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Topics Covered Include:
Fundamentals: Windows and Visual C++, MFC essentials and the MFC application wizard; Visual C++ .NET wizards; Windows message mapping; classic GDI functions, fonts, and bitmaps; dialog boxes; common controls and Microsoft ActiveX controls; Microsoft Win32 core memory management; Windows message processing and multithreaded programming. MFC document-view architecture: Menus, keyboard accelerators, the Rich Edit control, and property sheets; toolbars and status bars; a reusable frame