Types Of Cpp Applications With Visual Studio

Native C++ programs

  • Applications that natively execute on your computer.
  • For natively executing code you can use the Microsoft Foundation Classes MFC for programming the graphical user interface.

CLR Programs

  • Programs that run under the control of CLR.
  • For window-based applications targeting the CLR, you use Windows Forms as the base for the GUI provided by the .NET Framework libraries.
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