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C++ Plus: Beef Up Windows Apps with the Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Kenny Kerr sings the praises of the new Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack, which brings modern conveniences to Visual C++.

Kenny Kerr

MSDN Magazine May 2008

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