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.NET Programming: A Practical Guide Using C# by Pradeep Tapadiya

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The Platform

Figure 1.1 shows an overview of the .NET platform.

Figure 1.1. The .NET Platform.

The central component of the .NET platform is the .NET Framework. This consists of a runtime environment called the common language runtime and a set of supporting libraries. The runtime environment controls the installation, loading, and execution of .NET applications. The libraries provide code for common programming tasks, thus increasing developer productivity. The libraries also provide a layer over many OS APIs, providing an isolation from OS dependencies.

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