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lucille
01-27-2008, 12:16 AM
getting ready to jump into the api--should I play it safe with 2005 or buy 2008?
comments appreciated--
thanks

paul

cmogk
01-27-2008, 01:09 AM
Visual Studio 2005, SP1 compiler is used to build Maya 2008 on Windows. Using this compiler will guarantee binary compatibility when building plug-ins.

Buexe
01-27-2008, 11:20 AM
I`m using visual studio 2008 for a rather complex plug-in project and it works without any noticable flaws for me.

FredAtMicrosoft
01-31-2008, 12:08 AM
If you're in the US and have the chance to attend one of the Heroes Happen Here launch events, you can attend and see if VS 2008 is a good move for you. There'll be plenty of experts on hand to field any questions, plus you get a free promotional version of Visual Studio 2008 for attending, so that might help you figure it out too.

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Fred Recklng
Microsoft Grassroots Manager
www.microsoft.com/2008jointlaunch (http://www.microsoft.com/2008jointlaunch)

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