Re: Managed DX - deprecated or supported?



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Can anybody shed a light on what happens with .NET support in DX?

Three choices:
- XNA Game Studio
- SlimDX
- custom wrapper

You can use XNA Game Studio; you can write non-game apps with it if
you want, but its a different object model than Managed DX.

SlimDX is more like MDX in that it is a thin wrapper around the native
DirectX APIs. It is well maintained.

You can write a custom wrapper around the native API functionality
that you need. This is only feasible if you need a reasonably small
portion of the API and have the proficiency to do the managed C++ code
that will interoperate between the native API and the managed API you
create for your application.
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