VC++ Currency Converter
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This article is about creating a VC++ application called Currency Converter ....

Introduction

This article is about a project called “Currency Converter”. I did this project during my training period in VC++.This is a simple VC++ application which coverts different currency values to desired Indian rupees. Values are received through input dialog. This project will also show you how to develop a basic VC++ application and it upgrades VC++ 6.0 project to Visual Studio 2005 project.


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Background

This article assumes that you have some basic knowledge in C++ concepts like class , member variables, constructor, virtual function etc.  



Basic Work Flow Diagram

The basic steps which I used in the development of the VC++ program are given below.


 


Using the Project

You can open the project both in Visual Studio 6.0 and Visual Studio 2005.

To open the project in Visual Studio 6.0:
  1. Open the project folder and explore “.dsw” extension file.
  2. Click “Build All” button to compile the project and then click the “Execute” button to display the output.
  3. You can view and edit the project as the main source code is given in ‘CurrencyConvertionView and CurrencyConvertionDlg’ classes.
To open the project in Visual Studio 2005:

  1. Open the project folder and explore “.sln” extension file.
  2. Click “Build Project” button from “Build” Menu to compile the project and then click the “Start Debugging” button to display the output.


Points of Interest

Some of the used features and classes of VC++ in this project are: MFC App Wizard, Single Document Interface , SDI Application, CWinApp, CView, CDocument,  CFrameWnd , CString, CDC , CDialog, CComboBox , Visual Studio 6.0,Visual Studio 2005, Currency Convertion,mathematics.



History

08/05/2012 - Article Created


Please download the source code and the associated project binaries form the above link and try experimenting with the source code and binaries.






Currency Converter Source

Currency Converter Binaries

   
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