Well, like I said in my other post I just finished "Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days". I'd like to now start to learn how to create programs that can do "useful" things in windows. So, are there any good books you would recommend or any useful links on the subject. Also if you could give a quick run through of just the basics of what I'll need to do to accomplish my goal, just because I'm a little lost on the subject right now. Also how do you pronounce "C#", I've been wondering this for a while. haha, thanks for all the help.