Re: Should Globally Needed Objects be Members in Main Frame, Application, or be Global?

"AliR" <AliR@online.nospam>
Fri, 25 Aug 2006 15:04:33 -0500
I typically create a singleton or static class for global variables.
Static class is my favorite because it requires the least amount of work.

class CGlobals

    static long GetValue();
    static void SetValue(long Value);
    static long m_Value;


"Artist" <> wrote in message

I have been making objects needed by my entire application members either
the Main Frame ( main window derived from CMDIFrameWnd ) or the


(derived from CWinApp ). To get to these members I use either GetMainWnd()
or AfxGetApp() to get pointers I can access them with. Now I wonder if


is any reason not to make these objects global so the use of GetMainWnd()


AfxGetApp() can be dispensed with.

What are the the relative merits of putting objects needed globally for


duration of program execution in these three places?

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