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Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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18.5. The Last Word

Although databases and websites make a perfect fit, nothing is preventing you from using the classes in the .NET Framework to access other types of data, including files. In fact, the code you use to interact with the file system is the same as what you would use in a desktop application or any .NET program. Thanks to the .NET Framework, you can finally solve common programming problems in the same way, regardless of the type of application you're creating.

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