From the Back Cover
Build real-world applications as you dive into C++ development
By following author Ivor Horton's accessible tutorial approach and detailed examples you can quickly become an effective C++ programmer. Thoroughly updated for the 2010 release, this book introduces you to the latest development environment and teaches you how to build real-world applications using Visual C++. With this book by your side, you are well on your way to writing applications in both versions of C++ and becoming a successful C++ programmer.
Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010:
Teaches the essentials of C++ programming using both of the C++ language technologies supported by Visual C++ 2010
Shares techniques for finding errors in C++ programs and explains general debugging principles
Discusses the structure and essential elements that are present in every Windows application
Demonstrates how to develop native Windows applications using the Microsoft Foundation Classes
Guides you through designing and creating substantial Windows applications in both C++ and C++/CLI
Features numerous working examples and exercises that help build programming skills
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About the Author
is one of the preeminent authors of tutorials on the Java, C and C++ programming languages. He is widely known for his unique tutorial style, which is readily accessible to both novice and experienced programmers. Horton is also a systems consultant in private practice. He previously taught programming for more than 25 years.