Chapter 1. Introducing the .NET Framework 4.5

As a Visual Basic 2012 developer, you need to understand the concepts and technology that empower your applications: the Microsoft .NET Framework. The .NET Framework (also simply known as .NET) is the technology that provides the infrastructure for building the next generation’s applications that you will create for the Desktop, the Web, the Cloud, and over the most recent operating systems such as Windows 8. Although covering every aspect of the .NET Framework is not possible, in this chapter ...

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