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Using C# types from C++/CX in Windows 8 Store Apps

| Thursday, September 13, 2012
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One of the best things happened to Windows 8 Store Apps (aka Metro apps) is the option to write apps and games with pure, native C++, with the help of CX extensions.

Aside from performance gained by using C++, being able to develop with C++ in Windows 8 Apps addresses one of the most requested scenarios: Porting and Code Sharing.

Lets say that you’re the creator of a famous Mobile Application, developed using C++ for Android and other platforms, and you may want to port this great app, or pieces of it to run under Windows 8.

Before running and picking C++ as the main project for your application, first thing to ask: Is it really necessary to develop the UI using C++?

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