Soren Andersen writes:
>Nevertheless there is little choice when it comes to learning the
>Windows APIs, for example: you need to get the information from
>Microsoft one way or another. Buying a CDROM with a PSDK (+ the
>collection of documentation included) is one way, using HTTP is another.
Another option is to download the Windows SDK (the new name for the
Platform SDK) for free and install that.
As for "using HTTP" an alternative to using Google is to bookmark the
You can then browse through library online using the table of contents
on the left.
I tend to use the my first suggestion for looking up Windows API
documentation, while the second I use for finding information on the
MSVCRT runtime, as documented in the Visual C++ 6.0 manual. I only
fall back on Google when I need more information than provided by these
official Microsoft references.