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The Managed Types

The Managed Types 

The syntax for the declaration of managed types and the creation and use of objects of these types has been significantly altered from Managed Extensions for C++ to Visual C++ 2005. This was done to promote their integration within the ISO-C++ type system. These changes are presented in detail in the following subsections.

In This Section

Declaration of a Managed Class Type

Discusses how to declare a managed class, struct, or interface.

Declaration of a CLR Reference Class Object

Discusses how to declare a reference class type object using a tracking handle.

Declaration of a CLR Array

Explains how to declare and initialize an array.

Changes in Constructor Initialization Order

Discusses key changes in class constructor initialization order.

Changes in Destructor Semantics

Discusses non-deterministic finalization, Finalize versus Dispose, ramifications for reference objects, and use of an explicit Finalize.

Note: The discussion of delegates is deferred until Delegates and Events in order to present them with event members within a class, the general topic of Member Declarations within a Class or Interface. (For a detailed discussion of the rationale behind the introduction of the tracking reference syntax and the general shift in design, see Motivating the New Language Design.)

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