How do I program C++ and C# simultaneously in Visual Studio?

Caua Cabral 20 Reputation points

I asked almost everywhere and didn't get an answer, I ended up realizing that it is possible to use C++ and C# In Visual Studio simultaneously, but I don't know how I can do this, and I would also like to know if it is possible to apply this in Windows Forms, if so, how do I do it? Is there any tutorial? Forum? I'm really lost on this. Any help I would appreciate

An object-oriented and type-safe programming language that has its roots in the C family of languages and includes support for component-oriented programming.
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  1. Minxin Yu 10,436 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi, @Caua Cabral

    Do you need C++CLR?

    You could install C++CLI support in Visual Studio Installer.

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    Create a CLR empty project (.Net Framework) and add new item -> CLR Winform.

    Add code in .cpp to run form:

    #include "MyForm.h"
    using namespace System;
    using namespace System::Windows::Forms;
    int main(array < String^>^ args)
        //Project1 Namespace  in MyForm.h
        Project1::MyForm form;
        Application::Run(% form);

    Here is the document: .NET programming with C++/CLI

    Best regards,

    Minxin Yu

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  1. Karen Payne MVP 35,201 Reputation points

    Each language will have its own project and can be used by each other when each project targets the same .NET Framework or .NET Core Framework.

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