In information technology, there are many platforms to develop and enhance the use of applications. Software application or program development is the important business stream in IT organizations. There is much scope in this field, which helps organizations in various aspects to perk up their business. IT sector is gaining popularity across the globe with its new technologies. Out of all these platforms and technologies, dot net is an effective platform used for developing applications which compete with java. Most of the organizations use dot net framework to support various operating systems. Dot net developer can easily develop windows or web applications by using various framework tools and libraries.
Dot net platform can support nearly 48 programming languages such as C, C+, C++, C#, ASP dot net, C# dot net, VB dot net, J# dot net, WCF dot net and many more. All these are used to code, design and develop several web or windows applications. In dot net, net is abbreviated form of network enabled technologies. There are many technologies and tools used in this platform to develop software application. It is more efficient than using java. It works faster and makes complex things simpler in a runtime lesser than java. It runs more reliably and easy to build stuff.
It is the integral part for several applications, which runs on windows. For software developers, dot net framework is boon for providing complete and reliable programming model for developing several applications. However, it is the collection of three new things such as:
- Dot Net service: provides web services, Web API, windows applications services, window communication foundation and many more.
- Dot net products: it has many products like C++, C#, visual basic, visual studio 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012 and many more versions.
- Dot net framework: it has many framework technologies like software development kit (SDK), integrated development environment and many others.
There are many released versions of dot net such as 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5. 4.5 is the latest version, which is released recently. It works on many operating systems like windows XP, vista, windows 2000, 7, 8, windows server 2003, 2008 and 2012 . Windows 95 is not supported for dot net framework. In IT industry, many organizations are offering dot net jobs to develop many applications on various platforms. One should have the programming and logical skills to get the dot net job.