Programming Windows 3.1

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This definitive guide has now been updated to cover the significant enchancements of Windows 3.1, including the new Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol, the printing and TrueType font application programming interface (API), and more. Packed with straightforward explanations, keen insights, tried and tested programming techniques, and scores of sample programs written in C.

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Overview

This definitive guide has now been updated to cover the significant enchancements of Windows 3.1, including the new Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol, the printing and TrueType font application programming interface (API), and more. Packed with straightforward explanations, keen insights, tried and tested programming techniques, and scores of sample programs written in C.

This definitive guide has now been updated to cover the significant enchancements of Windows 3.1, including the new Dynamic Data Exchange DDE protocol, the printing and TrueType font application programming interface API, and more. Packed with straightforward explanations, keen insights, tried and tested programming techniques, and scores of sample programs written in C.

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It was many and many a month ago, in a kingdom by the sea, that this marvelous book was first published for programmers in C. The author's wit and grasp of both the C language and Windows programming is clearly illustrated in his numerous and interesting examples. For example, he uses Poe's "Annabel Lee" to illustrate user defined resources. This third edition is updated to highlight Windows 3.1 capabilities. Highly recommended for all Windows programmers, even those who program in Visual BASIC. Disk with sample programs included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781556153952
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 5/25/1992
  • Edition description: 3rd ed.
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 983
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 2.03 (d)

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Charles Petzold wrote the classic Programming Windows®, which is currently in its fifth edition and one of the best-known and widely used programming books of all time. He was honored in 1994 with the Windows Pioneer Award, presented by Microsoft® founder Bill Gates and Windows Magazine. He has been programming with Windows since first obtaining a beta Windows 1.0 SDK in the spring of 1985, and he wrote the very first magazine article on Windows programming in 1986. Charles is an MVP for Client Application Development and the author of several other books including Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software.

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