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    Banned timeshifter's Avatar
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    VB and pointers?

    I'm curious if VB has any plans on allowing pointers in the code. To my best calculations, I've been able to recode some GDI+ functions using C# and pointers to a higher performance standard than GDI+. Considering I've been a .NET developer for less than a year, I'm not sure what to think of that.

    Is there any potential/want/need for VB to support pointers in the future?

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    Interweb adm/o/distrator Paul M's Avatar
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    Re: VB and pointers?

    VB has IntPtr but it doesn't have as many operations as those in C#. If you need to for the moment you have to include a C# project in your solution.

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