What is framework in software development ?

By | April 11, 2015

What is framework in software development ?

In general terms, software framework is something that provides basic building blocks of developing software using the respective software development toolkit.

e.g. in Windows .Net is the framework that provides basic building blocks such as buttons, textboxes etc. and developer uses them to create softwares and applications using variety of languages like C#, VB etc.

Similarly, Apple Mac OS has Cocoa touch framework and programming languages are Objective-C and Swift to create apps.

Note:

Operating System : Windows

IDE (Integrated Development Environment) : Visual Studio

Framework : .Net

Languages : C#, VB etc.

 

Operating System : Mac OS

IDE (Integrated Development Environment) : XCode

Framework : Cocoa and Cocoa Touch

Languages : Swift, Objective-c etc.

 

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