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Porting Your Program

The porting section discusses how to:

  • Import programs into Visual C++.
  • Prepare programs written in Visual C++ for use in other development environments.
  • Write code that is portable and easy to internationalize.

In This Section

Write Code That Works on the Largest Number of Platforms
Provides details on how to port your Visual C++ applications to UNIX.
Advantages of Using the MFC Libraries
Discusses how the use of MFC relates to portability.
Porting 16-Bit Code to 32-Bit Windows
Provides links to topics covering the differences between writing 16-bit code and 32-bit code.
Porting 32-Bit Code to 64-Bit Code
Discusses coding issues for developing applications to run on 64-bit Windows operating systems.
Port from UNIX to Win32
Discusses options for migrating UNIX applications to Windows.
Write Code That Is Easy to Internationalize
Provides some reminders about writing code that is easy to localize.
Port Applications to and from the Development Environment
Provides details and discusses makefiles.

Related Sections

Porting and Upgrading
Provides links to topics describing how to create your projects for portability to other languages and platforms and how to upgrade your projects to conform to the current release of Visual C++.
Upgrading Your Program
Provides links to topics discussing how you can bring programs written with older versions of Visual C++ into the newest version.