[ros-dev] Why so small?

Samuel serapion samdwise51 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 20:47:54 CEST 2007


Isn't it available through the windows sdk (PSDK) ? A free download.

On 4/2/07, Justin Haygood <jhaygood at spsu.edu> wrote:
> No. ATL and MFC is in Visual Studio only
>
>
> On 4/2/07, Anders Bergh <anders at andersman.org> wrote:
> > I could be wrong of course, but isn't MFC available in VC++ 2005
> > Express, which is free?
> >
> > On 4/2/07, Wesley Parish <wes.parish at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> > > On Monday 02 April 2007 06:40, Jason Ward wrote:
> > > > Ok I want to start developing for reactos. I will use NASM. Not C/C++.
> > > >
> > > > So how do I start? do you send me a list of things you want done and
> then I
> > > > do them?
> > > > It would take me too long to go through all the source code so I
> figured
> > > > that I could just write
> > > > whatever you ask me to.
> > > >
> > > > I am a Com Sci undergraduate. I can program in RosAsm so I shouldn't
> have
> > > > too much trouble converting to NASM. I can read C++. I can program in
> > > > python, some basic, pascal. And I am learning Java in University.
> > > >
> > > > I have next to no knowledge of the win32api. I know quite a bit of
> OpenGL
> > > > though.
> > >
> > > First things first, get yourself a copy of theForger's Tutorial:
> > > http://www.winprog.org/tutorial/
> > > Then a copy of Petzold's "Programming Windows".  It will give you a
> start in
> > > understanding the Win32 API, which is nothing like the POSIX API.
> > >
> > > Ignore books like "Windows 2000 Developer's Guide" and so - they tend to
> be
> > > MFC-heavy and Win32 API-light.  MFC's only useful if you're intending to
> do
> > > serious Windows applications development, and so, it's useless for an MS
> > > Windows-class operating system project like ReactOS.  And besides, MFC's
> only
> > > available for people who pay the big bucks for Visual Studio - it's
> > > Microsoft's proprietary extensions built on top of the Win32 API.
> > >
> > > To get your head around the ReactOS kernel, you should take a look at
> Gary
> > > Nebbett's "Windows NT/2000 Native API Reference".  Russinovich and
> > > Solomon's "Windows Internals" is a good start to get your head around
> the MS
> > > WinNT structure/architecture - it used to be "Inside Windows
> [NT|2000|etc]".
> > >
> > > Hope this helps.
> > >
> > > Wesley Parish
> > > > No Directx knowledge.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish
> > > -----
> > > Mau e ki, he aha te mea nui?
> > > You ask, what is the most important thing?
> > > Maku e ki, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
> > > I reply, it is people, it is people, it is people.
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