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This section of the Visual C++ documentation includes references on C, C++, and the C/C++ preprocessor.
- C Language Reference
Describes the C programming language as implemented in Microsoft C.
- C++ Language Reference
Describes the C++ programming language as implemented in Microsoft C++.
- C/C++ Preprocessor Reference
Describes the preprocessor as it is implemented in Microsoft C and C++.
- Compiler Intrinsics
Describes intrinsic functions available in Microsoft C and C++ for x86, IPF, and x64 architectures. Also the intrinsics for MMX, Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE), and Streaming SIMD Extensions 2.
- Visual C++
Provides links to different areas of the Visual Studio and Visual C++ documentation set.
Provides links to topics describing 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.