.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

F# and .NET Core Roadmap Update

Now that .NET Core 2.0 has been released, we wanted to take some time to talk about F# and .NET Core. F# and .NET Core 1.0 F# has been supported on .NET Core and .NET Standard since their 1.0 releases. In the months leading up to the release of .NET Core 1.0, Enrico Sada from… Read more

Announcing .NET Core 2.0

.NET Core 2.0 is available today as a final release. You can start developing with it at the command line, in your favorite text editor, in Visual Studio 2017 15.3, Visual Studio Code or Visual Studio for Mac. It is ready for production workloads, on your own hardware or your favorite cloud, like Microsoft Azure…. Read more

Announcing .NET Standard 2.0

The .NET Standard 2.0 specification is now complete. It is supported in .NET Core 2.0, in the .NET Framework 4.6.1 and later versions, and in Visual Studio 15.3. You can start using .NET Standard 2.0 today. While this post demos .NET Standard in C#, it’s also supported in Visual Basic and F#. For more details, take a look at the… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 2.0

Today we are releasing the final version of Entity Framework Core 2.0, alongside .NET Core 2.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.0. Entity Framework (EF) Core is the lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework, the popular Object/Relational Mapping (O/RM) framework for .NET. Getting the bits Prerequisites In order to develop .NET Core 2.0 applications (including… Read more

Web Applications with ASP.NET Core 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 “Web Applications with ASP.NET Core Architecture and Patterns guidance“. Just as a reminder, the four introductory blog posts of this series are… Read more

.NET Framework August 2017 Security and Quality Rollup

Updated: 2017.08.10 Today, we are releasing the August 2017 Security and Quality Rollup Update. This update applies to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Security There are no new security changes for the .NET Framework this month. Quality and Reliability Networking Update Token Binding to be conformant with Token Binding v0.10 spec. See Announcing .NET Framework… Read more

The week in .NET – Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando, and links!

Previous posts: Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore MIST, F# in NYC Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East Tool of the week: Rezoom.SQL Rezoom.SQL is an F# ORM for SQL databases. It integrates with the F# compiler via a generative type provider to statically typecheck its own dialect of SQL. It knows how to translate… Read more