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Is NX Open C being depricated?

I have been programming with the NXOpen C api for over 12 years and am quite comfortable.

 

Looking through the docs for .NET I noticed a few functions that are not available in Open C

 

For example there is no equivalent to SetUpdateFailureAction.

 

Are all API calls available in Open C?

 

 

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Re: Is NX Open C being depricated?

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Reading the docs, maybe it is, looks like I need to move to NX Open for C++ to get the full common API.

 

About NX Open - Available Toolkits

 

although thre are Sample NX Open C documents as new as yesterday.

Sample Open C API program : report closed components

 

Clarification please.

Re: Is NX Open C being depricated?

GRIP and NXOpen C are no longer extended, they are just maintained to keep their current functionality.

 

The managed NXOpen common API for C++, .NET and Java is extended to support all the newly introduced functionality.

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Re: Is NX Open C being depricated?

Stefan, 

 

Thanks. As i expected. Was hoping to not change.

Looks like I can use a combination of C and C++ while I transition my old code.

Re: Is NX Open C being depricated?

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Yes, you can use a combination of Open C and any of the NX Open API languages. All of the NX Open API language bindings have wrapper classes to access all of the Open C functions. NX Objects have a .tag property to allow easy use of them with Open C wrappers. There is an ObjectManager that will return a NXObject, given a tag, to go the other way.