Windows 95 and NT: Win 32 API from Scratch: A Programmer's Workbook

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In the next few years, most of the 90 million Windows users will move to either Windows 95 or Windows NT. These users will need applications you can only build if you understand the Win32 API. Now, in a crystal-clear, bite-size format that's been proven in the classroom, David S. Platt, who has taught programming at Microsoft, shows programmers all they need to know about this application.
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Overview

In the next few years, most of the 90 million Windows users will move to either Windows 95 or Windows NT. These users will need applications you can only build if you understand the Win32 API. Now, in a crystal-clear, bite-size format that's been proven in the classroom, David S. Platt, who has taught programming at Microsoft, shows programmers all they need to know about this application.
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The workbook and disk package provides programmers with a jump start on understanding the Win32 API. Extensive illustrations and programming exercises guide the reader through: porting Win16 to Win32, processes and threads, synchronization, inter-process communication, memory management, DLLs, structured exception handling and debugging, GDI enhancements, program optimization, and file I/O. Platt teaches Window programming at Harvard U. Extension and at companies around the world. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131214842
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 12/15/1995
  • Pages: 233
  • Product dimensions: 8.31 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Porting 16-bit Windows APPS to WIN32 1
Ch. 2 Processes and Threads 31
Ch. 3 Synchronization 53
Ch. 4 Interprocess Communication 79
Ch. 5 Memory Management 105
Ch. 6 Dynamic Link Libraries 127
Ch. 7 Structured Exception Handling and Debugging 145
Ch. 8 WIN32 GDI Enhancements 169
Ch. 9 Program Optimization 187
Ch. 10 File Systems and I/O 207
Index 229
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