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    Smile Loss of Control by Moving from MFC to .Net

    Hell all
    My question is
    what is the loss in terms of control over the window objects by moving from win32 or MFC to .Net
    what one can except from .net
    what are the things i need to sacrifice...

    Any answers will highly appreciated..
    Thanks in advance..

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    Re: Loss of Control by Moving from MFC to .Net

    IMO, there isn't any loss of control moving from MFC to .Net. I will say in earlier versions of .Net (like 1.0 and 1.1) is was a bit confusing as to what Win32 functionality was implemented in .Net and what wasn't. However, .Net has matured quite a bit since then. If you are just starting with .Net, I would suggest learning WPF w/C# right off the bat and skip learning WinForms.

    I'm not going to kid you - transitioning from MFC to WPF or WinForms is going to be a bit of a learning curve, but no more than learning MFC to begin with (and probably quite a bit less).

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