The missing pieces

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Despite the work going into Whidbey and the associated growth in the .NET Framework, today we’re developing against .NET 1.1 and it doesn’t support everything yet.

That said, there is a lot that it does do and the Win32 to .NET API Map is good for pointing out where to look in the framework for experienced Win32 devs.

If the framework doesn’t provide what you want then you can head off to to get details of how to call various Win32 and other unmanaged APIs rather than trying to figure it out yourself over and over.