.NET Core Source Code Analysis with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier

This post was written by Varun Venkatesan, Li Tian, Denis Pravdin, who are engineers at Intel. They are excited to share .NET Core-specific enhancements that Intel has made to VTune Amplifier 2019. You can use this tool to use to make .NET Core applications faster on Intel processors. Last year in the .NET blog, we discussed .NET Core… Read more

Call For Participation: .NET and TypeScript at FOSDEM conference

The organizers of the FOSDEM 2019 conference have allocated a “Developer Room” on Saturday February 2nd 2019 for .NET and TypeScript discussions in Brussels Belgium.   FOSDEM is one of Europe’s most exciting free software conferences that runs over a weekend and gathers many open source communities, contributors and activists in one place to learn about… Read more

.NET Framework October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Updated Japanese dates that are formatted for the first year in an era and for which the format pattern uses “y年”. The format of the year together with the symbol “元”… Read more

Announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3. We have made more improvements to the overall release that we would love to get your feedback on, either in the comments or at dotnet/core #2004. ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 and Entity Framework 2.2 Preview 3 were also released today. You can see more details of the release in the .NET Core… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 2.2 Preview 3

Today we are making EF Core 2.2 Preview 3 available, together with a new preview of our data provider for Cosmos DB and updated spatial extensions for various providers. Preview 3 is going to be the last milestone before EF Core 2.2 RTM, so now is your last chance to try the bits and give… Read more

Automating Release Notes with Azure Functions

We can all agree that tracking the progress of a project enhances productivity and is an effective way to keep everyone involved of its progress. When it comes to managing your project in Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) or GitHub, you have all of your artifacts in one place: code, CI/CD pipelines, releases, work items, and… Read more

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