new to Windows programming in C

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    new to Windows programming in C

    I want to start programming windows applications in C. I've found several tutorials online for this and thats great but I need one that I can download for offline viewing. I can't find one anywhere! The only one I found was theForger's tutorial which was awefully written, especially for a newbie like me. Now I'm not a complete newbie. I have programming experience in Java, Python and some other's but I've just never tried the C family. So yeah if any out there can send me a tutorial that I can download that'd be great. Thanks!

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    Moved to windows.

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    oh sorry lol But see those are all online. I need one that I can download.
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    Well, i have found this Free C book, i do not know if it's a good book, but at least you can give it a try.

    http://www.computer-books.us/downloads/thecbook.zip

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    thanks I'll check it out. If anyone else knows of any (specifically GUI programming), I'd appreciate it.

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    Python and some other's but I've just never tried the C family. So yeah if any out there can send me a tutorial that I can download that'd be great. Thanks!
    If u are just starting C now. Why don't u get some free compiler like Dev-C++ or something similar get started in learning C rather than looking for windows C. Windows C should come after your basics. But still u could start from programming windows in C which is not recommended.

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    I wouldn't call theForger's tutorial awful!
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    i recommend you a good tuto i found and follow, here on the downloads section

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    Bloodshed DEV-C++ has a few good C examples as an intro to the API. It is a free download. I think there are three editors and two grapics examples.

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    i already have dev-c++ and I've looked at the examples. The reason why I called theForger's awful is because the version that they provide for download is vague and doesn't explain many things in the programs. Also the source code that they provide doesnt match the code they tell you to write in the tutorial. They use different functions and such in the source code that they dont in the tutorial. The current version may not be that way, but if that's so, the download needs to be updated.

    I've tried an offline viewer before but it didnt download the whole thing and I've failed to figure out why. I forgot which program I used and I dont think I've tried httrack or not. I'll check it out though just in case. Thanks.

    Edit: Ok I used Httrack to download the tutorial on cprogramming.com and I'm following it now. So far so good. Thanks for all the responses guys!
    Last edited by prejudged_fire; 01-08-2007 at 01:13 PM.

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