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Programming Windows 3.1 Paperback – September 1, 1992

ISBN-13: 978-1556153952 ISBN-10: 1556153953 Edition: 3rd ed.

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Charles Petzold wrote the classic Programming Windows®, which is currently in its fifth edition and one of the best-known and widely used programming books of all time. He was honored in 1994 with the Windows Pioneer Award, presented by Microsoft® founder Bill Gates and Windows Magazine. He has been programming with Windows since first obtaining a beta Windows 1.0 SDK in the spring of 1985, and he wrote the very first magazine article on Windows programming in 1986. Charles is an MVP for Client Application Development and the author of several other books including Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software.


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 983 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 3rd ed. edition (September 1, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556153953
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556153952
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 2 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,239,316 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 22, 1998
Format: Paperback
There could be lots of programming books about Windows 3.1 but this one is extraordinary. It has information for both beginners and advanced programmers. The source code is arranged so neatly and each critical point is explained comprehensively. Some of the chapters (e.g. Memory Management) just cover the subject generally but I can say that it is sufficient. Examples can be compiled with both Visual C++ and Borland C++. If you want to join the development race, this book will help you learn nearly all information about Windows environment although it is for previous version.
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