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Getting Outside the Box

  • Paul Gibbons

Abstract

Although the class library provided by the .NET Framework is quite extensive, it cannot cover all possibilities. At some point you will need to use functions from an unmanaged library. In Java, you use Java Native Interface (JNI) to interoperate with code outside the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). In .NET, use a facility called Platform Invoke (PInvoke). Sometimes the problem is reversed. To incorporate the ability to run managed code into a server process, you need to be able to host the Common Language Runtime (CLR).

Keywords

Pointer Parameter Java Virtual Machine Garbage Collector Server Version Configuration Property 
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© Paul Gibbons 2002

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  • Paul Gibbons

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