Plug-in template for vb.net or c#

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lsindhu
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Plug-in template for vb.net or c#

Postby lsindhu » Thu Aug 09, 2007 6:29 pm

Hello,

Do you have a sample plug-in template for VB.net or C# or can you point to a resource.?

Thanks
S

MichaelNesmith
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Postby MichaelNesmith » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:29 pm

VB.NET and C# cannot build ordinary DLLs which are capable of exporting standard Win32 calling convention functions. Thus, they cannot be used as InstallAware plug-ins.

Delphi.NET does let you build Win32 DLLs through a process known as Reverse P/Invoke; however in this case you have to make sure that the full .NET Runtime is installed before the plug-in ever gets called.

Thus its generally recommended to build plug-ins in a native Win32 language.
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