Re: book on latest release of atl

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Sun, 27 Jul 2008 00:15:12 -0400
"Edward Diener" <> wrote in message

Igor Tandetnik wrote:

"Daniel" <> wrote in message

Could someone suggest a good book to learn the most recent version
of atl?

That book is quite good but for some arcane reason ignores the VC++
compiler support com classes, among them _com_ptr_t, and the #import
statement with its _COM_SMARTPTR_TYPEDEFs which makes ATL programming
much easier.

Those are not considered part of ATL. ATL has its own smart pointers,
CComPtr et al.

ATL tries hard not to throw C++ exceptions (or introduce other
dependencies on CRT). _com_ptr_t on the other hand throws on all errors.
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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