Core Development Technologies 

.NET Framework 3.0

This topic provides links to information on standard application development tasks in the .NET Framework.

In This Section

Development Fundamentals

Provides links to information on basic constructs used in application development.

Configuring Applications

Explains how developers and administrators can apply settings to various types of configuration files.

Data Access

Provides links to information about how to use the .NET Framework with data sources such as ADO.NET, Microsoft SQL Server, OLE DB, and XML.

Debugging and Profiling Applications

Explains how to test, optimize, and profile .NET Framework applications and the application environment. This section includes information for administrators as well as developers.

Deploying .NET Framework Applications

Shows how to create a self-described, self-contained application, whether the application is a Windows Forms application, an ASP.NET application, or a control to download.

Encoding and Localization

Explains the extensive support the .NET Framework provides for developing international applications.

Server-based Components

Describes how to use file system, installation, messaging, and system monitoring components.

Side-by-Side Execution

Explains what side-by-side execution is and how you can use it to run multiple copies of an application, a component, or the entire runtime.

Related Sections

Advanced Development Technologies

Provides links to information on sophisticated development tasks and techniques in the .NET Framework.

Security in the .NET Framework

Provides links to information on the classes and services in the .NET Framework that facilitate secure application development.

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