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Book on interface construction

I'm building interfaces on Windows platforms using VC++, COM, ALT, WTL, not so much MFC.  I'm starting to get the hang of messages and controls, but it seems like there are a ton of little details that can trip me up -- things like WS_CLIPCHILDREN and WS_CLIPSIBLINGS or control repaint order.

Is there a good book I can read that'll give me all the nuts and bolts on this stuff?

Thanks in advance.

Eponymous
Friday, March 12, 2004

Based on the issues you mentioned, you might want to check out Win32 Programming by Rector and Newcomer.

Rector is the co-author of the excellent ATL Internals, which you are probably familar with if you are working with ATL/WTL.

PBS Fund-drive freeloader
Friday, March 12, 2004

Thanks.  I've got ATL Internals but I'm still working through Essential COM... so much to read, so little time.

Eponymous
Sunday, March 14, 2004

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