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EF6.0.2 RTM Available
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.NET Framework Development Guide
Learn how to create,
deploy your .NET Framework apps with our
roadmap. Check out the
how-to and walkthrough directory to find the code examples that you need. Also learn how to write
cross-platform libraries with Portable Class Libraries.
What’s New in the .NET Framework 4.5
Read about the many new features and enhancements, including the new
asynchronous programming model, the new
Workflow authoring and versioning enhancements, and support for
creating Windows Store apps.
Developing Apps for Microsoft Platforms
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