“Look it up in Petzold” remains the decisive last word in answering questions about Windows development. And in PROGRAMMING WINDOWS, FIFTH EDITION, the esteemed Windows Pioneer Award winner revises his classic text with authoritative coverage of the latest versions of the Windows operating system—once again drilling down to the essential API heart of Win32 programming. Topics include:
The basics—input, output, dialog boxes
An introduction to Unicode
Graphics—drawing, text and fonts, bitmaps and metafiles
The kernel and the printer
Sound and music
Multitasking and multithreading
The Multiple-Document Interface
Programming for the Internet and intranets
Packed as always with definitive examples, this newest Petzold delivers the ultimate sourcebook and tutorial for Windows programmers at all levels working with Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, or Microsoft Windows NT. No aspiring or experienced developer can afford to be without it.
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Table of Contents
Part I: The Basics
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: An Introduction to Unicode
Chapter 3: Windows and Messages
Chapter 4: An Exercise in Text Output
Chapter 5: Basic Drawing
Chapter 6: The Keyboard
Chapter 7: The Mouse
Chapter 8: The Timer
Chapter 9: Child Window Controls
Chapter 10: Menus and Other Resources
Chapter 11: Dialog Boxes
Chapter 12: The Clipboard
Part II: More Graphics
Chapter 13: Using the Printer
Chapter 14: Bitmaps and Bitblts
Chapter 15: The Device-Independent Bitmap
Chapter 16: The Palette Manager
Chapter 17: Text and Fonts
Chapter 18: Metafiles
Part III: Advanced Topics
Chapter 19: The Multiple-Document Interface
Chapter 20: Multitasking and Multithreading
Chapter 21: Dynamic-Link Libraries
Chapter 22: Sound and Music
Chapter 23: A Taste of the Internet
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