1.2. How This Book Is Organized
This book can be used in a variety of ways, depending on your background and needs. For readers familiar with C/C++, Visual C++, or Visual Basic, you don't need to follow the step-by-step instructions given in each chapter to fulfill the project development; you can skip some details and go directly to the source code section. For beginners, you had better follow the detailed step-by-step instructions in each example to understand the whole project.
Now, let's examine how each chapter is organized. Chapter 2 discusses interface programming between Visual Basic and
Window 32 API functions;
a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) developed in Visual C++ 6.0;
a database by using ADO;
the Internet; and
other Windows-based applications, ...