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GeneralRe: MFC? WinForms? I gotta ask... why? Pin
Steve Naidamast28-Feb-24 4:24
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cegarman28-Feb-24 5:09
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Rick York28-Feb-24 4:53
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Stacy Dudovitz28-Feb-24 7:28
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Joe Woodbury28-Feb-24 16:31
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For an app with a complex UI, I prefer Qt. For quick UI utilities, for me nothing beats MFC.

About ten years ago, I was tasked to write a GUI utility to support a feature on the embedded system I worked on. The app to configure the back end was a WinForms/C# app. IF they eventually wanted to integrate my utility, we felt it best if I wrote it in C#/WinForms.

I ported our base C++ code to C#, which was a giant pain due to so much p/invoke and having to write a layer of COM code (in C++, we could could use IOCTL since we didn't need as much functionality.) After spending about 30 hours on the WinForms UI, I got frustrated implementing a feature and spent a weekend writing an MFC version. It took me less than 15 hours. It did clear my mind, though it took another three or so days to finish the WinForms version.

So, 15 hours for MFC vs 45 for WinForms though, to be fair, the WinForms version was fully resizable; the MFC version was not.
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