Extend your object-oriented programming skills with this " MICROSOFT MASTERING " learning system. you'll work at your own pace-learning how to use the " Microsoft Foundation Class " (MFC) library and the Visual C ++ development system to write custom Microsoft Windows based applications faster. The text and the companion CD-ROM work hand in hand, helping you master essential MFC development concepts and providing critical skill-building practice. By the end of the course, you've learned how to create your own Windows-based applications-ready to run ! Create custom solutions for Windows with expert Instruction direct from Microsoft : Enhance the user interface with dynamic menus, graphical status bars, toolbars, and dialog boxes. Implement view classes by writing a browser-style application. Learn how to use the debugger and handle errors and exceptions. Use Windows common controls, " Microsoft Internet Explorer " controls, and " Microsoft ActiveX " controls to quickly add functionality to your application. Discover how MFC simplifies the task of creating your own " ActiveX " controls. Use OLE DB templates and " ActiveX Data Objects " (ADO) to access and manipulate data sources. Build MFC applications that communicate across the Internet.