Interesting Visual C++ Resources

A few weeks ago the Visual C++ team delivered two days of technical content to developers down in Northern California.  At this event, we mentioned a large number of useful resources.  We thought we’d take the opportunity to pass them on to readers of the blog as well.  Hopefully you’ll find them valuable.

 

Debugging Tips & Tricks

¡  Debugging blogs

            http://blogs.msdn.com/jimgries

http://blogs.msdn.com/greggm

http://blogs.msdn.com/rchiodo

http://blogs.msdn.com/jacdavis

http://blogs.msdn.com/stevejs

http://blogs.msdn.com/ms_joc

http://blogs.msdn.com/jmstall

¡  Good books

Debugging Microsoft .NET 2.0 Applications by John Robbins.  This book has a lot of great information in it about debugging in general, not just about debugging managed code.

¡  Finding COM pointers on the stack

            http://blogs.msdn.com/greggm/archive/2005/08/01/446293.aspx

¡  Retail code debugging

            http://blogs.msdn.com/greggm/archive/2004/12/15/315673.aspx

¡  Getting crash dumps before Windows Error Reporting (WER) sends them off

            http://blogs.msdn.com/greggm/archive/2007/05/24/debugging-windows-error-reporting.aspx

¡  Gadgets for Window Error Reporting (WER)

            http://www.codeplex.com/wer/

 

 

Concurrency

¡  Concurrency developer center (very managed-focused today, but you’ll see a lot more native shortly)

     http://msdn.microsoft.com/concurrency

¡  Native concurrency blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/nativeconcurrency

 

 

TR1

¡  VC++ 2008 Feature Pack download

           http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d466226b-8dab-445f-a7b4-448b326c48e7&displaylang=en

¡  Pete Becker’s book: The C++ Standard Library Extensions: A Tutorial and Reference

¡       http://www.amazon.com/C%2B%2B-Standard-Library-Extensions-Reference/dp/0321412990/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1210782172&sr=8-1

¡  Channel9 VC++ videos      

      http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=385821

¡  VC++ Libraries forums
http://forums.msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/vcgeneral/threads/

¡  C++ Standard

            http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/

¡  TR1 Standard

            http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2005/n1836.pdf

¡  MSDN article

            http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc507634.aspx

 

New MFC Features

¡  VC++ 2008 Feature Pack download

            http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d466226b-8dab-445f-a7b4-448b326c48e7&displaylang=en

¡  MSDN article

            http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc507634.aspx

¡  VC++ Libraries forums
http://forums.msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/vcgeneral/threads/

¡  Channel9 VC++ videos

http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=355087

¡  BCGSoft

            http://www.bcgsoft.com/

 

Phoenix

¡  Phoenix

           http://connect.microsoft.com/phoenix

¡  Forum

           http://forums.msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/phoenix/threads/

¡  Channel 9

           http://channel9.msdn.com/tags/Phoenix+Framework

 

And there always are the general Channel 9 videos on VC++

http://channel9.msdn.com/tags/C++ 

 

 

Enjoy!

 

-          The Visual C++ Development Team