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A Programmer's Guide to .NET by Alexei Fedorov

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Chapter 3. The .NET Framework class library – types and structures

In this chapter we will start our journey through the .NET Framework class library – a set of namespaces, classes, interfaces, and value types that are used in our .NET applications, components, and controls. Contrary to class libraries such as Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) or Borland Visual Class Library (VCL), the .NET Framework class library is language-independent. This means it can be used from any programming language, such as Visual Basic.NET, C#.NET, C++ with ...

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