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Does simconnect support VB.NET 2003?

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Hi, I'm a beginner programmer. I that true that simconnect doesn't support Visual Studio .NET 2003?Thanks

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>I that true that simconnect doesn't support Visual Studio .NET>2003?No. At least not for C/C++ programs. I'm not sure about VB, but if not it will only be because the wrappers are not quite the same.It is just a bit easier with 2005 because that now contains built-in Manifest generation and embedding. SimConnect needs a Manifest which states the version your program is compatible with. It is all to do with the "side by side" DLL installation of SimConnect. As new versions appear, the old versions will still be used by old programs, according to their Manifests.If you compile a program (.EXE) for Simconnect with 2003 you'll need to provide a manifest file alongside it, in the same folder. There's a sample manifest file in the SDK -- just rename it to match your EXE.It is cleaner to build the Manifest into the EXE as a resource, and there is a utility for that (MT.EXE) which you may be able to download from a Microsoft website someplace. For DLLs and C/C++ GAUges (which are also DLLs) I think you have to build the Manifest into the module.RegardsPete

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For VB i can say only 2005 (VS8) is supported since it uses features that haven't been in VB .NET 2003 like template classes (type parameters).

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I have been able to build a C/C++ project using simconnect.dll in Visual Studio .NET 2003, however I had to manually copy simconnect.dll into the same folder as my executable due to the lack of a manifest that was compatible with the side by side installation of said DLL.VB.NET would be managed code however and I do not know anything about the compatibility with that.

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Don't forget about the "Express" versions of all of the Visual Studio 2005 products.

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