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Could someone explain me the difference between managed and unmanaged code/executable?

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Hi there;

Could someone explain me the difference between managed and unmanaged code/executable?

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Crudely:

       Managed: .NET/Java
   Unmanaged: C/C++

When you think of "managed" code, think "garbage collector".
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I got the confuision as does managed  concern Microsoft techs. only or concern java?

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I don't recall anyone ever actually mentioning the term "managed" when speaking about Java, but you can think of Java as such. As I said previously, the term "managed" refers to the fact that you have a garbage collector managing the deletion of dynamic memory for you. In a C/C++ environment, you must take care to delete any dynamic memory you allocate.
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Ok, so how can one differ the executables (considering we have no idea regarding a GC is managing the code)

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I mean let's say u have an executable. How can you understand it's managed or unmanaged?

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Any update?

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>>How can you understand it's managed or unmanaged?

If .net is not installed then a managed application will not run.  Unmanaged has no requirement for .net runtimes to be installed.
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Good and sensible :)
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