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Visual Studio .NET 2003
This section provides conceptual and task-based topics to help you program using the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library.
In This Section
- General MFC Topics
- Discusses the technical details of the MFC Library.
- MFC Overview
- Provides links to topics discussing the programming you can do with MFC.
- Using CObject
- Provides links to using CObject, the base class for most classes in MFC.
- Discusses collection classes created from and not created from C++ templates.
- Date and Time
- Provides links to topics discussing using date and time with MFC.
- Files in MFC
- Discusses CFile and how to handle files in MFC.
- Memory Management (MFC)
- Describes how to take advantage of the general-purpose services related to memory management.
- Message Handling and Mapping
- Describes how messages and commands are processed by the MFC framework and how to connect them to their handler functions.
- Explains the serialization mechanism provided to allow objects to persist between runs of your program.
- Describes MFC support for the Unicode standard for encoding wide characters on Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP platforms.
- Exception Handling (MFC)
- Explains the exception-handling mechanisms available in MFC.
- MFC Internet Programming Basics
- Discusses the MFC classes that support Internet programming.
- MFC COM
- Discusses a subset of MFC, which is designed to support COM, while most of the Active Template Library (ATL) is designed for COM programming.
- Multithreading with C++ and MFC
- Describes what processes and threads are and discusses the MFC approach to multithreading.
- Windows Sockets in MFC
- Covers the MFC implementation of Windows Sockets.
- Adding Functionality
- Provides links to topics describing conceptual information about the Visual C++ libraries and topics discussing various coding technologies and techniques.
- MFC Reference
- Provides reference material for the MFC Library, a set of classes that constitute an application framework, which is the framework of an application written for the Windows API.
- MFC Samples
- Provides links to samples that show how to use MFC in desktop applications, DLLs, database applications, controls, Web applications, and more.