Thread: How can a Linux programmer most effectively learn Windows programming?

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    How can a Linux programmer most effectively learn Windows programming?

    I've been writing Unix/Linux programmes for a while nowóin C, shells, Perl, and other languagesóbut I'd like to improve my knowledge now that I'm unemployed and have some free time. What is the most effective technique to begin creating Windows apps?

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    Does "other languages" include C++ ?

    Whilst you can write GUI programs for windows in C, you have to write a LOT of code just to make anything remotely useful happen.

    With C++ and a GUI toolkit, you can write a reasonable UI in a short amount of time, knowing that all the tricky resource management is taken care of.
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    thanks for the reply man really appreciate it
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