Update 4.0.2 for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Update (2017): See .NET Framework Releases to learn about newer releases. This release is now unsupported. With .NET 4, we’ve focused on bringing certain features to market through updates without having to wait for the .NET 4.5 release. This post covers what the latest platform update has to offer. Vivek Mishra from the .NET Servicing… Read more

Large Object Heap Improvements in .NET 4.5

Garbage collection is one of premiere features of the .NET managed coding platform. As the platform has become more capable, we’re seeing developers allocate more and more large objects. Since large objects are managed differently than small objects, we’ve heard a lot of feedback requesting improvement. Today’s post is by Surupa Biswas and Maoni Stephens… Read more

Compatibility of .NET Framework 4.5

Fundamentals were a big part of our focus while building .NET 4.5. We divided fundamentals into seven areas called “tenets”. One of these tenets is compatibility. Today’s post is by Manish Agnihotri, a program manager who is driving compatibility across the .NET Framework. — Brandon Editor’s update: we’ve added more discussion about the compatibility of… Read more

Introducing .NET Framework 4.5

Update (2017): See .NET Framework Releases to learn about newer releases. This release is now unsupported. Last week at the BUILD conference, we had the pleasure of announcing the next version of the .NET Framework and releasing a developer preview at the same time. We have so many new things in .NET 4.5 to discuss… Read more

Changes coming to ClickOnce applications running in the Internet Zone

We wanted to let you know that we’ll be changing the signature verification process for ClickOnce applications and WPF XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs) in an upcoming update.  This change will help users recognize when they’re running untrusted applications from the Internet Zone, but may require you to make changes to your applications. Currently, applications configured… Read more

Hardening Server Applications

The Base Class Libraries team, the wider CLR team and Microsoft Research worked hard on this new technology and we are very proud to be able to share the news. Read the full article for details…. Read more