Microsoft has released the first developer preview of .NET Native, previously known as Project N, which is designed to help create Windows 8 apps with faster performance.
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Microsoft demoed a new coding method, rumored to have the code name "Project N", that could boost performance on Windows 8.1 apps by compiling .NET code to native code directly.