Microsoft is encouraging developers to move to the 4.6.2 version of the .Net Framework, so they can benefit from significant changes to the garbage collector, which provides automatic memory management..Net Framework 4.6.2 was released late last summer, but Microsoft is now advising upgrades to take advantage of benefits in object handling.

These changes were made in order to improve the framework’s performance and to allow the garbage collector to operate more efficiently, Microsoft said.

Garbage collection enables developers to build applications without needing to free memory; it also allocates objects on the managed heap and reclaims objects no longer in use.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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