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C++ Equivalent to the VB TypeOf and GetType Operators

There is no direct equivalent in C++ to the VB 'TypeOf' operator, but you can replicate the behavior by testing the result of a 'dynamic_cast':

VB.NET C++
Dim b As Boolean = TypeOf f Is Foo bool b = dynamic_cast<Foo*>(f) != nullptr;

C++ 'typeid' is only equivalent to VB 'GetType' for template type parameters:

VB.NET C++
Private Sub method(Of T)()
    Dim x As Type = GetType(T)
End Sub
template<typename T>
void method()
{
    std::type_info t = typeid(T);
}


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