ISBN 978-0735663770
Publisher: Microsoft Press, 2011
Paperback, 822 pages.

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Master the intricacies of application development with unmanaged C++ code—straight from the experts. Jeffrey Richter’s classic book is now fully revised for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. You get in-depth, comprehensive guidance, advanced techniques, and extensive code samples to help you program Windows–based applications.
Discover how to:

• Architect and implement your applications for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows
• Create and manipulate processes and jobs
• Schedule, manage, synchronize and destroy threads
• Perform asynchronous and synchronous device I/O operations with the I/O completion port
• Allocate memory using various techniques including virtual memory, memory-mapped files, and heaps
• Manipulate the default committed physical storage of thread stacks
• Build DLLs for delay-loading, API hooking, and process injection
• Using structured exception handling, Windows Error Recovery, and Application Restart services