-- Presents IBM's breakthrough "construction-from-parts" paradigm for object-oriented development.
-- Includes 60-day trial versions of Visualge for C++ for Windows and DB2 Version 2 for Windows NT -- plus sample applications discussed in the book.
-- Includes a case study of building a real application with relational database, ODBC, Compound Document Framework and multimedia support.
Applying VisualAge For C++ For Windows gives developers everything they need to succeed with VisualAge for C++ in 32-bit Windows environments -- including trial versions of the software itself. This book introduces and walks through IBM's state-of-the-art VisualAge for C++ development environment for Windows 95 and Windows NT. It introduces IBM's "construction-from-parts" paradigm, which can dramatically improve productivity in object-oriented environments. It presents the Visual Modeling Technique that leverages existing O-O methodologies -- and illustrates its use. There are numerous tips and techniques, developed by IBM's own object-oriented experts. The book also includes a complete, sophisticated case study, and trial versions of VisualAge for C++ for Windows 95 and Windows NT as well as DB2 Version 2 for Windows NT. It's ideal for professional developers considering or using IBM VisualAge C++ for Windows, and for those pursuing credentials as a Certified VisualAge for C++ Object-Oriented Developer or Associate Developer.