This book provides a comprehensive guide to upgrading software applications from 16-bit win16 to 32-bit programs designed to run under Windows NT or Windows 95 (Chicago). Readers are assumed to have a solid grounding in Windows programming, but this may be their first introduction to the win32 API layer. The author begins by introducing the new Win32 systems and describes the six main areas of difficulties in applications to Win32 environments. He describes a method for planning the transition of regarding the design of C and C++ programs for portability. Also suitable for Pascal and Modula-2 developers. There are detailed discussions of Windows data types, header files, the Kernel, User, and GDI modules, and DLL programming. The final chapter discusses in depth the usage of the new 32-bit development tools and the process of creating Win32 applications.
|Publisher||Springer Science & Business Media|
|Rating||4/5 (25 users)|