Solved

WIN API Book for Dummies

Posted on 1997-05-14
3
608 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Anyone know of a good basic Windows API book for people with no 'C' or windows programming knowledge can understand.  All I know is Pascal

Win API for Dummies type book ? if it exists.
0
Comment
Question by:MARTIN030397
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
mheacock earned 0 total points
Comment Utility
Not to be offensive...but the API is usually beyond the dummy
level.  I couldn't see how it could fit into the dummy format
and still be useful.

A good book...with C examples...but also with great descriptions
of the functions themsevles...an invaluable reference...is:

  "The Win32 API Bible, Book One" by The Waite Group Press.

The book gives a quite a few visual examples too.
0
 

Author Comment

by:MARTIN030397
Comment Utility
I will atempt to find the book over the weekend and mark your answer when i have looked at it.

Meanwhile thankyou very much.
0
 

Author Comment

by:MARTIN030397
Comment Utility
for anone elses information I have found a Book with a fare few common WIN API calls explained for delphi users.  the book is called 'Delphi Programming Problem Solver' by Rubenking.

hope this is helpfull for other people as well

Martin
0

Featured Post

Highfive Gives IT Their Time Back

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
In my programming career I have only very rarely run into situations where operator overloading would be of any use in my work.  Normally those situations involved math with either overly large numbers (hundreds of thousands of digits or accuracy re…
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now