The .NET Framework is a massive set of classes, structures, enumerations, and so on, organized into a set of namespaces and based on a common language runtime. Understanding those namespaces and how the common language runtime works will give you a better understanding of the capabilities of the .NET Framework and how to create applications, controls, and services with Visual C++ .NET.
In this hour, you will learn more about the .NET Framework and the common language runtime (CLR). You will also learn more about the architecture and how memory is managed.
Specifically, in this hour you will learn:
The major .NET Framework namespaces
The commonly used .NET classes
How applications are packaged for .NET
How the common language runtime works