Video How to: Creating Win32 Applications (C++)
The Win32 API (also known as the Windows API) is a C-based framework for creating Windows applications, and has been around since Windows 1.0.
This video shows you how to create a simple Win32 application that displays "Hello, World!" in a window. The following tasks are included in the process:
How to create a new Win32 project.
How to start a Win32 application by using the WinMain and WindProc functions.
How to add functionality to the WinMain and WindProc functions to display "Hello, World!" in a window.
How to build and run your application.
The Visual C++ Help includes the code and the steps that are demonstrated in this video. See Creating Win32 Applications (C++).