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Targeting 64 bit

Now that .NET is all the rage and 64 bit Windows is also coming, I notice that most of Microsoft's developer tools target .NET rather than Win32.

I am wondering, which developer tools, Microsoft or otherwise, target Win64?
Andrew Brehm Send private email
Friday, March 24, 2006
Errm, .NET.
Monday, March 27, 2006
If you compile using .NET 2.0 and you have all of the platforms installed (well I have them all anyways) you will run the app as 64bit under a 64bit OS and as a 32bit app on a 32bit OS.  I tried it with my XP64 and my wife's XP Pro.
SteveM Send private email
Monday, March 27, 2006
"Errm, .NET."

Yes, but I was wondering about Win64, not .NET.
Andrew Brehm Send private email
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
You can create native Win64 binaries using Visual Studio. At one time you could do this with the latest SDK and version 6.0, but now they make you upgrade to at least Visual Studio 2003.

For Delphi I believe it is going to be in the next release. Last time I looked at the Delphi compiler blog they said they were shooting for 2007.
Steve Wiseman Send private email
Tuesday, March 28, 2006

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