Programming Windows [NOOK Book]

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“Look it up in Petzold” remains the decisive last word in answering questions about Windows development. And in PROGRAMMING WINDOWS, FIFTH EDITION, the esteemed Windows Pioneer Award winner revises his classic text with authoritative coverage of the latest versions of the Windows operating system—once again drilling down to the essential API...
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Programming Windows

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Overview

“Look it up in Petzold” remains the decisive last word in answering questions about Windows development. And in PROGRAMMING WINDOWS, FIFTH EDITION, the esteemed Windows Pioneer Award winner revises his classic text with authoritative coverage of the latest versions of the Windows operating system—once again drilling down to the essential API heart of Win32 programming. Topics include:
The basics—input, output, dialog boxes
An introduction to Unicode
Graphics—drawing, text and fonts, bitmaps and metafiles
The kernel and the printer
Sound and music
Dynamic-link libraries
Multitasking and multithreading
The Multiple-Document Interface
Programming for the Internet and intranets
Packed as always with definitive examples, this newest Petzold delivers the ultimate sourcebook and tutorial for Windows programmers at all levels working with Microsoft® Windows 95, Windows 98, or Microsoft Windows NT®. No aspiring or experienced developer can afford to be without it.
An electronic version of this book is available on the companion CD.A Note Regarding the CD or DVDThe print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to oreilly.com.
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The de factor standard for programmers. This edition considers issues critical to programming for Microsoft Windows version 3. Packed with: reference data, tested programming advice, and sample programs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735646032
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/25/1998
  • Series: Developer Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1520
  • Sales rank: 614,574
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Charles Petzold has been writing about Windows programming for 25 years. A Windows Pioneer Award winner, Petzold is author of the classic Programming Windows, the widely acclaimed Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, Programming Windows Phone 7, and more than a dozen other books.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I: Elementals
    • Chapter 1: Markup and Code
    • Chapter 2: XAML Syntax
    • Chapter 3: Basic Event Handling
    • Chapter 4: Presentation with Panels
    • Chapter 5: Control Interaction
    • Chapter 6: WinRT and MVVM
    • Chapter 7: Asynchronicity
    • Chapter 8: App Bars and Popups
    • Chapter 9: Animation
    • Chapter 10: Transforms
    • Chapter 11: The Three Templates
    • Chapter 12: Pages and Navigation
  • Part II: Specialties
    • Chapter 13: Touch, Etc.
    • Chapter 14: Bitmaps
    • Chapter 15: Going Native
    • Chapter 16: Rich Text
    • Chapter 17: Share and Print
    • Chapter 18: Sensors and GPS
    • Chapter 19: Pen (Also Known as Stylus)
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2014

    This is the 5th edition, but the table of contents shown on this

    This is the 5th edition, but the table of contents shown on this page is for the *6th* edition. Those editions were written 15 years apart. The 5th edition doesn't include anything about Windows 8 and WinRT and XAML. Be sure which version you are buying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Great reference.

    The style of the book is easy to follow. The example programs are full, complete, and much appreiated. Although you might have to typecast to make some of the code work with the newer versions of some of the functions.

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