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What is sandbox solution in SharePoint?Please explain

Sandbox solution is a new feature in sharepoint 2010. As sharepoint is a server component, so instead of giving full access on farm to a site collection administration sandbox will give a limited access of the developed code.

In SharePoint 2007 only a farm administrator can deploy or install solutions to SharePoint site. But in SharePoint 2010 a user with site collection administrator permission itself can deploy the solutions. This feature of SharePoint 2010 reduces the dependency on farm administrator. A sandbox solution is a custom code solution which runs in a different sandbox. You can say that sandbox solutions run in a different process while others run in respective SharePoint process.
Why sandbox was introduced by SharePoint?
Now a question may arise that why a SharePoint developer need sandbox solutions or what is the purpose of sandbox solution.
The reason for it is this is pretty simple to do some code in visual studio and deploy it in SharePoint site, of course if you ha…