PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming
Written as a follow up to the author's successful Applied PC Interfacing, Graphics and Interrupts this book covers all the different aspects of computer systems from low-level hardware (such as processors and interface devices) to high-level software (such as Win32 programming). Clearly written with easy-to-understand examples and end-of chapter exercises PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming is the book for you if you have every wondered: ? How do I communicate using the serial port? ? How do I communicate using the parallel port? ? How do I write interrupt-driven software? ? How do I communicate over a network? ? How do I program in Microsoft Windows? ? What is the best bus for connection to this peripheral (serial or parallel)? ? How do I program using Win32? ? How do I create a menu? ? Which is better for my application, C++ or Visual Basic? ? What devices does a PC use? Divided into 8 sections, Hardware, Interfaces, RS-232/Parallel port, Windows Programming, Windows Interfacing (Windows NT/95), Win32 Programming, Networking and Java, PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming is shows why covers the intersection of hardware and software engineering
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