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Adding Functionality

Visual Studio .NET 2003

You can add functionality to your Visual C++ program using the Visual C++ libraries and various technologies and techniques.

In This Section

Visual C++ Libraries
Provides links to conceptual areas that discuss using the Active Template Library (ATL), the ATL Server Library, and the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) Library.
Technologies and Techniques
Provides links to conceptual areas that discuss various technologies and techniques you employ when using Visual C++, such as data access, event handling, international programming, and object linking and embedding (OLE).

Related Sections

Visual C++
Provides links to different areas of the Visual Studio and Visual C++ documentation set.
Visual C++ Reference
Provides links to topics describing the C and C++ language references, the libraries provided with Visual C++, the Visual C++ Extensibility Object Model, and the Microsoft Macro Assembler (MASM).
Visual C++ Samples
Provides links to sample code showing the capabilities of Visual C++ and the libraries and technologies it supports.
Provides links to using the Visual Studio debugger to correct logic errors in your application or stored procedures.
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++.
Creating and Managing Visual C++ Projects
Provides links to topics describing how to use application and code wizards to create your own projects and how to employ property pages to manage your projects.
Building a C/C++ Program
Provides links to topics describing building your program from the command line or from the integrated development environment of Visual Studio.
Managed Extensions for C++ Programming
Provides links to topics describing the extension of the C++ language that provides support for managed programming.