Saturday, May 30, 2009

The .NET Architecture


The .NET Architecture
.NET security is not an island of technology, but a slice of a larger entity called the .NET Framework. Basic understanding of the .NET Framework is required before attempting .NET security programming. This chapter presents the basic concepts of the .NET Framework architecture and programming. This is an overview and is not intended to replace the independent study required for a mastery of this subject. (For a comprehensive discussion on the .NET Framework from a developer's perspective, I recommend .NET Framework Essentials by Thun L. Thai and Hoang Q. Lam, O'Reilly & Associates, February 2002.)


Microsoft .NET is not just a different spin on the Win32 operating model. Furthermore, despite reports to the contrary, it is not Java in wolf's clothing. You will never understand or adequately explain .NET simply by comparing it to existing products. .NET is new. As such, .NET introduces a fresh operating modality and perspective on computing software and devices

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