Getting Started with Visual C++

This section of the documentation helps you get started with using Visual C++ 2008.

In This Section

  • What's New in Visual C++ 2008
    Outlines the new features in Visual C++, including the language, libraries, and development environment.

  • Supported Platforms (Visual C++)
    Lists the platforms that applications built by using Visual C++ 2008 can be targeted to.

  • Visual C++ Settings
    Discusses the default settings when starting up Visual Studio the first time and selecting the Visual C++ settings.

  • Breaking Changes
    Lists the breaking changes in Visual C++ 2008.

  • Visual C++ Walkthroughs
    Lists the walkthroughs that give step-by-step instructions for common scenarios.

  • Visual C++ Editions
    Describes features available in different editions of Visual C++.

  • Visual C++ Guided Tour
    Provides introductory topics on the various types of projects you can create using Visual C++, as well as an introduction to the Visual Studio IDE.

  • How Do I in Visual C++
    Provides categorized lists of Help pages that address key programming tasks of interest to Visual C++ developers.

  • Previous Product Changes
    Describes the changes in Visual C++ in previous releases.

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