The Microsoft .NET Framework is an integral Windows component that provides a large body of precoded solutions to common program requirements, and manages the execution of programs written specifically for the Framework.
MATLAB software supports the .NET Framework on the Windows platform only.
The MATLAB .NET interface enables you to:
Use the MATLAB .NET interface to take advantage of the capabilities of the Microsoft .NET Framework. For example:
MATLAB supports the .NET features C# supports, except for the limits noted in the following table.
The MATLAB .NET interface is for MATLAB users who want to use .NET assemblies in MATLAB.
MATLAB® Builder™ NE (previously called .NET Builder) packages MATLAB functions so that .NET programmers can access them. It brings MATLAB into .NET applications. For more information about this product, follow the instructions for accessing Product Documentation at the MathWorks Web Site in the MATLAB Desktop Tools and Development Environment documentation.
The MATLAB interface to .NET is available on the Windows platform only.
You must have the Microsoft .NET Framework installed on your system. The MATLAB interface supports the features of the .NET Framework Version 2.0, and works with Version 2.0 or above.
To use a .NET application, refer to your product documentation for information about how to install the program and for details about its functionality.
For an example of using .NET in MATLAB, see:
For detailed information, see:
For a complete description of the .NET Framework, you need to consult outside resources.
[important]One source of information is the Microsoft Developer Network at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx. You can explore the .NET Framework Development Center or search the MSDN® site for the term “.NET Framework”. The .NET Framework Class Library is a programming reference manual. Many examples in this documentation refer to classes in this library. There are different versions of the .NET Framework documentation. See Requirements for information about version support in MATLAB.[/important]