Announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3. We have made more improvements to the overall release that we would love to get your feedback on, either in the comments or at dotnet/core #2004. ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 and Entity Framework 2.2 Preview 3 were also released today. You can see more details of the release in the .NET Core… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 2.2 Preview 3

Today we are making EF Core 2.2 Preview 3 available, together with a new preview of our data provider for Cosmos DB and updated spatial extensions for various providers. Preview 3 is going to be the last milestone before EF Core 2.2 RTM, so now is your last chance to try the bits and give… Read more

Automating Release Notes with Azure Functions

We can all agree that tracking the progress of a project enhances productivity and is an effective way to keep everyone involved of its progress. When it comes to managing your project in Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) or GitHub, you have all of your artifacts in one place: code, CI/CD pipelines, releases, work items, and… Read more

Guidance for library authors

We’ve just published our first cut of the .NET Library Guidance. It’s brand new set of articles for .NET developers who want to create high-quality libraries for .NET. The guidance contains recommendations we’ve identified as common best practices that apply to most public .NET libraries. We want to help .NET developers build great libraries with… Read more

Using .NET Hardware Intrinsics API to accelerate machine learning scenarios

This week’s blog post is by Brian Lui, one of our summer interns on the .NET team, who’s been hard at work. Over to Brian: Hello everyone! This summer I interned in the .NET team, working on ML.NET, an open-source machine learning platform which enables .NET developers to build and use machine learning models in their… Read more

.NET Core October 2018 Update – NET Core 1.0 and 1.1

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core October 2018 Update for 1.0 and 1.1. This update includes .NET Core 1.0.13, 1.1.10 and .NET Core SDK 1.1.11. Security CVE-2018-8292: .NET Core Information Disclosure Vulnerability Microsoft is aware of a security feature bypass vulnerability that exists when .NET Core when HTTP authentication information is inadvertently exposed in an… Read more

.NET Framework October 2018 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we released the October 2018 Security and Quality Rollup. Security No new security fixes.  See .NET Framework September 2018 Security and Quality Rollup for the latest security update. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Updated code to prevent errors regarding invalid date format when Japanese Era 4 is used… Read more

Announcing ML.NET 0.6 (Machine Learning .NET)

Today we’re announcing our latest monthly release: ML.NET 0.6! ML.NET is a cross-platform, open source machine learning framework for .NET developers. We want to enable every .NET developer to train and use machine learning models in their applications and services. If you haven’t tried ML.NET yet, here’s how you can get started! The ML.NET 0.6… Read more

Update on .NET Core 3.0 and .NET Framework 4.8

In May, we announced .NET Core 3.0, the next major version of .NET Core that adds support for building desktop applications using WinForms, WPF, and Entity Framework 6. We also announced some exciting updates to .NET Framework which enable you to use the new modern controls from UWP in existing WinForms and WPF applications. Today, Microsoft is… Read more

.NET Core October 2018 Update – NET Core 2.1.5 & SDK 2.1.403

.NET Core October 2018 Update Today, we are releasing the .NET Core October 2018 Update. This update includes .NET Core 2.1.5 and .NET Core SDK 2.1.403 and contains important reliability fixes. Getting the Update The latest .NET Core updates are available on the .NET Core download page. This update will be included in the Visual… Read more