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    Hi there.

    I just wanted to know what's the difference between some functions:
    the difference between the WNDCLASS class and the WNDCLASSEX class.
    the difference between CreateWindow(...) and CreateWindowEx(..).

    What's this Ex thing.

    I used to use the non Ex things but now, I'm learning OpenGL and I see this things everywere. I think they may be a better way of creating windows which is more suitable for graphics. Correct me if i'm wrong.

    well, Theanks.

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    CreateWindowEx has an extra parameter that allows you to specify the extended style of the window. Otherwise, both functions are identical.

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