Returns a Platform::Type object that describes the runtime type of an object.
The static Type::GetTypeCode Method can be used to get a Platform::TypeCode Enumeration value that represents the current type. This is mostly useful for built-in types. The type code for any ref class besides Platform::String is Object (1).
The Windows::UI::Xaml::Interop::TypeName class is used in the Windows APIs as a language-independent way of passing type information between Windows components and apps. The TPlatform::Type Class has operators for converting between Type and TypeName.
Use the typeid operator to return a Platform::Type object for a class name, for example when navigating between XAML pages: