Windows Template Library (WTL) is a C++ library for developing Windows applications and UI components.

It extends ATL (Active Template Library) and provides a set of classes for controls, dialogs, frame windows, GDI objects, and more.

Project Home:

WTL Project Page

WTL Links:

WTL Discussion List at Yahoo Groups

Code Project WTL Page

WTL Zone at

Chris Sells’ Tools page

WTL Makes UI Programming a Joy, Part 1: The Basics

WTL Makes UI Programming a Joy, Part 2: The bells and whistles

WTL 3.1 Quick Reference from Pallium

A Quick MFC and WTL Comparison by Kenn Scribner

MindCracker WTL Page

WTL Article by Massimo Mozzi (Italian)

WTL Internals Page (Japanese)

WTL Article on (Russian)

WTL On CodeProject

Quick guide:

WTL – Applications
WTL – Beginners
WTL – General
WTL – Multimedia
WTL – Shell Programming