Microsoft .NET Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

.Net Framework 2.0 contains substantial improvements to version 1.0
4.0  (163 votes)
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Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 comes in two forms, in a redistributable package or ready to install. It supports all these Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 needs Windows Installer 3.0 and Internet Explorer 5.01 or later for its installation, and the space required in hard disk is 280 MB for x86 systems and 610 MB for x64 systems.

The Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 is the way in which Microsoft manages the programming model to develop applications on Windows clients, servers and mobile devices. Those applications may be Web Applications, server applications, console applications, database applications and more.

To manage all this, the Framework includes its own classes library that contains Windows Presentation Foundation which obtains excellent visual results during the user experience on Windows clients. Windows Communication Foundation enables communication among applications on the enterprise. Windows Workflow Foundation allows developers to do workflows, the component for reach a high-performance and interactive web-based applications and Libraries for XML, data, IO, and much more.

Rodrigo Maldonado
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  • All the framework is contained in just one package that you can install easily and then use this revolutionary schema


  • You need to seek the correct version for your system among a diversity of options
  • You need some technical knowledge
  • to do that
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