Sample console calendar application which eats the mm.YYYY from the parameters and draws the calendar for the selected month inside the console. Output is based on the current locale. Platform: Windows Language: C++ IDE: Visual Studio 2010 Source code is freely available on GitHub: https://github.com/pgurenko/ConsoleCalend Made this utility in a few hours as a test project to job interview. The hardest part here was not the actual logic of the program but what WinAPIs to use. Because I had no practice with locale APIs under Windows, most of the time I spent googling "best way to"... Just browse the code - it worth looking at.