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I'm a BSc Computer Engineering student and I can program with VB(3) good enough (for me!). I'm at the beginning of a new project (the big one) where I would like to use VB (productivity, functionality, good understanding) but in some parts (like internal calculations) I need maximum speed and the use of assembly language (like in C with asm ... end) because I'm going to make a hardware emulator.

Please tell me how can I use VB (3 or 4) but write some parts of the needed code in C?  I'm willing to learn some VC if making a DLL is the appropriate way of doing this...

If it is (making a DLL) please tell me how, and also if the functions in a DLL can contain assembly code.

The platform I'm tageting to is Win 3.x (cause my college use them) and maybe Win95 (cause I use them! :)

Note: currently I have VB 3, VB 4, BC 5.0

Looking forward your help...
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Yes, it is okay to include ASM in the DLL, the user (= the program which call the dll) of a DLL can't see how the DLL is made. So you are free to make the DLL in C, C++ or assembler or a mix of them.

You are correct, to make a DLL is the way to do it!

There are no reason for learning Visual C (VC) when you have Borland C(++) version 5.0

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