Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2005

Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2005

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In this title, popular author Ivor Horton uses his trademark approachable writing style to provide novice programmers with the basic tools as they learn Visual C++ 2005. Readers will learn how to program in C++ using Visual C++ 2005 - without any previous knowledge of C++. More than 35 per cent new and updated material covers the new release of Visual C++, and exercises and solutions help readers along the way. This title demonstrates the significant new features of Visual C++ 2005, providing improved flexibility in developing Microsoft applications in C++.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1224 pages
  • 189 x 236 x 57mm | 1,620g
  • Wrox Press
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2005.
  • Illustrations
  • 0764571974
  • 9780764571978
  • 1,609,149

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You'll learn the essentials of Visual C++ 2005 and get a thorough introduction to the techniques used for accessing data sources in both Microsoft(R) Foundation Classes and Windows(R) Forms applications. Plus, the exercises included at the end of most chapters will help you apply what you've learned as you make your way to becoming an effective C++ programmer. What you will learn from this book How to use the capabilities of Visual C++ 2005 to create applications Unique aspects and new features of Visual C++ 2005 The basic ideas and techniques involved in debugging Ways to build a graphical user interface for your application How Microsoft Windows applications are structured Tips for understanding the nuances of C++ without getting confused by the complexities of Windows GUI programming Who this book is for This book is for novice programmers who are looking to write C++ applications for the Microsoft Windows OS. No previous programming experience is required. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
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Table of contents

Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Programming with Visual C++ 2005. Chapter 2: Data, Variables, and Calculations. Chapter 3: Decisions and Loops. Chapter 4: Arrays, Strings, and Pointers. Chapter 5: Introducing Structure into Your Programs. Chapter 6: More about Program Structure. Chapter 7: Defining Your Own Data Types. Chapter 8: More on Classes. Chapter 9: Class Inheritance and Virtual Functions. Chapter 10: Debugging Techniques. Chapter 11: Windows Programming Concepts. Chapter 12: Windows Programming with the Microsoft Foundation Classes. Chapter 13: Working with Menus and Toolbars. Chapter 14: Drawing in a Window. Chapter 15: Creating the Document and Improving the View. Chapter 16: Working with Dialogs and Controls. Chapter 17: Storing and Printing Documents. Chapter 18: Writing Your Own DLLs. Chapter 19: Connecting to Data Sources. Chapter 20: Updating Data Sources. Chapter 21: Applications Using Windows Forms. Chapter 22: Accessing Data Sources in a Windows Forms Application. Appendix A: C++ Keywords. Appendix B: ASCII Codes. Index.
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About Ivor Horton

Ivor Horton is one of the preeiminent authors of tutorials on the Java, C and C++ programming languages. He is widely known for the tutorial style of his books, which provides step-by-step guidance easily understood even by first-time programmers. Horton is also a systems consultant in private practice.
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