Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

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What is Microsoft Visual Studio .NET?

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET is software that provides the user with development tools for building applications and services for the Web, desktop and mobile platforms. The software utilizes the MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate Language) format, now known as CSIL (Common Intermediate Language), for the development of applications. This enables the applications to execute on different machines of different platforms, as it utilizes the “just-in time” compilation system to execute in a language suitable for the platform. However, CIL-compiled programs can only execute on machines that run an implantation of CIL.

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET was released in 2002, with the beta version released through Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN). The software ships with four different versions: Professional, Enterprise Developer, Enterprise Architect and Academic.

All versions provide the following core languages: Visual Basic .NET, Visual C++ .NET, Visual C# .NET and Visual J# .NET. All versions likewise allow developers to do the following: create and use XML Web services, build Web apps, build desktop apps, and design tables and views on SQL Server Desktop Engine.

The Academic version also includes assignment management and application wizards (for students), and assignment management and code extraction (for educators).

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