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NewsThe API behind the API Pin
Terrence Dorsey27-Jan-13 12:17
staffTerrence Dorsey27-Jan-13 12:17 
Despite what anyone might tell you, the Windows Runtime API is not a clean break from the past. Like .NET before it, WinRT includes a backdoor without which it would be practically useless. The Common Language Runtime’s backdoor was called Platform Invocation Services or P/Invoke for short. It was amazingly powerful, but also complex and troublesome. WinRT’s backdoor is a lot simpler. It’s called reinterpret_cast.
You winrt_cast a spell on me...

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