Reference (How Do I in Visual C++)
This page links to reference topics for the Visual C++ language and its libraries. To view other categories of popular tasks covered in Help, see
. How Do I in Visual C++ C Run-Time Libraries
Discusses the various .lib files that comprise the C run-time libraries as well as their associated compiler options and preprocessor directives.
Standard C++ Library Reference
Discusses the ways a C++ program can call on a large number of functions from this conforming implementation of the Standard C++ Library. These functions perform essential services such as input and output and provide efficient implementations of frequently used operations.
Documents the Active Template Library (ATL), a set of template-based Visual C++ classes that simplify the programming of Component Object Model (COM) objects.
ATL/MFC Shared Classes
Documents the classes that are shared between ATL and MFC.
ATL Server Reference
Documents ATL Server, a set of native C++ classes that allow developers to create Web applications, XML Web services, and other server applications.
Covers the classes, global functions, global variables, and macros that make up the Microsoft Foundation Class Library.