.NET Framework July 2017 Preview of Quality Rollup

We released a new 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. Quality and Reliability This release… Read more

Get Started with F# as a C# developer

Get Started with F# as a C# developer One of our previous posts, Why You Should Use F#, listed a few reasons why F# is worth trying out today. In this post, we’ll cover some of the basics you need to know to be successful. This post is intended for people who are coming from… Read more

What we’ve learned from .NET Core SDK Telemetry

We are releasing .NET Core SDK usage data that has been collected by the .NET Core CLI. We have been using this data to determine the most common CLI scenarios, the distribution of operating systems and to answer other questions we’ve had, as described below. As an open source application platform that collects usage data… Read more

Profile-guided optimization in .NET Core 2.0

This post was co-written by Daniel Podder and Bertrand Le Roy. .NET Core 2.0 introduces many new optimizations that will make your code even faster. A lot of work has been done in the base class library to improve performance, but in this post, we’d like to talk about a specific category of optimization: profile-guided… Read more

The week in .NET – Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East

Previous posts: Links! Links! .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit Package of the week: Command Line Parser Library Command-line applications typically accept arguments and options, and expose a –help page describing them. Parsing those arguments and options is a repetitive task that .NET provides little help for out of the box, beyond the string[]… Read more

.NET Framework July 2017 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing a new Security and Quality Rollup and Security Only Update for the .NET Framework. Today’s update applies to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Security Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-8585 A denial of service vulnerability exists when Microsoft Common Object Runtime Library improperly handles web requests. An attacker who successfully… Read more

The week in .NET – Links!

This week’s post will exceptionally be made of links only, as I’m on vacation… Previous posts: Links! .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache .NET 8 Key Application Performance Metrics & How to Measure Them by Matt Watson. Working with “Big Data”… Read more

The week in .NET – Links!

This week’s post will exceptionally be made of links only, as I’m on vacation… Previous posts: The week in .NET – .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf .NET Whats Wrong with Comments by… Read more