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Sams Teach Yourself Visual C++ 6 in 21 Days

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ISBN-10: 0672312409

ISBN-13: 9780672312403

Edition: 1998

Authors: Davis Chapman, Michael Anderson, Sam Publishing Staff

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Learn Visual C++ through the Teach Yourself series, with sections on: Q&A, Do's and Don'ts, Workshop, Shaded syntax boxes, Type/Output/Analysis icons. Week One starts you with Visual C++. After installing and maneuvering through the components of the software, you'll examine a preliminary program to get the feel for C++ and Visual C++. You'll learn: C++ basics; hierarchies; members, functions, and objects; inheritance; MFC; installing Visual C++, the Visual C++ compiler. In Week Two, you'll look at components of Windows applications and how they are invoked with Visual C++. Topics include: keyboard input; mouse usage; data file handling; lists and serialization; toolbars and status bars; graphics; and projects. Week Three examines the more involved aspects of Visual C++ and Windows applications.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 8/4/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

At a Glance
The Visual C++ Development Environment-Building Your First Visual C++ Application
The Visual C++ Development Environment
Starting Your First Project
Designing Your Application Window
Adding Code to Your Application
Finishing Touches
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Using Controls In Your Application
The Basic Windows Controls
Adding Controls to Your Window
Attaching Variables to Your Controls
Attaching Functionality to the Controls
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Allowing User Interaction-integrating
The Mouse And Keyboard In Your Application
Understanding Mouse Events
Capturing Keyboard Events
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Working With Timers
Understanding Windows Timers
Placing a Clock on Your Application
Adding a Second Timer to Your Application
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Getting User Feedback-Adding Dialog Boxes To Your Application
Using Pre-existing (or System) Dialog Windows
Creating Your Own Dialog Windows
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Creating Menus For Your Application
Menus
Designing Menus
Creating a Menu
Creating Pop-Up Menus
Creating a Menu with Accelerators
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Working With Text And Fonts
Finding and Using Fonts
Using Fonts
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
In Review
At a Glance
Adding Flash-Incorporating Graphics, Drawing, And Bitmaps
Understanding the Graphics Device Interface
Creating a Graphics Application
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Adding Activex Controls To Your Application
What Is an ActiveX Control?
Adding an ActiveX Control to Your Project
Using an ActiveX Control in Your Application
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Creating Single Document Interface Applications
The Document/View Architecture
Creating an SDI Application
Saving and Loading the Drawing
Interacting with the Menu
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Creating Multiple Document Interface Applications
What Is an MDI Application?
Creating an MDI Drawing Program
Adding a Context Menu
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Adding Toolbars And Status Bars
Toolbars, Status Bars, and Menus
Designing a Toolbar
Adding a Combo Box to a Toolbar
Adding a New Status Bar Element
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Saving And Restoring Work-file Access
Serialization
Implementing a Serializable Class
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Retrieving Data From An Odbc Database
Database Access and ODBC
Creating a Database Application Using ODBC
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
In Review
At a Glance