.NET is a software development platform developed by Microsoft. It runs on Microsoft Windows OS. .NET provides tools and libraries that allow developers to develop applications and services much easily, faster and secure by using a convenient way.
Introduced RyuJIT, a new JIT compiler for 64-bit systems
Introduced Open Source .Net Framework Packages
Support for Code page encodings
Improvements to event tracing
Includes performance and debugging improvements
Support for automatic binding redirection
Expanded support for Windows Store apps
Features Enhancements to CLR 4.0
Support for building Windows Store apps
Features Enhancement to WPF, WCF, WF, and ASP.NET
Introduced CLR 4.0
Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)
Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR)
Task Parallel Library
Built-In AJAX Support
Multi-targeting Framework Support
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Windows Communications Foundation (WCF)
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), and CardSpace
Introduced CLR 2.0
Generics and generic collections
Introduced many new controls and features to ASP.NET
Features Enhancement to ASP.NET and ADO.NET
Built-in support for mobile ASP.NET controls
Built-in support for ODBC and databases
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) support
Introduced CLR 1.0
Support for Object-oriented Web application development
Use of DLL class libraries
CLR 3.0 is skipped by Microsoft.
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