisticated user interfaces. The advanced section of this tutorial provides an introduction to viewing Dynamic HTML with MFC Web controls. All in all, this group of tutorials is concise and extremely useful for anyone new to MFC control programming.
The book closes with some material on using dialog boxes as application windows (using form views) and the basics of targeting ActiveX controls within Visual C++ 6. It doesn't tell you everything there is to know (no mention of database classes or C++ templates), but if you want a quick introduction that covers some significant technical turf, you'll like this efficiently presented title. -- Richard Dragan
The purpose of the book is to give novices the knowledge to begin using Visual C++ 6 at a low price point without sacraficing the content or quality. The proven elements of the Teach Yourself in 24 hours series make this book the most efficient way to learn Visual C++.Teach Yourself Visual C++ 6 in 24 Hours teaches the reader how to program Visual C++ applications in 24 lessons that can each be completed in about an hour each.Users will learn Visual C++ through the elements of the Teach Yourself series. Readers can look forward to learning about all of the various components of Visuall C++, the Developer Studio, creating C++ probrams, Property Pages and Property Sheets, Object-oriented design, and more.
About the Author
Mickey Williams is the author of Sams Publishingâs Develop a Professional Visual C++ Application in 21 Days as well as Essential Visual C++ 4. Willams, a member of the ACM and IEEE Computer Society, works as an independent consultant for companies such as Ericsson, Inc.
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