Microsoft’s Developer Blogs are Getting an Update

In the coming days, we’ll be moving our developer blogs to a new platform with a modern, clean design and powerful features that will make it easy for you to discover and share great content. This week, you’ll see the Visual Studio, IoTDev, and Premier Developer blogs move to a new URL  – while additional… Read more

.NET Framework February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we released the February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Addresses an issue in System.Threading.Timer where a single global queue that was protected by a single process-wide lock causing a issues with scalability where Timers are used frequently on multi-CPU machine.  The fix… Read more

RESOLVED: Advisory on February 2019 Security update for Windows 10 update 1809

Final Update 2/19/19 @1:30 PM (PST): This advisory is now resolved with no action needed from Microsoft Customers. The issue was not applicable to any valid or supported configuration. There is no consequence for .NET 4.8 Preview customers. We strive to share timely information to protect our customer’s productivity, in this case, our finding was… Read more

Help us make the .NET Architecture guides better for you!

Over the last couple of years, we worked with experts to create some incredible architecture guides & reference samples for .NET developers. We focused on Microservices Architecture, Modernizing existing .NET apps, DevOps best practices, ASP.NET web apps, Azure cloud apps, Mobile apps with Xamarin and more. We’re running a survey to find out how you’re… Read more

.NET Framework February 2019 Security and Quality Rollup

Updated: February 19, 2019 The advisory is now resolved with no action needed from Microsoft Customers. The issue was not applicable to any valid or supported configuration. There is no consequence for .NET 4.8 Preview customers.  We strive to share timely information to protect our customer’s productivity, in this case, our finding was thankfully of no… Read more

.NET Core February 2019 Updates – 1.0.14, 1.1.11, 2.1.8 and 2.2.2

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core February 2019 Update. These updates contain security and reliability fixes. See the individual release notes for details on included reliability fixes. .NET Core 2.2.2 and .NET Core SDK 2.2.104 ( Download | Release Notes ) .NET Core 2.1.8 and .NET Core SDK 2.1.504 ( Download | Release Notes… Read more

Announcing ML.NET 0.10 – Machine Learning for .NET

ML.NET is an open-source and cross-platform machine learning framework (Windows, Linux, macOS) for .NET developers. Using ML.NET, developers can leverage their existing tools and skillsets to develop and infuse custom AI into their applications by creating custom machine learning models. ML.NET allows you to create and use machine learning models targeting common tasks such as… Read more

Submit to the Applied F# Challenge!

This post was written by Lena Hall, a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. F# Software Foundation has recently announced their new initiative — Applied F# Challenge! We encourage you to participate and send your submissions about F# on Azure through the participation form. Applied F# Challenge is a new initiative to encourage in-depth educational submissions to… Read more

Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2. It includes new features in .NET Core 3.0 and C# 8, in addition to the large number of new features in Preview 1. ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview 2  is also released today. C# 8 Preview 2 is part of .NET Core 3 SDK, and was also released… Read more