OS/2 Warp Presentation Manager for Power Programmers

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OS/2 Warp Presention Manager for Power Programmers dares to cover the advanced subject matter that is rarely documented in PM programming references. Written by a pair of IBM insiders from Boca's OS/2 team, this gold mine of practical tips and techniques emphasizes powerful programming methods and stresses structured code, optimal resource management, and numerous other OS/2 performance benefits. You'll gain deep insight into the design and development of the complete Presentation Manager environment, including the new 32-bit Warp window manager. Clear, concise programming samples and thorough descriptions with actual source code provided on Wiley's FTP site (ftp.wiley.com) take you step-by-step through each concept on the way to building your application. The authors cover a wide range of advanced programming topics, including programming the OS/2 Workplace Shell and SOM, dynamic data exchange, multimedia controls, printing from the Presentation Manager, bitmaps and graphics, and Hooks. In this unparalleled volume, you will find the answers to the most frequently asked PM questions and learn how to avoid common programming mistakes while you master the skills necessary to harness the power of the OS/2 Presentation Manager.

Written by two IBM insiders with heavy involvement with OS/2, this book examines truly advanced level OS/2 topics for experienced developers. Clear, concise, and fully functional programming samples illustrate each advanced programming topic. Concepts discussed include Workplace Shell and SOM, DDE, printing from Presentation Manager, and multimedia programming.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780471058397
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 554
  • Product dimensions: 7.47 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Welcome to the Presentation Manager for Power Programmers 1
Ch. 2 Gaining Control: Mastering the Standard PM Control Windows 17
Ch. 3 Mastering the Keyboard Interface and Scrolling Functionality 59
Ch. 4 Building A Better Mousetrap: Taming the Mouse in PM 91
Ch. 5 SOS for PM Developers: Help Management through the Information Presentation Facility 121
Ch. 6 Getting More Power for Your Program: Using OS/2's Multithreading Capabilities 143
Ch. 7 She Sells Sea Shells: Programming the Workplace Shell 159
Ch. 8 Mastering Dialogs, Menus, and Other PM Resources 223
Ch. 9 Communication Between Applications Using PM's Dynamic Data Exchange Protocol 259
Ch. 10 Getting to the Head of the Class: Understanding Subclassing 297
Ch. 11 Improving Your Control: Using the Advanced OS/2 Controls 309
Ch. 12 Containing Your Excitement: Making Use of the Container Control 369
Ch. 13 What's New with OS/2: Getting a Look at the Multimedia Controls 401
Ch. 14 PM, Your Kingdom Awaits: Creating Your Own Controls 429
Ch. 15 Win, Lose, or Draw: The Art of Drawing Bitmaps 441
Ch. 16 Getting It in Print: Mastering Fonts and Printing 469
Ch. 17 Captain Hook Lives: Mastering PM Hooks 509
Appendix 537
Index 539
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