I am trying to learn how to create windows applications using microsoft visual c++ 2008. What is the difference between a Win32 Application and a Windows Form Application? Also does anyone know any good online tutorials or books on creating windows applications?

Win32 vs MFC

I really like this tutorial on MFC. Just start with the intro.

commented: good link on MFC +3

can you develop using MFC in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Express Edition or do you need to have at least the standard edition?

You'll need the standard or better. I forgot to mention that.

You can download the PRO version from here.
It's a 90 day trial, so you can experiment with MFC for 3 months ;)

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