Overview of Other I/O Capabilities

The .NET Framework has a rich I/O story, of which you saw only the tip of the iceberg here. Other capabilities not discussed here include the following:

Image Isolated storage, a way to store data in a sandbox where it’s associated with an application, usually running in partial trust. Examples include web downloads that are isolated for use by the application (and user) that downloaded it. By erecting an isolation boundary, potentially malicious partial trust applications can do very little harm and can’t disturb other applications’ data. Look at the System.IO.IsolatedStorage namespace if this sounds interesting. ...

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