A class modifier that specifies that the class must be derived from to be instantiated
An ?ADRotator? control is used to ease the task of rotating the advertisement images in a web form.
An Abstract State Machine Language
All of the files that comprise a .NET application, including the resource, security management, versioning, sharing, deployment information, and the actual MSIL code executed by the CLR.
A reserved area of memory used to store the assemblies of a .NET applications running on a specific machine
A detailed description of the contents of an assembly. A manifest contains metadata describing the name, version, types, and resources in the assembly, and the dependencies upon other assemblies.
Language constructs that are used by programmers to add additional information (i.e., metadata) to code elements (e.g., assemblies, modules, members, types, return values, and parameters) to extend their functionality