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Windows Programming -- WIN32 API Versus C#

Windows Programming -- WIN32 API Versus C#

Windows Programming -- WIN32 API Versus C#

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I am developing an application where normally(prior to .Net) I would have developed it using the WIN32 API and C. I have read a bit about C# and it seems like it may have a place in the world of application development, but most of the sources I have found seem a bit biased.

Would anybody recommend using C# to develop an application over C/WIN32? My main concerns are that .Net is a little beefy, it seems to me that it adds another layer to speed up development at the expense of speedy execution.

Thank You
scott

RE: Windows Programming -- WIN32 API Versus C#

If - and only if- you believe/follow the .NET philosophy, then work with a language that encompasses it,

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