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Dan Appleman's Visual Basic Programmer's Guide to the Win32 API

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Dan Appleman's Visual Basic Programmer's Guide to the Win32 API


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Question 1: The setup program on the CD fails. The message is: "The file E:\VBPG32\SAMPLES6\CH20\Ex20a.vbw could not be opened." The file does not exist on the CD.

Solution 1: Try this:

-put the cd in your computer
-open Windows Explorer
-access the cd
-double-click file: setup32.exe

This will create a Program Group for the product.

To install the source code just copy the source folders from the CD to your hard drive.


  • Copyright 1999
  • Dimensions: 7.38 X 9.125
  • Pages: 1550
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-31590-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-31590-9

Quickly harness the full power of the Windows(R) 32-bit operating system using Visual Basic. This best-selling guide covers every key element of the core Win32 API--from Windows management and drawing operations to advanced process control and interprocess communication techniques. Dan Applemen shows you how to translate C and C++ based Win32 documentation to Visual Basic, how to port 16-bit applications to 32-bits, and how to design applications to run on different versions of Windows.


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