Nothing in recent times has drawn more attentions of developers than Microsoft's new .net platform. Reason is simple. It is going to bring about a major change in the way applications are developed.C++ is the only language in the world today that can help you write managed as well as unmanaged code in the same application. This has a major implications. You can continue to use your existing code at the same time exploit the features offered by .NET, Microsoft's bold new technology. With access to .net base classes C++ developers would have more flexibility and power.packed with plenty of programs, this book would help developers understand and enjoy the benefits of .net, tickling their humor bones at times.