Windows Template Library 7.5 Release


This is from my old world in Shared Source. Great news from Nenad Stefanovic, the project lead for the Windows Template Library project. On Dec. 8 he released 7.5 and the bits are available. They are now working on 8.0.  Congratulations Nenad and WTL community!!!


SourceForge.net project


Final build download


Here is a list of the improvements from Nenad:



  • Added support for VisualStudio 2005 – both desktop and Windows CE

  • Added App Wizard for VS2005, both desktop and SmartDevice projects

  • Classes for icons, cursors, accelerator tables

  • Classes for sorte ListView controls

  • Classes to support Wizard97

  • Classes for memory DCs and double-buffer painting

  • New Windows CE specific classes

  • Scrolling classes – scroll container and zoom scroll window

  • New samples: WTLExplorer, ImageView, SPControls