.NET Framework General Reference

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This section contains reference documentation that pertains to programming with the .NET Framework. Specific reference areas include languages and compilers, reference materials for specific technologies, descriptions of the tools included with the .NET Framework, and a glossary of terms.

Languages and Compilers in the .NET Framework

Provides links to documentation for the languages and compilers contained in the .NET Framework.

Technical References

Contains reference materials for specific technologies, including ASP.NET, performance counters, XML schema binding support, and so forth.

.NET Framework Tools

Describes the set of tools you can use to create, deploy and manage applications and components that target the .NET Framework.

Visual Studio and .NET Framework Glossary

Offers concise definitions for key .NET Framework terminology.