Thread: Beginning Windows programming

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    Beginning Windows programming

    Hi, I currently only know C and I want to begin writing Windows applications. I was wondering if it would be best to learn C++ for this or if C could be used.


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    It is perfectly possible to program profesional quality Windows applications using the Win32 API from C. As your programs get bigger, you will start to notice the advantages of object orientation, but in no way is this technique necessary to knock out good Win32 products.
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    I am still begining learning the Win32 API with C and seem to be doing fine except for some programmes it would be useful with OOB but its possible without OOB. The fact that Win32 can be done with C is evidenced by the fact that the definitive Win32 API book, Programming Windows Fifth Edition by Charles Petzold, has all its code in C

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