Programming with ATL and C Run-Time Code

This section discusses the benefits of using the C Run-Time Library (CRT) with either static or dynamic linking.

Benefits and Tradeoffs of the Method Used to Link to the CRT

Summarizes the benefits and tradeoffs involved in linking statically to the CRT or linking dynamically.

Linking to the CRT in Your ATL Project

Discusses the project settings and linker options for linking to the CRT; also provides details on how linking to the CRT affects your program image.


Provides links to conceptual topics on how to program using the Active Template Library.

Run-Time Library Behavior

Provides details on how the CRT startup code works.

C Run-Time Libraries

Discusses the various .lib files that comprise the C run-time libraries and lists their associated compiler options and preprocessor directives.

Other Resources