There are numerous frameworks and languages to pick from for developing custom-built software. We’ve had experience with several of them, but the most popular has endured over time: Microsoft .NET. In many instances, it’s an excellent choice for business software.
Read on to find out more about the meaning behind it and why we like it.
What is .NET?
.NET can be described as an open-source platform for development that houses tools and libraries to assist you in creating any type of application including mobile and web applications to microservices, gaming, and IoT applications. The application environment is compatible with 60 languages of programming, and this implies a lot of flexibility.
This is among the reasons this is the reason that the .NET framework, and the successor to it .NET Core comprise three of the most popular frameworks worldwide, having market share of more than 34 percent and 31% respectively.
A market share this large illustrates how .NET is generally suited to creating highly scalable applications for both small and large corporations.
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If your business employs other tools from Microsoft (e.g., Azure cloud hosting, Office 365, Windows OS and many more) it could be beneficial for you to make use of the integrated tools and integrations that are built into Microsoft’s .NET framework and the applications.
If you’re not sure on .NET and you’re just conducting research We can assist. We suggest that clients choose the most appropriate framework that meets their needs. We’re not tied to any particular framework. We’ll be able to discuss your needs and help you determine the most suitable solution for your company. Reach out!
5 Benefits to Consider .NET to develop Custom Software Development
After we’ve gone over basic concepts, it’s time to get deeper into the advantages of .NET. After years of using it to develop software We’ve learned:
1. A Very Secure Environment
Cybersecurity is now a major security concern for everyone, and particularly for clients who work in highly sensitive areas, such as financial services or healthcare. We understand that ensuring security begins at the beginning of the process of development.
It’s difficult to build an app that is secure in the event that the environment for development you’re using does not contain the tools necessary to achieve this. With .NET it’s easy to implement role-based security, threat-monitoring as well as a variety of other methods to safeguard your application.
2. .NET is Developer-Friendly
With such a large proportion of the market, .NET has a lot of resources to support it. From certifications and education to open-source add-ons , as well as developer support, you’re not left alone when it comes to the .NET world.
Microsoft is committed to providing an environment that is suitable for companies and excellent for developers. This means that there’s a vast community of .NET developers of all levels and this makes finding the right support for your application much simpler.
3. .NET Works Outside of Microsoft
Within Visual Studio, the Visual Studio development environment, you can utilize .NET to create cross-platform apps that allow us to reuse a single source code base for a variety of variations of the application. For example, if we create an individual software system that includes iOS, Android, and web versions, we are able to make the most of time and resources making use of code that we create across all of those platforms.
If your company expands and evolves and evolves, your software must also change to keep up with the changes. .NET is fully adaptable, which allows for expansion of user base and features, data consumption and many more.
There are also economies of scale across the application. With .NET you can build blueprints that allow developers to reuse objects across multiple software projects. It is possible to modify code within one section of your program without impacting other areas of your application. When you’re ready to expand and add more modules, upgrade others and make use of the work already done testable, released, and to the users.
5. Maintaining your home is a breeze
If you’re looking to upgrade the elements of your system, or when it’s time for you to update to the most recent .NET update, .NET tools allow for an easy process. You can perform updates, conduct regression tests and then push out a new version to ensure that your users will always enjoy the most optimal experience.
Through Application Insights, you can monitor and detect issues, security threats or performance issues, anomalies, and much more. This allows you to react quickly and ensure that your system is kept up-to-date to prolong its lifespan.
The Negative side of .NET
Like any other development framework there are some unpleasant aspects of .NET. For instance, even though it is free and open source but some licenses, for instance Visual Studio, can have significant price tags.
Most importantly, be aware that this is a Microsoft developed and managed platform. If and the time comes that Microsoft makes huge modifications to it or cease releasing security updates it is not your decision. You’ll have to come up with another way to maintain your application running.
But, .NET has been around for many years, holds a substantial sales, and earns Microsoft quite a handsome sum and there’s no reason to believe it’s going away anytime very soon.