Intro to Managed C++, Part 2: Mixing Managed and Unmanaged Code
Subject:   Why C#?
Date:   2003-03-07 12:56:51
From:   samgentile
Response to: Why C#?

Good question. The issue is accessibilty from managed code. I have no problem leaving everything in MC++ but there are hordes of .NET programmers who inist on C# or VB and believe it or not call C++ and MC++ "dead" languages in the face of the CLR-) There may be "consumers" of said MC++ code that want to access that code from C# or VB.NET so I show how to do it.

Also, previous to Everett, there was no forms designer in VS.NET so it made sense to "port" the C++ code to managed and then use C# to quickly write up the UI because of its WinForms Visual Designer and then call from it to the MC++ code.

Its not me thats pushing C#. Its Microsoft.

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  1. Why C#?
    2008-02-03 06:41:10  ailyag [View]

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