Getting Started with Microsoft Visual C++ 6 with an Introduction to MFC

Getting Started with Microsoft Visual C++ 6 with an Introduction to MFC

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This companion to C++ How to Program, Second Edition -- the world's most widely used C++ textbook -- carefully explains how to use Microsoft's Visual Studio 6 integrated development environment (IDE) and Visual C++ 6 to create Windows programs using the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC). Key topics include: Win32 and console applications; online documentation and Web resources; GUI controls; dialog boxes; graphics; message handling; the resource definition language; and the debugger. The book includes 15 "live-code" Visual C++/MFC programs with screen captures; dozens of tips, recommended practices and cautions; and exercises accompanying every chapter. This book is part of a family of resources for teaching and learning C++, including a Web site with the book's code examples, an optional interactive CD-ROM (C & C++ Multimedia Cyberclassroom), and more.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 163 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 476.28g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130132497
  • 9780130132499

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This companion to "C++ How to Program: Second Edition"--the world's most widely used university C++ textbook--carefully introduces how to use the Microsoft Visual Studio(TM) 6 integrated development environment (IDE) and Visual C++ 6 to create Windows(R) programs using basic Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC). Authors Harvey and Paul Deitel are the principals of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the internationally-recognized organization specializing in C++, Java(TM), C, Visual Basic(R), object technology and Internet and World Wide Web programming training. The Deitels are also the authors of the best-selling textbooks, "Java How to Program, C How to Program, C++ How to Program, Visual Basic 6 How to Program, " and "Internet and World Wide Web How to Program." The Deitels, Tem R. Nieto and Edward T. Strassberger introduce MFC programming fundamentals with Visual C++ 6. Key topics include: IDE, console applications, Win32(R) applicationsOnline documentation, Web resourcesGUI controls (i.e., edit texts, list boxes, etc.)Graphics, message handlingDebugger, dialog boxesResource definition language"Getting Started with Microsoft Visual C++ 6 with an Introduction to MFC" includes: 17 "live-code" Visual C++/MFC programs with screen capturesExercises (many with answers) accompanying every chapterDozens of tips, recommended practices, and cautions-all marked with icons -- Good Programming Practices --Software Engineering Observations --Performance Ties --Portability Tips --Look-and-Feel Observations --Testing and Debugging Tips --Common Programming Errors This companion to "C++ How to Program" is part of a family of resources for teaching and learning C++, including a Web site (http: //www.prenhall.com/deitel) with the book's code examples and other information for faculty, students and professionals; an optional interactive CD-ROM ("C & C++ Multimedia Cyber Classroom") containing extensive interactivity features--such as thousands of hyperlinks and audio walkthroughs of the code examples in "C++ How to Program"--and e-mail access to the authors at deitel@deitel.com For information on corporate on-site seminars and public seminars offered by Deitel & Associates, Inc. worldwide see the last few pages of this book and/or visit: http: //www.deitel.com For information on Visual C++ and MFC visit: http: //www.microsoft.com/visualc http: //www.codeguru.comshow more

Table of contents

1. Visual Studio 6 Integrated Development Environment. Introduction. Integrated Development Environment Overview: Visual C++. Online Visual C++ Documentation. Creating and Executing a C++ Application. Debugger.2. MFC Programming: Part 1. Introduction. MFC Classes. Messages. MFC Resources. Hungarian Notation. Win32 Application Projects. Creating Simple C++ with MFC. Menus. Dialog Boxes.3. MFC Programming: Part 2. Introduction. Password Protection. Processing Mouse Messages. Processing Keyboard Input Messages. Text Output.4. MFC Graphical User Interface Controls. Introduction. Multiline Edit Text Control. Check Boxes. Radio Button. List Boxes. Combo Boxes.5. MFC Graphics. Introduction. Coordinate Systems. Colors. Drawing Functions. Drawing Properties. Shapes and Lines. Timers. Images. Fonts. Closing Remarks.Appendix: MFC Resources. Introduction. Resources. Tutorials. FAQs. Products. Newsletters and Publications. Newsgroups.Bibliography.show more

About Harvey M. Deitel

Harvey Deitel and Paul Deitel are principals of Deitel & Associates, Inc., a leader in programming training; and authors of C++ How to Program and Java How to Program -- each the #1 book in its market. They have taught 500,000 programmers. T.R. Nieto, an MIT graduate, is senior lecturer at Deitel & Associates. Edward T. Strassberger is the owner of Strassberger Software Training, Inc.show more

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