What is IL?

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    IL is intermediate language also known as MSIL(Microsoft Intermediate Language)or CIL(Common Intermediate Language). All .NET source code is compiled to IL.During the compile time , the compiler convert the source code into Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL).Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) is a CPU-independent set of instructions that can be efficiently converted to the native code.During the runtime the Common Language Runtime (CLR)’s Just In Time (JIT) compiler converts the Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) code into native code to the Operating System.

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