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Namespace: WIN_COM_API
A set of Windows Application Program Interface functions

The current versions of Windows provide a 32-bit graphical, multi-tasking, networked operating system. Microsoft publishes a Software Developers Kit (SDK).

The core SDK Application Programming Interface (API) covers an extremely broad area providing the following interfaces:

Input and output devices:
  • Mouse, keyboard, pen, screen, printer, and sound.

  • User interface elements:
  • Windows, menus, dialogs, input widgets, the clipboard, and internationalisation functions.

  • System services:
  • Files, memory, hardware, system databases, and networking.

  • Graphical elements:
  • Bitmaps, fonts, drawing primitives, area management functions), and 3D graphics rendering.

  • See also: Windows API, Win 32 API
    Category Windows API
    ( Topic last updated: 2000.07.12 01:21:13 PM )