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by Dinesh Thakur Category: Dot Net

The Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) is an open specification developed by Microsoft that describes the executable code and runtime environment that allows multiple high-level languages to be used on different computer platforms without being rewritten for specific architectures. CLR is Microsoft Commercial implementation of Common Language Infrastructure (CLI).

The Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) is a theoretical model of a development platform that provides a device and language independent way to express data and behavior of applications.

                            Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) is an open specification developed by Microsoft that describes the executable code and runtime environment that allows multiple high-level languages to be used on different computer platforms without being rewritten for specific architectures

While the CLI primarily supports Object Oriented Programming (OOP) languages, procedural and functional languages are also supported. Through the CLI, languages can interoperate with each other and make use of a built-in garbage collector, security system, exception support, and a powerful framework.





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Dinesh ThakurDinesh Thakur holds an B.SC (Computer Science), MCSE, MCDBA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, SCJP certifications. Dinesh authors the hugely popular Computer Notes blog. Where he writes how-to guides around Computer fundamental , computer software, Computer programming, and web apps. For any type of query or something that you think is missing, please feel free to contact us.



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