Foreword to the Second Edition

Wow. It has been a long time since I wrote the foreword for the first edition of ATL Internals. Reading through the old introduction really takes me down memory lane; I can hardly believe that it has been almost eight years. Not long after I wrote it, I moved on to the Windows team at Microsoft and then on out of Microsoft a year later. I came back to Microsoft (and the Visual C++ team) a few years ago, and I am now managing several development teams in Visual C++. One of these is the libraries team, of which ATL is a part, and it is fun to be involved in ATL again. Jan and Christian have both moved on, although Nenad expanded the windowing classes from ATL that I mentioned in the first introduction into a separate ...

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