First of all... where can i get a Visual C++ Api Guide ?? And please... dont just tell me: www.msdn.microsoft.com . Tell me the full address .. because i'm tired of searching for it. And second, I just started C++ and wish to find out the basic things commands etc.. I read the tutorial on this site .. but i didnt understand it completeley.. And where can i get a good book for absolute beginners in C++ (UK)?