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Microsoft .Net is an umbrella term that applies to a collection of products and technologies from Microsoft. All have in common a dependence on the Microsoft .NET Framework, a component of the Windows operating system.
Microsoft products and components that fall into the .NET category include:
- The Microsoft .NET Framework, an operating system component required by all .NET products.
- .NET Passport
- Microsoft .NET Framework items
- ADO.NET, a data access library
- ASP.NET, web page development
- Managed code
- Common Language Runtime
- Common Language Infrastructure
- Common Intermediate Language
- Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL)
- Common Type System
- Tools and Languages
- Other items