What's New in the .NET Framework Version 1.1 

The .NET Framework version 1.1 extends the .NET Framework version 1.0 with new features, improvements to existing features, and enhancements to the documentation. This section provides information about the key additions and modifications.


For information about new features in the .NET Framework version 2.0, see What's New in the .NET Framework Version 2.0.

In This Section

New and Enhanced Features

Describes new technologies, such as the .NET Compact Framework, that are included in the 1.1 version. This topic also describes changes to existing features such as ADO.NET and .NET Framework security.

New Documentation

Describes some important additions to the 1.1 documentation, including secure coding guidelines, information about application deployment, and information about the .NET Compact Framework.

Version Compatibility

Provides information about backward and forward compatibility. For more information about breaking changes that might affect your application, see Breaking Changes in the .NET Framework.

Related Sections

Overview of the .NET Framework

Provides information about key features of the .NET Framework, including the common language runtime, the .NET Framework class library, and cross-language interoperability.

Quick Technology Finder

Provides a quick reference to the major technology areas of the .NET Framework.

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