MFC Concepts by chandrapro


									MFC Concepts

This section provides conceptual and task-based topics to help you program using the Microsoft
Foundation Class (MFC) Library.

In This Section
General MFC Topics

       Discusses the technical details of the MFC Library.

MFC Overview

       Provides links to topics discussing the programming you can do with MFC.

Using CObject

       Provides links to using CObject, the base class for most classes in MFC.


       Discusses collection classes created from and not created from C++ templates.

Date and Time

       Provides links to topics discussing using date and time with MFC.

Files in MFC

       Discusses CFile and how to handle files in MFC.

Memory Management (MFC)

       Describes how to take advantage of the general-purpose services related to memory

Message Handling and Mapping

       Describes how messages and commands are processed by the MFC framework and how
       to connect them to their handler functions.

Serialization in MFC

       Explains the serialization mechanism provided to allow objects to persist between runs of
       your program.

      Describes MFC support for the Unicode standard for encoding wide characters on
      Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP platforms.

Related Sections
Exception Handling (MFC)

      Explains the exception-handling mechanisms available in MFC.

MFC Internet Programming Basics

      Discusses the MFC classes that support Internet programming.


      Discusses a subset of MFC, which is designed to support COM, while most of the Active
      Template Library (ATL) is designed for COM programming.

Multithreading with C++ and MFC

      Describes what processes and threads are and discusses the MFC approach to

Windows Sockets in MFC

      Covers the MFC implementation of Windows Sockets.

Adding Functionality

      Provides links to topics describing conceptual information about the Visual C++ libraries
      and topics discussing various coding technologies and techniques.

MFC Reference

      Provides reference material for the MFC Library, a set of classes that constitute an
      application framework, which is the framework of an application written for the
      Windows API.

MFC Samples

      Provides links to samples that show how to use MFC in desktop applications, DLLs,
      database applications, controls, Web applications, and more.

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