I'm willing to be a guinea pig. :)
Tutorials on how to make an XP would be good too.
Anna M. Dobritt
Cartography Unlimited for RPGs
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, "L. Lee Saunders" <saunderl@h...>
> The Microsoft .Net Framework has been our since 2002. When it was
> released I tried to integrate it with CC2. Building an unmanaged
> (XP) that ran under CC2 was simple but trying to call managed C# or
> code from an unmanaged dll was out of the range of most casual
> (Or full time programmers, like myself, that only wanted to do this
> hobby and not for work.)
> But now with the release of the 2.0 version of the Framework, most
> interop issues are fixed so it is quite simple.
> Microsoft is giving away the scaled down version of there IDE at:
> You can download the C#, the VB and the C++ editions! To create a
> dll you will also need to download (for free) the Win32 SDK, but
> explained on the C++ express edition page.
> I've rewritten the random name generator XP that I did as a bridge
> C++ and VB6, in C#. It works flawlessly. This opens up the ease
of use C#
> for things like database access and forms programming. It does not
> programmer out of having to learn the CC2 entites database and
> though. Maybe a bridge can be created later but not now.
> So, is there enough interest in writing hybrid C++/C# or VB.Net
XP's on this
> list for some tutorials? (I'll also need one or two guinea pigs as
> Or, should we, as members of the list, concentrate on writing XP's
> and helping new programmers up the C++ learning curve?
> L. Lee Saunders