The Win32 best-seller, fully updated for Windows 2000 and Windows 98! Master every key Win32 system service Processes, threads, synchronization, and much more Includes extensive coverage of network programming CD-ROM: Hundreds of proven code examples! The #1 guide to Win32 system services, totally updated! Includes hundreds of proven code examples in the book and on CD-ROM Comprehensive coverage of RPCs and other network programming topics Processes, threads, and synchronization in depth Expert techniques for effective large-scale development Leveraging Windows 2000's security capabilities Get up-to-speed on the Win32 API, fast! The #1 best-seller now completely updated! For years, Marshall Brain's Win32 System Services has been the world's #1 resource for Windows developers seeking to master Win32 services in real-world application development. Now, this worldwide bestseller has been fully updated to reflect the latest Win32 enhancements in Windows 2000 and Windows 98! Each self-contained chapter covers a different API service: Win32 files, directory and drive structure, processes and threads, synchronization mechanisms, network communications, Remote Procedure Calls, security, consoles, communications ports, accessing system information, using DLLs to modularize programs, and much more. You'll find practical guidance on when to use each service, today's best techniques for integrating services into complex, enterprise-class applications, and extensive proven code examples. Whether you're an experienced Windows developer seeking to deepen your system programming skills, or you're porting applications from other environments, Win32 System Services - The Heart of Windows 98 and Windows 2000, Third Edition will be your most valuable resource. About the CD-ROM The accompanying CD-ROM contains all the source code presented in the book.Brain, Marshall is the author of 'Win 32 System Services The Heart of Windows 98 and Windows 2000', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130225573 and ISBN 0130225576.