to buy another book.
No Steps at all
I've bought most of the MS Visual C++ books. This is the worst of all. If you are new to programming, many of the chapters you won
find it to be physically awkward to read a 1400-page book.
Scope is too broad, lacks the new stuff about .NET
I purchased Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2008
Pro Visual C++/CLI and the .NET 3.5 Platform is about writing .NET applications using C++/CLI. While readers are learning the ins and outs of .NET application development, they will also
Popular author Ivor Horton uses his trademark approachable writing style to provide novice programmers with the basic tools as they learn Visual C++ 2005 Readers will learn how
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner focuses on teaching first time programmers how to program using Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition as a foundation
# is a new programming language, it appears that the authors did not know C# as well as they should have or the publisher was in a hurry to get this book to market. When Visual Studio.Net was in the beta
, that the VB.NET examples are in somewhat better shape than the C# examples because the authors apparently wrote their examples in VB.NET, but translated to C# without ever compiling, much less testing
the latest enhancements and changes to Visual C++, including its powerful .NET features and services.
To summarize, I hate this book because you can't use it without reading it through
This title gives readers with previous Microsoft Visual C++ or Microsoft Visual Basic experience the foundation they need to hit the ground running with the versatile Microsoft Visual C# .NET