Microsoft Windows API

The Microsoft Windows API provides a set of functions that are generally supported on both 32 and 64-bit Windows.


The official reference


Originally called the Win32 API, the name Windows API its roots in 16-bit Windows and its current support of 32 and 64-bit Windows.

Tk and Tcl use the Win32 API to access OS functions and draw on the screen.

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See Also

How Tcl accesses the Win32 API