C# and the .NET framework: Ready for real time?

Michael H. Lutz, Phillip A. Laplante

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The C# language aims to provide the power of C++ with the ease of Visual Basic. However, C# is not suitable for hard real-time applications and should be used for firm and soft real-time applications only with cares. This paper further explores C# and the .NET Framework's suitability for real-time systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-80
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software


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