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Common Language Runtime
The .NET Framework provides a run-time environment called the common language runtime, which runs the code and provides services that make the development process easier.
In This Section
- Common Language Runtime Overview
Introduces managed code, managed data, and metadata, and describes key features of the common language runtime.
- Managed Execution Process
Describes the steps required to take advantage of the common language runtime.
- Automatic Memory Management
Describes how the garbage collector allocates and releases memory.