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Is possible to have/import/generate some dll for communicating from a 4.5 framework

I need to communicate from my PC from a windows 7. I have been through the tutorial 240 Shared Holograms, but I need some dlls for 4.5 framework. Can somebody explain me the steps? the ones in SDK or plugins I cannot import them


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  • Hi @DiegoV,
    I am not very familiar with the networking options available (I typically use built-in solutions like the one provided in HoloToolkit), but if you are using Unity, then you will not be able to use the .Net 4.5 framework. Unity only supports up to 3.5 at this time.

  • Hi @ahillier ,
    I am using unity just for 3d modelling,then I use universal app
  • Hi @ahillier and @DiegoV ,

    I have been wondering about this mono 3.5 vs UWP 4.5 in Unity for a while and just stumbled across the following interesting nugget in the Unity docs:

    Unlike other Unity platforms, Windows Store is not using .NET 3.5 Class Libraries profile, but rather a subset of .NET 4.5. This is due to Windows Store certification requirements. This means that the platform has some incompatibilities compared to other platforms...

    Now that comes from the older 5.3 version of the docs for unity and the 5.4b link doesn't seem to have an updated version of that yet. Of course the HoloLens branch 5.4b10,b14 may differ in some way yet again. But that does start to explain how they are creating a UWP compatible app even though the main Unity platform is based on mono which is still locked on 3.5.

    So @DiegoV, not sure which apis are in their particular subset variant of 4.5 but it sounds like the had to meet some bar for Store compatibility.

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