C# – Understanding .Net Framework and Compalition
Today we have a topic that we hear it all throughout the lifecycle of a software development process.
The .Net Framework consists of ;
- Runtime (Common Language Runtime, (CLR) ‘protection buble’, manage memory, protects user’s machine, etc.
- .Net Framework Class Library (FCL, Base Class Library, BCL) – thousand of classes built by Microsoft for every imaginable purposes.
- Compilers(C# compiler, VB compiler) – turns human readable source code into Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSI, IL) and packaged into a .NET assembly (.exe – executable, or .dll – class library)
- Many other tools features
Initial compliation to Indermediate language, then a second compliation JIT – Just in Time Compliation – an optimed version of the assembly for the specific hardware and software. Happens at first request on that computer.