Best way to go about programming windows.
I'v been programming as a hobby for a few years on and off now but i am going to start to get right into it and learn as much as i can, the direction i want to go is towards programming windows applications, i recently bought 2 C++ books but i was wondering is learning C++ then moving onto windows apps the best way to go ?
I brought these 2 book.
Mike Mcgrath - C++ programming in easy steps, Fourth edition &
Schaum's outlines - programming with C++ second edition.
I don't have trouble understanding these books, i mean, bit by bit i work out how things work, but is this a good strat on my road to progamming windows apps ?