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Lesson 3 What you need
Objective Discover what you need to take this course.

Com Fundamentals (Course Requirements)

Containment, Delegation and Aggregation

Software

To complete COM Fundamentals II successfully, you should acrquire Microsoft C++ from the following website visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads. The examples in the course have been done using version Visual C++ 6.0.
No additional software beyond what you need to access this course is required.

Platform support

You can take this course on Windows, Macintosh, or Unix platforms.
As of 2019, Visual Studio 2019 can be run on Mac OS. visual-studio-2019-for-mac-is-now-available.
Out of historical reasons, Visual Studio runs best on MS Windows. However, you can choose whichever combination of 1) Operating System and 2) IDE that works best for you.

Resources page

The resources page will be coming soon.

Course download

Downloadable course project files are available for this course. They include the binary files you need to complete the course project, as well as completed course project files for both Visual C++ 5 and Visual C++ 6.

Recommended Reading


The following textbook is recommended for this couse as accompanying text.
Inside Microsoft Programming
This books are not required to take this course, but do contain helpful, additional information. You can reach the Bookstore page at any time by clicking the Resources button on the toolbar.