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Learning Angular for .NET Developers by Rajesh Gunasundaram

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The traditional .NET Framework

Since the beginnings of .NET, the desktop and console applications have been bootstrapped by executable files and the traditional ASP.NET applications are bootstrapped by IIS using an ISAPI DLL. The applications written in any language supported by .NET are compiled to an assembly. An assembly is an EXE or DLL file containing Intermediate Language (IL). This IL file needs to be compiled to native code as the operating systems and CPUs don't understand IL, and this is called just-in-time (JIT) compiling.

JIT compiles the IL code to native code just before it executes on the machine where the assemblies are deployed. The JIT functionality is part of the .NET CLR or common language runtime.

The CLR is responsible ...

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