Thursday, 02 August 2012
.NET is a framework developed my Microsoft that runs primarily on Windows. It provides a large library and code language interoperability between several programming languages. .NET was released back in 2002 and is now on version 4.0. It has become the standard for all Microsoft related development work.
.NET 4.0 includes the following improvements:
- Improvements in Common Language Runtime (CLR) and Base Class Library (BCL)
- Innovations in the Visual Basic and C# languages, for example statement lambdas, implicit line continuations, dynamic dispatch, and named/optional parameters.
- Improvements in Data Access and Modeling
- Enhancements to ASP.NET
- Improvements in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
- Improvements to Windows Workflow (WF) that enable developers to better host and interact with workflows.
- Improvements to Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) such as support for WCF Workflow Services enabling workflow programs with messaging activities, correlation support
- Innovative new parallel-programming features such as parallel loop support, Task Parallel Library (TPL), Parallel LINQ (PLINQ), and coordination data structures which let developers harness the power of multi-core processors
System Requirements of .NET framework 4.0
- Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7
Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003
Windows XP Service Pack
- Windows Installer 3.1 or later
- Internet Explorer 5.01 or later
Download .NET Framework 4.0 Offline Installer here
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