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Brief Information about the Dec '03 CSIG Meeting
C# and .NET
Welcome to the CSIG, a Special Interest Group of the ACGNJ.
We have a special guest speaker this month. James Carr will discuss Microsoft's C# and .NET along with a demonstration of the compiler working environment. James is a certified MCSD.NET + MCT (Trainer) for Microsoft.
Here's some information from the Microsoft Website (http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/technologyinfo/overview/)
What Is Microsoft .NET?
Microsoft .NET is software that connects information, people, systems, and devices. It spans clients, servers, and developer tools, and consists of:
- The .NET Framework 1.1, used for building and running all kinds of software, including
Web-based applications, smart client applications, and XML Web services�components that
facilitate integration by sharing data and functionality over a network through standard,
platform-independent protocols such as XML (Extensible Markup Language), SOAP, and HTTP.
Developer tools, such as Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET 2003 which provides an
integrated development environment (IDE) for maximizing developer productivity with the
A set of servers, including Microsoft Windows® Server 2003, Microsoft SQL Server™,
and Microsoft BizTalk® Server, that integrates, runs, operates, and manages Web services
and Web-based applications.
Client software, such as Windows XP, Windows CE, and Microsoft Office XP, that helps
developers deliver a deep and compelling user experience across a family of devices and
What Is the .NET Framework?
The .NET Framework is an integral Windows component for building and running the next
generation of software applications and Web services. The .NET Framework:
Supports over 20 different programming languages.
Manages much of the plumbing involved in developing software, enabling developers to
focus on the core business logic code.
Makes it easier than ever before to build, deploy, and administer secure,
robust, and high-performing applications.
"Random Access" questions start at 7:30 Tuesday night.
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For help, email me at b a r n o l d @ i e e e . o r g
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