13 April 2010

.NET Framework Downloads

.NET Framework Downloads

The .NET Framework is Microsoft's comprehensive and consistent programming model for building applications that have visually stunning user experiences, seamless and secure communication, and the ability to model a range of business processes.

The .NET Framework 4 works side by side with older Framework versions. Applications that are based on earlier versions of the Framework will continue to run on the version targeted by default.

.NET Framework 4 includes the following new features and improvements:

* Improvements in CLR and BCL
* Improvements in ADO.NET
* Enhancements to ASP.NET
* Improvements in Windows Presentation Foundation
* Improvements to Windows Workflow Foundation and Windows Communication Foundation

Download and install the .NET Framework 4 redistributable package:

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Web Developers and Administrators:
To install .NET Framework 4 on a Web server or to set up an entire Web development environment, use the Microsoft Web Platform Installer.

.NET Framework 4 Related Resources:

* .NET 4 Framework Standalone version
* .NET Framework 4 Client Profile
* .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Standalone version
* What's New in the .NET Framework 4
* .NET Framework 4 Readme