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Windows® via C/C++, Fifth Edition by Christophe Nasarre, Jeffrey Richter

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What’s New in the Fifth Edition

In the past, this book has been titled Advanced Windows NT, Advanced Windows, and Programming Applications for Microsoft Windows. In keeping with tradition, this edition of the book has gotten a new title: Windows via C/C++. This new title indicates that the book is for C and C++ programmers wanting to understand Windows. This new edition covers more than 170 new functions and Windows features that have been introduced in Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.

Some chapters have been completely rewritten—such as Chapter 11, which explains how the new thread pool API should be used. Existing chapters have been greatly enhanced to present new features. For example, Chapter 4 now includes coverage of User ...

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