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what is NAMESPACE in .NET ?

Posted By: RASHMI KUSHWAHA     Posted Date: July 11, 2011    Points:5   Category :.NET Framework
what is NAMESPACE in .NET? use simple terms..

Author: Ravi Ranjan Kumar          Accepted Answer   
Posted Date: July 11, 2011     Points: 40   

In general, a namespace is a container that provides context for the identifiers (names, or technical terms, or words) it holds, and allows the disambiguation of homonym identifiers residing in different namespaces
In Programming Concept or .Net
The namespace keyword is used to declare a scope. This namespace scope lets you organize code and gives you a way to create globally-unique types.

lets us consider an example


in this ,we noted that System is the namespace(scope) in which the Console class is located. A class in a namespace can be accessed using the dot operator as illustrated in the above statement.
Namespaces are the way C# segregates the .Net library classes into reasonable groupings.
Once a namespace is imported in a program, we can use the element of that namespace without using the namespace are prefix.

To Getting more details
Go there http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/z2kcy19k%28v=vs.71%29.aspx

Thanks & Regards
Ravi Ranjan Kumar
Author: Narayanan             
Posted Date: July 12, 2011     Points: 20   

Grouping Type Names
Contains Namespace and type
Namespace from the .Net Framework Class Library

Regards, Lakshmi Naraayanan.S
Author: kamlesh          Accepted Answer   
Posted Date: July 12, 2011     Points: 40   

Generally in java terms a namespace is nothing but a package. Here the namespace is expressed in the form of a package,which should be unique, if two classes have the same name but the package should differ.
Like java.awt.List or java.util.List, but each has there own identity.

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Kamlesh Nikam
Author: RASHMI KUSHWAHA             
Posted Date: July 14, 2011     Points: 20   

NAMESPACE is a collection of logical related class... namespace is parent of class..............

correct me if i m wrong.........

Thanks and Regards,
rashmi kushwaha

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