The week in .NET – .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache

Previous posts: On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET Architecture – Microservices & Containers We recently added an Architecture Guidance page on the .NET Website. This new page pulls together architecture related resources for building different types of applications with .NET…. Read more

The week in .NET – On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf

Previous posts: On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET poster, Happy Birthday .NET with Jan Kotas, Skyworld On .NET: Mattias Karlsson – Cake During the Microsoft Build conference, we recorded interviews with some of the attendees. Mattias Karlsson is a core contributor on Cake, the cross-platform build automation system… Read more

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 is available on Windows Update, WSUS, and MU Catalog

Last Updated: 6/20/2017 We are happy to announce the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 is now available on Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and the Microsoft Update (MU) Catalog for the following operating systems: Client platforms: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607) Server platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1,… Read more

.NET Core 2 and Visual Studio 2017 (15.3) Preview 2

Visual Studio 2017 (15.3) Preview 2 was recently released which includes .NET Core 1.0 and 1.1, our latest production releases of .NET Core. You will need to install the .NET Core 2.0 Preview 1 SDK to develop .NET Core 2.0 applications using Visual Studio 2017 (15.3) Preview 2 . We are working on .NET Core… Read more

.NET Fringe: A Great Role Model for Community Oriented Conferences

A few of us just went to a smaller .NET conference in Portland, called .NET Fringe. For me, it was the third time I attended .NET Fringe. I’ve realized that this conference has gained a special place in my heart, so thought it would be worthwhile writing up why that is. My goal isn’t to… Read more

Performance Improvements in .NET Core

Update (2017/06/12): Added BenchmarkDotNet blog post link. There are many exciting aspects to .NET Core (open source, cross platform, x-copy deployable, etc.) that have been covered in posts on this blog before. To me, though, one of the most exciting aspects of .NET Core is performance. There’s been a lot of discussion about the significant advancements… Read more

The week in .NET – On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions

Previous posts: Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET poster, Happy Birthday .NET with Jan Kotas, Skyworld Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 preview 1, For the King On .NET: Brett Morrison During the Build conference, I caught up with my friend Brett Morrison. Brett is an entrepreneur, executive, and hands-on developer, who has been using… Read more

Why you should use F#

Why you should use F# This post was written by Phillip Carter and Mads Torgersen. Both work on languages on the .NET team. At Build 2017, we presented a tech talk entitled “Why You Should Use F#”. However, not everyone can attend Build, and many attendees were unable to find a position in the room… Read more

The week in .NET – Open XML SDK, Adventure Time

Previous posts: .NET poster, Happy Birthday .NET with Jan Kotas, Skyworld Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 preview 1, For the King Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy birthday .NET with Eilon Lipton, On .NET with Alfonso García-Caro on Fable, Stanford CoreNLP Package of the week: Open XML SDK The Open XML SDK… Read more

.NET Framework May 2017 Cumulative Quality Update for Windows 10

We just released a new Cumulative Quality Update for the .NET Framework. This update is specific to Windows 10 Creators Update. Previously released security and quality updates are included in this release. These quality updates will be made available to other .NET Framework and Windows version combinations in Q3 2017. You can read the .NET Framework… Read more