.NET Fringe: A Great Role Model for Community Oriented Conferences

A few of us just went to a smaller .NET conference in Portland, called .NET Fringe. For me, it was the third time I attended .NET Fringe. I’ve realized that this conference has gained a special place in my heart, so thought it would be worthwhile writing up why that is. My goal isn’t to… Read more

fsharpConf 2016

Join us this Friday, March 4th on Channel 9 for the first ever fsharpConf! Tune in starting at 8:30am PST (16:30 GMT). Inspired by dotNetConf, fsharpConf is a free, online-only, day-long conference featuring an awesome lineup of talks from the F# community. Check out the fsharpConf site for more details, and follow @fsharpConf on Twitter…. Read more

dotnetConf 2014 Wrapup

We just wanted to say thank you for your time attending the dotnetConf in June 2014 where we shared innovation and news about the present and future of .NET, all in a single place focusing on .NET technologies.  You may have missed sessions during the streaming delivered on June 25th and 26th, so, for your… Read more

dotnetConf is on! Free virtual conference.

The free, virtual and community-driven dotnetConf is on. Point your web-browser to dotnetConf. No registration, manager approval or anything required! The virtual conference is two days long. Day 1: Core .NET and Client apps Day 2: ASP.NET and Server apps Check out the schedule to find talks that interest you. Join the community, online and… Read more

The Next Generation of .NET – ASP.NET vNext

Updated (2017): See .NET Framework Releases to learn about newer releases. Updated (July 2015): See Announcing .NET Framework 4.6 to read about the latest version of the NET Framework. Today at TechEd North America, we announced the latest set of innovations that are part of the next generation of .NET. The biggest of those is ASP.NET vNext, which… Read more

.NET at MonkeySpace Europe, June 9-11

This post was written by Daniel Plaisted, a member of the .NET Framework team who will be at MonkeySpace. MonkeySpace is the “official cross platform and open-source .NET conference.” This year, MonkeySpace Europe will be held June 9th-11th in Dublin, Ireland. Since it’s a conference specifically focused on open source and cross platform .NET, we’re… Read more

The Next Generation of .NET

At Build 2014 this week, we announced the next generation of .NET. The next generation will focus and deliver on two main themes: Core Innovation and cross-device apps. These themes are a direct result of your feedback, asking for new features in .NET and to make it easier to use .NET for all your apps…. Read more

The Microsoft Build 2012 Event — .NET Framework Highlights

It was at the first BUILD conference last year that we announced the .NET Framework 4.5. BUILD last week was a big opportunity for us to reflect on the incredible things you can do with .NET 4.5 and Windows 8. It was also a place where we could launch the great new things now available… Read more

Celebrating the Visual Studio 2012 launch with the release of a popular App

Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5. You can read more about the Visual Studio 2012 launch on Jason Zander’s blog. We’ve been using the new version of Visual Studio for several months now to build .NET Framework apps for Windows, Windows Store, Windows Azure, and… Read more

.NET Framework 4.5 Talks from TechEd 2012 and aspConf

The .NET Framework team is out at conferences all the time. We love getting to meet with you all to discuss the latest news about what we’re building and even better learning about what all of you want to build. Deon Herbert, a program manager on the .NET Framework project management team, pulled together the… Read more