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Managed Extensions For C++

Managed C++ is an old programming language that lets developers mix native and managed code in the same program. This was important when the .NET Framework first came out, as it allowed existing C++ applications to interoperate with .NET components without requiring a complete rewrite in C# or VB.NET. The language has evolved over time but its use has declined in favor of more modern approaches like C++/CX for Windows Runtime development and C++/CLI for other .NET projects.