Welcome to the .NET Framework 4.7.1 Early Access!

Last Updated: 9/21/2017 Today, we are happy to share the .NET Framework 4.7.1 Early Access build with the Developer Pack. The .NET Framework 4.7.1 Developer Pack lets developers build applications that target the .NET Framework 4.7.1 by using Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio 2015 or other IDEs. This is a single package that bundles the .NET… 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

Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource is now stable

We are announcing the RTM of the EventSource NuGet package, which enables fast app tracing to the Windows Event Log, including in production. This post was written by Cosmin Radu, a software developer on the .NET Runtime team. Over the past several weeks we’ve been working on addressing some feedback we’ve received from our users… Read more

Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource is now RC on NuGet.org

We are announcing the RC of the EventSource NuGet package, which enables fast app tracing to the Windows Event Log, including in production. This post was written by Cosmin Radu, a software developer on the .NET Runtime team. Over the past several months we’ve been working on addressing feedback and extending the value proposition delivered… Read more

Announcing TraceEvent – Monitoring and Diagnostics for the Cloud

In this post, Vance Morrison, software developer on the .NET Runtime team, will talk about the TraceEvent NuGet library we just shipped. — Immo I am happy to report that we have just released the TraceEvent library on (prelease) NuGet. This library is an important part of the .NET, end-to-end, cloud scale diagnostics and monitoring… Read more

Announcing the EventSource NuGet Package – Write to the Windows Event Log

We are announcing the EventSource NuGet package, which enables fast app tracing to the Windows Event Log, including in production. This post was written by Cosmin Radu, a software developer on the .NET Runtime team We know that you want to build high-quality software. That can be a challenging task if your desktop or web… Read more

.NET Crash Dump and Live Process Inspection

Analyzing crash dumps can be complicated. Although Visual Studio supports viewing managed crash dumps, you often have to resort to more specialized tools like the SOS debugging extensions or WinDbg. In today’s post, Lee Culver, software developer on the .NET Runtime team, will introduce you to a new managed library that allows you to automate… Read more

.NET Memory Allocation Profiling with Visual Studio 2012

This post was written by Stephen Toub, a frequent contributor to the Parallel Programming in .NET blog. He shows us how Visual Studio 2012 and an attention to detail can help you discover unnecessary allocations in your app that can prevent it from achieving higher performance. Visual Studio 2012 has a wealth of valuable functionality,… Read more

New .NET Diagnostic info added to Process Explorer

Productivity is the hallmark of programming with managed code. So often productivity boils down to figuring out why something isn’t working – diagnostics. The CLR provides one of the best foundations for diagnostics. In this post, Richard Lander – a program manager for the Common Language Runtime – shows how more than just developers can… Read more