C++ Windows Programming

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Learn
  • Develop advanced real-world applications in Windows
  • Design and implement a graphical object-oriented class library in C++
  • Get to grips with the workings of the integral aspects of the Win32 API, such as mouse input, drawing, cut-and-paste, file handling, and drop files
  • Identify general problems when developing graphical applications as well as specific problems regarding drawing, spreadsheet, and word processing applications
  • Implement classes, functions, and macros of the object-oriented class library developed in the book and how we implement its functionality by calling functions and macros in the Win32 API
About

It is critical that modern developers have the right tools to build practical, user-friendly, and efficient applications in order to compete in today’s market. Through hands-on guidance, this book illustrates and demonstrates C++ best practices and the Small Windows object-oriented class library to ease your development of interactive Windows applications. 

Begin with a focus on high level application development using Small Windows. Learn how to build four real-world applications which focus on the general problems faced when developing graphical applications. Get essential troubleshooting guidance on drawing, spreadsheet, and word processing applications. Finally finish up with a deep dive into the workings of the Small Windows class library, which will give you all the insights you need to build your own object-oriented class library in C++.

Features
  • Create diverse applications featuring the versatility of Small Windows C++ library
  • Learn about object-oriented programming in Windows and how to develop a large object-oriented class library in C++
  • Understand how to tackle application-specific problems along with acquiring a deep understanding of the workings of Windows architecture
Page Count 588
Course Length 17 hours 38 minutes
ISBN 9781786464224
Date Of Publication 11 Sep 2016

Authors

Stefan Björnander

Stefan Björnander is the author of the books Microsoft Windows C++ and C++ Windows Programming. He holds a Master of Engineering and a Licentiate in Computer Science. He has worked as a software developer and as a teacher in computer science and mathematics for many years.