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Your favourite MFC / C++ articles from September   [Edit]

Survey period: 13 Oct 2003 to 27 Oct 2003

This is the voting form for the monthly MFC / C++ article competition. Below are a list of the top 10 articles submitted last month. Please choose the ones you consider your favourite. Remember - you can only vote once!

OptionVotes% 
Mouse Gestures for Internet Explorer - Ralph Hare98.499 votes, 8.49%
A simple solution for validation of MFC forms - zcln1716.0417 votes, 16.04%
Thumbnails viewer and image processing using GDI+ and MFC - Liviu Birjega2220.7522 votes, 20.75%
VCMAME - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator for Visual C++ - Bryan McPhail1816.9818 votes, 16.98%
WTL for MFC Programmers, Part VIII - Property Sheets and Wizards - Michael Dunn3331.1333 votes, 31.13%
ColorFinder - Retrieve the color of any pixel on the Desktop - abhinaba87.558 votes, 7.55%
Gecko! Embedded C++ scripting for your applications - PixiGreg2725.4727 votes, 25.47%
MessageSender - Dmytro Ivanchykhin2220.7522 votes, 20.75%
Message Cracker Wizard for Win32 SDK Developers - Hernán Di Pietro2321.7023 votes, 21.70%
How to make an ISAPI redirection filter - bryce98.499 votes, 8.49%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

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GeneralTo learnv vc++ PinmemberMahmood Ali15-Oct-03 12:03 
GeneralRe: To learnv vc++ Pinmembertankhoasp18-Oct-03 20:20 
GeneralRe: To learnv vc++ PinmemberPeter Mares26-Oct-03 19:52 
Hi there Smile | :)
 
If you want to learn VC++, I would like to make a suggestion to you, and to all other aspiring C++ gurus.
Learn C first. Get a foundation in C, understand the basic theory of memory management, pointers and structures.
Once you've done that, learn C++ (without MFC or Win32 API). Make sure you understand classes, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation etc. Write a lot of basic C++ code, testing all the principles that you need to learn.
And only then jump into MFC and Win32 coding.
 
Why this long winded route? Because if you understand the foundations, the more complex stuff will be more accessible and comprehensible to you. No point in starting with the roof when building a house, right?
 
Take care
Peter
 

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