Mail Archives: djgpp/1998/01/04/20:04:27

From: "Sean Cody (TDR)" <support AT inatrance DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Windows/C++ Book
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 1998 18:44:13 -0600
Organization: Pangea.CA, Inc.
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References: <3 DOT 0 DOT 32 DOT 19980101151200 DOT 00a3c100 AT dataplusnet DOT com>
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
DJ-Gateway: from newsgroup comp.os.msdos.djgpp

Win32 and MFC is not a simple task.  I thought so when I bought all the
'supplies' but I soon learned that this was no daunting task.  I myself know
C/C++ with no problems but there yet subjects on which I can approve.

I have Programming Windows95 by Petzold and Advanced Programming Windows 95
by Richter as well as Inside Visual C++ 5.0 and the MFC Development Tutorial
CD from Microsoft.  With all that crap you should be able to figure it out
but it takes lots of time and energy.  At 8 hrs per day and (a
certificate/degree in C/C++ coding) the learning curve is at least 6 months
unless you can find someone to tutor you....


Michael Matczynski wrote in message
<3 DOT 0 DOT 32 DOT 19980101151200 DOT 00a3c100 AT dataplusnet DOT com>...
>I have read a book about C and understand it.  I have done some programming
>with games and apps in DOS for awhile, but now I would like to move onto
>Windows programming with Visual C++ 5.0.  What would be better?  Buying 2
>books, one that teaches C++ and another book that teaches Visual C++?  Or
>would it be better to buy a book that teaches C++ and Visual C++ in the
>same book.  How much is there to learn about C++ (is there so much that you
>need to devote an entire book to it)?
>What books do you recommend for C++/Visual C++?
>| Michael Matczynski                                |
>| michaelm AT dataplusnet DOT com                          |
>| |
>| "Knowledge is good" - anonymous                   |

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