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C++ for VB Programmers

Authors: Morrison, Jonathan

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Knowing how and when to work in C++ is the key to building better, more efficient Windows applications. This book teaches you how to use C++ to enhance your Visual Basic application—swithout rewriting them from the ground up. In this book, you will learn to write DLLs that use the performance and capabilities of C++, which provide access to APIs not easily supported by VB. Using C++ and the ATL (Active Template Library), you can even write ActiveX components that dont require a huge runtime library.

Writing from the perspective of an advanced VB programmer—and using his own learning process as the framework—author Jonathan Morrison teaches you how to harness the development power of C++. Beginning with an overview of the ways in which C++ complements VB, he moves on to cover the VC++ development environment that most VB programmers will turn to first (Visual Studio), exploring a wealth of topics including the differences between VB and C++ compilers, the C preprocessor, and the process of memory management in C++.

In the second half of the book, Morrison discusses the basics of the C++ language, including data and variables, operators, loops, and control statements. He then covers pointers, classes, and templates. The book also contains comprehensive coverage of VB and C++ DLLs, how to use C++ DLLs with VB programs, the ATL, and COM objects.

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Jonathan Morrison has written several books on C++ and Visual Basic programming, and has over�seven years of experience developing applications in Visual Basic, C++, and Java. He has consulted for Racal Datacom, The Maxim Group, and Cyberguard, and has held lead development positions at AIG, Autonation USA, and Digitalbond Inc. He currently works for Microsoft's Solution Integration Engineering Team, where he helps Microsoft's enterprise customers design, develop, and debug their large-scale applications.

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eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0858-7
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Softcover $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-893115-76-7
  • with online files
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
C++ for VB Programmers
Authors
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jonathan D. Morrison
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0858-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0858-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-893115-76-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 408
Number of Illustrations and Tables
111 b/w illustrations
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