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

.NET Framework September 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup

Late last week we released the September 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. 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 with a future date [568291] Parsing Japanese dates having a year number exceeding the number… Read more

Announcing Cumulative Updates for .NET Framework for Windows 10 October 2018 Update

We deliver .NET Framework updates nearly every month, through Windows Update and other distribution channels. We are making changes to the way that we deliver those updates. We’ll soon start delivering a Cumulative Update for .NET Framework alongside the Windows 10 Cumulative Update, starting with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. This new approach will… Read more