Resources for “Developing for Windows on Linux”

Command-Line Options for Debugging with Wine:

GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) Source Code:

Linux Journal FTP Site:

MinGW: a collection of freely available and freely distributable Windows specific header files and import libraries combined with GNU toolsets:

MinGW “Related Sites” Page (more Win32 tools):

Petzold, Charles. Programming Windows, Fifth Edition. Microsoft Press. 1999.

The home page for the IRC channel #winprog offers a useful Win32 tutorial:



Joey Bernard has a background in both physics and computer science. This serves him well in his day job as a computational research consultant at the University of New Brunswick. He also teaches computational physics and parallel programming.


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Re: Resources for Developing for Windows on Linux

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My compiler had an error of too few arguments and I had to modify the error box as follows:

if (!RegisterClass(&wndclass)) {
MessageBox(NULL,TEXT("This program requires Windows NT."),NULL,MB_OK);
return 0;

Per the MSDN web page:

Re: Resources for Developing for Windows on Linux

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