The Win32 best-seller, fully updated for Windows 2000 and Windows 98!
Master every key Win32 system service
Processes, threads, synchronization, and much more
Includes extensive coverage of network programming
The #1 guide to Win32 system services, totally updated!
Includes hundreds of proven code examples —
Comprehensive coverage of RPCs and other network programming topics
Processes, threads, and synchronization — in depth
Expert techniques for effective large-scale development
Leveraging Windows 2000's security capabilities
Get up-to-speed on the Win32 API, fast!
The #1 best-seller — now completely updated!
For years, Marshall Brain's Win32 System Services has been the world's #1 resource for Windows developers seeking to master Win32 services in real-world application development. Now, this worldwide bestseller has been fully updated to reflect the latest Win32 enhancements in Windows 2000 and Windows 98!
Each self-contained chapter covers a different API service: Win32 files, directory and drive structure, processes and threads, synchronization mechanisms, network communications, Remote Procedure Calls, security, consoles, communications ports, accessing system information, using DLLs to modularize programs, and much more.
You'll find practical guidance on when to use each service, today's best techniques for integrating services into complex, enterprise-class applications, and extensive proven code examples. Whether you're an experienced Windows developer seeking to deepen your system programming skills, or you're porting applications from other environments, Win32 System Services - The Heart of Windows 98 and Windows 2000, Third Edition will be your most valuable resource.