Announcing EF 6.2 beta 1

Earlier this month, we announced a preview of Entity Framework Core 2.0, the lightweight, extensible and cross-platform version of EF for .NET Core and .NET Framework. Today we are making the 6.2 beta 1 version of the Entity Framework runtime and the corresponding Visual Studio tooling available. EF 6.2 is a new iteration of Microsoft’s… Read more

.NET Framework May 2017 Preview of Quality Rollup

We released the May Preview of Quality Rollup for the .NET Framework. Preview of Quality Rollup releases are recommended for businesses that want to use and/or preview quality improvements as soon as they become available. These same quality improvements will typically be included in the following Security and Quality Rollup. You can read the .NET Framework… Read more

The week in .NET – Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 preview 1, For the King

Previous posts: Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy birthday .NET with Eilon Lipton, On .NET with Alfonso García-Caro on Fable, Stanford CoreNLP .NET Architecture, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy Birthday .NET with Matt Gertz, On .NET with Don Schenck on Red Hat, Fable Happy Birthday .NET with Chris Sells, free ASP.NET Core book,… Read more

Announcing EF Core 2.0 Preview 1

This week we made Entity Framework Core 2.0 Preview 1 available. Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. EF Core follows the same release cycle as .NET Core but can be used in multiple .NET platforms, including .NET Core 2.0 and .NET Framework 4.6 or newer. Installing… Read more

Announcing .NET Core 2.0 Preview 1

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.0 Preview 1. It is the first public release of .NET Core 2.0. We have great improvements that we want to share and that we would love to get your feedback on. You can develop .NET Core 2.0 apps with Visual Studio 2017 Preview 15.3, Visual Studio for Mac… Read more

.NET Framework May 2017 Monthly Rollup

Updated (2015/05/16): Added Windows 10 entries to KB table. Today, we are releasing a new Security and Quality Rollup and Security Only Update for the .NET Framework. Please see .NET Core May 2017 Updates for the .NET Core updates being released today. Security Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-0248 A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when… Read more

.NET Core May 2017 Update

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core May Update. This includes .NET Core 1.0.5, 1.1.2 and .NET Core SDK 1.0.4. Details regarding the security issues addressed by this release can be seen in the Security Advisory announcement Security CVE-2017-0247 An issue exists can where, in the presence of a particular sequence of bytes, web pages… Read more

The week in .NET – Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy birthday .NET with Eilon Lipton, On .NET with Alfonso García-Caro on Fable, Stanford CoreNLP

Previous posts: .NET Architecture, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy Birthday .NET with Matt Gertz, On .NET with Don Schenck on Red Hat, Fable Happy Birthday .NET with Chris Sells, free ASP.NET Core book, We are the Dwarves Happy birthday .NET with Robin Cole, TinyORM, 911 Operator Microsoft Build 2017 The Microsoft Build 2017 conference starts… Read more

Announcing the .NET Framework 4.7 General Availability

Updated 2017/05/04: Added Q&A section Updated 2017/05/22: Updated information about the DirectX dependency to note that the dependency is now available on Windows Update, WSUS and the MU Catalog. Today, we are announcing the general availability of the .NET Framework 4.7. The .NET Framework 4.7 was released as part of Windows 10 Creators Update a… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Architecture, .NET Core 2.0 status, Happy Birthday .NET with Matt Gertz, On .NET with Don Schenck on Red Hat, Fable

Previous posts: Happy Birthday .NET with Chris Sells, free ASP.NET Core book, We are the Dwarves Happy birthday .NET with Robin Cole, TinyORM, 911 Operator .NET Framework 4.7, reference documentation, On .NET on modular ASP.NET, Happy birthday .NET with Immo Landwerth, JustAssembly .NET Architecture There’s a new .NET Architecture web site, where you’ll find practical… Read more