About the Microsoft ® .NET Framework 3.5 Lynn Langit MSDN Developer Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal
Agenda Why do you need .NET Framework 3.5? What’s new in .NET Framework 3.5? When can you get .NET Framework 3.5? What is Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5? What is the Microsoft .NET Framework? Questions and answers What’s new in .NET Framework 3.0?
Builds incrementally on .NET Framework 3.0 SP1, which was built on .NET Framework 2.0 SP1
New items added-on, improves backward compatibility
.NET Framework 3.5 .NET Framework 3.0 SP1 Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 .NET Framework 2.0 SP1
Why do you need .NET Framework 3.5? It empowers you to create connected, compelling applications the run anywhere: from mobile devices, desktops, and servers Helps software developers and visual designers collaborate to create rich user experiences Offers improvements like LINQ to provide a single platform for quickly building appealing apps that run anywhere Simplifies building applications that require robust messaging systems or flexible workflows Connected Compelling Ubiquitous & Productive
What was new in .NET Framework 3.0? A framework for building user interfaces for applications and media-rich experiences in Windows A set of technologies for building and running connected systems, with a focus on Web services The programming model, engine, and tools for quickly building workflow-enabled applications in Windows A framework for secure online user authentication .NET FRAMEWORK Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Windows Cardspace