it's the combination of here and in other threads. cboard in general seems very hostile to C++/CLI. Basically, people seem willing to accept C# for what it is, but can't deal with C++/CLI which accomplishes much of the same goal. I personally would prefer to do my windows coding in C++ in the future. So I am thrilled that there is this alternative to C#. That's the perspective I'm coming from. I don't wish for C++ to fade simply because of our stubbornessOriginally Posted by Mario F.