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The history of the .NET ecosystem goes back many years (about 25 years as of the date of this article). Considering the last 25 years, many additions have been made to the .NET ecosystem to implement/pioneer the development of areas such as desktop, web, mobile, games, cloud, IoT, AI and the technological developments required by these. As such, whether you are in the .NET ecosystem or not, there may be confusion about various frameworks and naming. In the timeline below, you can see these developments chronologically and distinctively as they are marked with different tags.