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DirectX 11.1 Game Programming by Pooya Eimandar

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Introduction to C++/CX

Microsoft C++ with Component Extensions (C++/CX) is an update to Microsoft C++, which is the language for developing a Windows Store game running on DirectX 11.1. It is truly mapped out to the new generation of the native C++ programming and is similar to C++/CLI; it is actually native code and not managed code. C++/CX is needed when you want to write C++ code-behind for Windows Store applications which uses the XAML user interface. Alternatively, it creates a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) to be called out from a Windows Store application, which is built using JavaScript, C#, or Visual Basic. And finally, it writes the Windows Store game using DirectX 11.1.

C++/CX brings the power of C++ along with the ease of programming. ...

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