Watch .NET Conf 2017!

.NET Conf starts today. It’s a three-day, free, virtual and global .NET conference. All you need to do is point your web browser to channel9.msdn.com, starting at 8AM Pacific Time. We have a packed agenda with a great set of expert .NET developers. What will you learn? Many things. You will learn to build for… Read more

.NET Framework 4.7.1 ASP.NET and Configuration features

This post describes the new ASP.NET, Configuration and System.Messaging features and improvements in the .NET Framework 4.7.1. More information on the build these features are available in and how to get the Developer Pack is covered in the Welcome to the .NET Framework 4.7.1 Early Access blog post. Configuration builders Configuration builders allow developers to inject and build… Read more

.NET Framework September 2017 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the September 2017 Security and Quality Rollup and Security Only Update. This update applies to Windows 7 and later client versions and Windows Server 2008 and later server versions. Security This release contains the following security changes. CVE-2017-8759 | .NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability A remote code execution vulnerability exists… Read more

The week in .NET – Let’s Encrypt Web App Renewer, Seattle CodeCamp 2017

Previous posts: Project File Tools, Maira Wenzel, Mixed Reality in Miami .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Open-source project of the week: Let’s Encrypt Azure Web App Renewer There’s a growing consensus that all web sites should… Read more

UWP & .NET Standard 2.0: A preview is now available!

Today, we released the first Preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.4. This includes an update to the UWP tooling that supports .NET Standard 2.0. In this post, I’ll outline what this means for UWP development with .NET. Prerequisites In order to use .NET Standard 2.0 in UWP, you need to target Fall Creators Update (FCU)… Read more

Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Architecture and Patterns guidance

As part of the series of posts announced at this initial blog post (.NET Application Architecture Guidance) that explores each of the architecture areas currently covered by our team, this current blog post focuses on “Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms: Architecture and Patterns guidance“. Just as a reminder, the four introductory blog posts of this series are (or… Read more

The week in .NET – Project File Tools, Maira Wenzel, Mixed Reality in Miami, and links!

Previous posts: .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore Visual Studio extension of the week: Project File Tools The Project File Tools Visual Studio extension provides package name and version IntelliSense, tooltips for… Read more

.NET Framework Update for AppContext

A new update for .NET Framework is now available for the AppContext class. The behavior of the AppContext class was recently regressed. The update returns the class to the correct behavior. This update affects the .NET Framework 4.6 and later. The update is not required on Windows 10. The AppContext class was introduced in the… Read more

.NET Framework August 2017 Preview of Quality Rollup

The August 2017 Preview of Quality Rollup is now available. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. ASP.NET Values added to System.Web.Cache expire immediately, with .NET Framework 4.7. [452228] Also reported at ASP.NET Forums #2123507 ASP.NET site running on Sitefinity broken, with .NET Framework 4.7. [457739] CLR CRWLock::StaticAcquireWriterLock() never returns if… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston, and links!

Previous posts: Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore MIST, F# in NYC .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, and Visual Studio 2017 Update 3 launched! This is a week to celebrate for the .NET community, as .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, and Entity Framework 2.0 shipped! We’re also… Read more