Download Microsoft .net framework 3.5 SP1

by on March 20th, 2009

I just downloaded Microsoft Expression Web Superpreview which prompted me to download .net framework 3.5 SP1. Update your .net framework because you gonna need it for many latest and upcoming Microsoft products.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 service pack 1 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0. This update also includes cumulative servicing updates for the .NET 2.0 and 3.0 subcomponents.

Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 enable developers to rapidly create connected applications that deliver high quality and rich user experiences. Visual Studio 2008 enables organizations of every size to rapidly create secure, manageable, and reliable applications that are optimized for Windows Vista, SQL Server, the Microsoft 2007 Office system and the Web.

The .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 delivers
  • Performance increases between 20-45% for WPF-based applications
  • WCF improvements that give developers more control over the way they access data and services
  • Streamlined installation experience for client applications
  • Improvements in the area of data platform

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