Expanded Library

The Essentials of the Windows Runtime

by Kenny Kerr

This course will help you understand the WinRT relationship to COM and how modern C++ is used to implement a class-based component abstraction on top of traditional COM interfaces.

What you'll learn

This course gives a practical introduction to the Windows Runtime (WinRT), the foundational technology that underpins the future of the Windows API. You'll learn what lies beneath the different language projections, how WinRT relates to COM and .NET, and how to implement COM and Windows Runtime classes with modern C++, Windows Runtime strings, and Windows Runtime components developed in Standard C++.

About the author

Kenny Kerr is a computer programmer and recognized expert in Windows operating system development and programming languages.

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