Do you have some book suggestions that will help get me up to speed? The focus should probably be c++ and MFC, but I'm getting the impression that Windows Development is moving away from that to c# and .Net so I could use some info on that as well.
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I've been *very* impressed with Windows Development Power Tools. I too came from a C++ background in other development environments (MS and Unix). There is a incredible wealth of information in this book that lets you exploit Windows through C#.
I'd also recommend the C# In a Nutshell 3.0 . This has the latest (and awesome) C# features. You should get the Hejlsberg book as well as a very well written reference.
After C#, there is no turning back to C++.
Best of both worlds (Java and C++).