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i just started programming, in fact i just did my very first program the 1st of NOVEMBER. is there anyway i can practice my skills or should i learn more? and also is VC++ and C++ the same thing and can i apply my C++ skills (wen i get better) to VC++?

 how can i use C++ to run a windowed program like in visualscript programming?

 my main goal is to get better in C++ and create an MMO to show those koreans what an american can do.
 anyway can som1 try and answer my questions?

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You need to master OOP before u can move on to VC++, MFCs are based on the use of classes, first dig further into classes and advanced concepts of OOP, then to template classes, and then move on to MFCs,
I can recommend a book by Ivor Horton(Beginning C++) for both C++ and VC++. it's a wrox press thang.

Spend about 10 hrs everyday on your compiler and make so much use of the examples from the help of your compiler.

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P.S. For windows programming I suggest using the windows API

For a good tutorial to get you started exploring on your own I suggest looking up:

The Forger's Win32 API Tutorials

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