Are Interfaces supported in (Microsoft) unmanaged C++?


In the C#/.Net Managed Interfaces are supported.

Are interfaces supported in unmanaged C++?
I know I can create an abstract class with virtual function pointers which simulate an interface definition.
But, does the concept of a C# style interface exist?

jxbmaSoftware ConsultantAsked:
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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
No, C++ doesn't have an actual Interface type.

If you think about it, C++ supports multiple inheritance so has no need for a specific interface type.

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jxbmaSoftware ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Cool beans.
That's what I thought.
One of my C++ projects required interfaces. This was implemented using abstract classes with only pure virtual functions and no implementations and no data members; and also used virtual destructors.
jxbmaSoftware ConsultantAuthor Commented:
phoffric::>> How did you wrap/expose the classes in that project to be consumed by a C# (managed) client?

>> How did you wrap/expose the classes in that project to be consumed by a C#
This question was not in the OP. My project didn't use C# so this was a non-issue.
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