This section of the documentation helps you get started with using Visual C++ 2008.
Outlines the new features in Visual C++, including the language, libraries, and development environment.
Lists the platforms that applications built by using Visual C++ 2008 can be targeted to.
Discusses the default settings when starting up Visual Studio the first time and selecting the Visual C++ settings.
Lists the breaking changes in Visual C++ 2008.
Lists the walkthroughs that give step-by-step instructions for common scenarios.
Describes features available in different editions of Visual C++.
Provides introductory topics on the various types of projects you can create using Visual C++, as well as an introduction to the Visual Studio IDE.
Provides categorized lists of Help pages that address key programming tasks of interest to Visual C++ developers.
Describes the changes in Visual C++ in previous releases.