Windows 10 System Programming
Windows 10 System Programming
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Windows 10 System Programming

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Last updated on 2020-01-18

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Foundations
    • Windows Architecture Overview
      • Processes
      • Dynamic Link Libraries
      • Virtual Memory
      • Threads
      • General System Architecture
    • Windows Application Development
      • Your First Application
    • Working with Strings
      • Strings in the C/C++ Runtime
      • String Output Parameters
      • Safe String Functions
    • 32 bit vs. 64 bit Development
    • Coding Conventions
      • C++ Usage
    • Handling API Errors
      • Defining Custom Error Codes
    • The Windows Version
      • Getting the Windows Version
    • Exercises
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Objects and Handles
    • Kernel Objects
      • Running a Single Instance Process
    • Handles
      • Pseudo Handles
      • RAII for Handles
      • Using WIL
    • Creating Objects
    • Object Names
    • Sharing Kernel Objects
      • Sharing by Name
      • Sharing by Handle Duplication
    • Private Object Namespaces
      • Bonus: WIL Wrappers for Private Namespaces
    • Other Objects and Handles
      • User Objects
      • GDI Objects
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Processes
    • Process Basics
      • Processes in Process Explorer
    • Process Creation
      • The main Functions
      • Process Environment Variables
    • Creating Processes
      • Handle Inheritance
      • Process Drive Directories
      • Process (and Thread) Attributes
      • Protected and PPL Processes
      • UWP Processes
      • Minimal and Pico Processes
    • Process Termination
    • Enumerating Processes
      • Using EnumProcesses
      • Using the Toolhelp Functions
      • Using the WTS Functions
      • Using the Native API
    • Exercises
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Jobs
    • Introduction to Jobs
    • Creating Jobs
    • Nested Jobs
    • Querying Job Information
      • Job Accounting Information
      • Querying for Job Process List
    • Setting Job Limits
      • CPU Rate Limit
      • User Interface Limits
    • Job Notifications
    • Silos
    • Exercises
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Threads Basics
    • Introduction
      • Sockets, Cores and Logical Processors
    • Creating and Managing Threads
      • The Primes Counter Application
      • Running Primes Counter
    • Terminating Threads
    • A Thread’s Stack
    • Summary

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