Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of the Microsoft Visual C++/CLI language

If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C++, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.

Discover how to:

•Write and debug object-oriented C++ programs in Visual Studio 2012

•Utilize the various features of the C++/CLI language

•Make use of the Microsoft .NET Framework Class Library

•Create a simple Windows Store app

•Use .NET features such as properties, delegates and events

•Access data from disparate sources using ADO.NET

•Create and consume web services using Windows Communication Foundation

•Work effectively with legacy code and COM

Author:

Julian Templeman is a professional consultant, trainer, and writer who has been using and teaching C++ for nearly 20 years and has been involved with .NET since its first alpha release in 1998. He is the author or coauthor of 10 programming books, including COM Programming with Microsoft .NET.