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What's New in Visual C++ .NET 2003

Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003 provides many improvements and several new features.

In This Section

Visual C++ .NET 2003 Frequently Asked Questions
Answers questions about what is new and changed in Visual C++ .NET 2003.
C++ Compiler, Language, and Linker
Provides links and updated information about the compiler, linker, build tools, and C++ language features in Visual C++ .NET.
C++ Libraries
Describes changes to the Active Template Library (ATL), ATL Server Library, MFC Library, Standard C++ Library, and the C Run-Time (CRT) Library.
Development Environment
Describes changes in the development environment in Visual C++ .NET 2003.
Windows Forms Designer for Managed Extensions for C++
Describes designer support for Windows Forms applications that are created in Managed Extensions for C++.
Project Build Automation Model
Describes the new property pages and project build automation objects for the Visual C++ .NET 2003, including new objects, properties, and methods.

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Getting Assistance
Provides links to accessibility features, the location of readme files, product support numbers, and tips for using the online documentation.
Migrating Custom Wizards from Visual C++ .NET 2002 to Visual C++ .NET 2003
Provides procedures for migrating your Visual C++ .NET 2002 custom wizards to this release.