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Title:
Developing applications using DOS
Author:
Christopher, Ken W.
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Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1990]

©1990
Physical Description:
xxiv, 573 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780471522317
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Book

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Describes how to develop powerful DOS-based applications that take full advantage all versions of DOS. A practical guide and complete reference, it provides the latest information to help programmers comply with IBM's Common User Acess and offers in-depth knowledge of DOS's internal application of programming interface and operation. Special sections on reentrant and structured programming techniques, programming in the graphics mode, and how to write a translatable program are included. Describes techniques that complement the various window management systems utilized by the most sophisticated programs. In addition, the authors share the various tricks and techniques they have learned over many years of involvement as designers and developers of DOS. An appendix contains several programs that combine all of the topics discussed within the book in working examples.