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hello all. i just wanted to ask what is the difference between Managed Directx to Unmanaged? i heard about it somewhere and i have no idea:X thanks in advance

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Broadly speaking...

Managed DirectX is linked in with the .NET framework and languages. Any of the .Net languages can use it - popular ones being C#, VB and MC++.

Native DirectX is the original form - only accessable via C and C++ (possibly others via obscure methods!).

From a functional standpoint they are the same - it's just two different ways of getting the job done. Pick whichever suits what you want/need to do [smile]

hth
Jack

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My 2 cents :D,
Although Jack has basically said it.
The difference is that Managed DirectX is a way of bringing Managed languages into play when developing DirectX applications. Such as C#, VB.NET, Managed C++ or the new C++/CLI.

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