My first visit here - sorry if this is an old question. I'm a Delphi type and need to cram VC++.net. Any resource recommendations? Thanks in advance.
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I'm trying to teach myself right now. I've bought a few books, but Krugelinski's (Programming with Visual C++, 5th Edition) has been the best for me at the moment. There is a sixth edition ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0735615497/qid=1037658360/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/002-9181753-6304819 ) available. Other's are C++, The Complete Reference by Herb Schildt ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0078824761/qid=1037658655/sr=1-5/ref=sr_1_5/002-9181753-6304819?v=glance&s=books ) - not widely recommended on the mailing lists, and Practical C++ ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0789721422/qid=1037658736/sr=1-5/ref=sr_1_5/002-9181753-6304819?v=glance&s=books ). Those books are handy for learning C++ at some sort of "standard" level, but if you're going to program in windows then I recommend the first book and Jeff Prosise's Programming Windows with MFC ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1572316950/qid=1037658810/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/002-9181753-6304819 ) which I have yet to buy. Two other staples (though not actually aimed at VC++, more windows - but every little bit helps) are Programming Applications for Windows ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1572319968/qid=1037658946/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2/002-9181753-6304819?v=glance&s=books ) and Programming Windows ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/157231995X/qid=1037659005/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_1/002-9181753-6304819 ).
I check this site first when I am trying to remember one of C++'s neurotic quirks: http://www.parashift.com/c++-faq-lite/index.html
Get some basic C++ down before you start using the MFC or the .NET Framework.
I'd recommend two online books that are available as dead trees.
Teach a man to fish....
I wish to migrate from MFC to VC++.net. Howerver as yet I have not founf a suitable book. I have purchased Visual C++.net, V6. This covers more MFC than .NET. Very dissapointed since the V5 of this book was excellent to learn MFC.
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