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.NET Common Language Runtime Unleashed by Kevin Burton

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Appendix D. The Common Language Runtime as Compared to the Java Virtual Machine

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Don Box once gave a talk titled “Dot Net: How, Why, and Where?” at a DevelopMentor .NET Conference. He commented, “We are moving to a world where there are basically two places [that] code runs: the JVM and the CLR” (http://technetcast.ddj.com/tnc_play_stream.html?stream_id=604).

If this is true, then JVM as a platform and Java as language deserve some treatment. This Appendix compares the Common Language Runtime (CLR) and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Many of the features and functionality of both ...

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