It’s been 17 years since Microsoft unveiled its .Net strategy at its Forum 2000 event. Although the resulting marketing blunders led to some confusion about exactly what .Net was—the name turned up on both servers and applications—the underlying development tools become the heart of Microsoft’s engagement with enterprises around the world. .Net has also grown beyond the Windows ecosystem, bringing Microsoft tools and technologies to iOS, Android, and now Linux.
But that growth has led to a new set of questions: Which .Net should I be using—.Net Framework, .Net Standard, Xamarin’s Mono (and the closely related Unity 3D gaming tools), or .Net Core?To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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