.NET Reference Guide
by Jim Mischel
Number of pages: 849
Microsoft .NET is Microsoft's platform for building secure, portable, connected applications. It provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model and a common set of API functions that you can use across many different platforms and devices, using the programming language that you prefer. Today, eight years since version 1.0 was first released, the .NET Framework is a mature and stable software platform with a very large base and an extensive array of development tools.
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