In a recent Going Native episode in Channel 9, Charles (Torre) and I interviewed Mahmoud Saleh, the software engineer who keeps the C Runtime library.
Now Mahmoud prepared for you a 1-hour lecture on some of the CRT topics like
[Watch this Channel 9 lecture]
Excellent course, I want more!
Apparently you can't target Windows XP with VC11 due to Win7 API use in the C++ runtime.
"There are fundamental changes to the CRT, such as using locale name instead of locale ID, and calling Vista only functions such as GetTickCount64, that I can no longer imagine that there will ever be a vNext version of the CRT that supports XP SP3." says a comment in
Is this true?