Application Domains, Reflection, and Metadata


When an application is run on an operating system, it is given its own private space, typically referred to as a process. This process ensures that different applications don’t interfere with each other. The common language runtime (CLR) does the same thing within a .NET application but using application domains, which can be thought of as subprocesses. Although each application (including .NET applications) running in the operating system executes in a single process, .NET applications themselves can have one or more application domains.


Application Domain Type Object Object Reference Program Element Data Cache 
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© Todd Herman, Allen Jones, Matthew MacDonald, Rakesh Rajan 2008

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