What’s new for .NET and UWP in Win10 Tools 1.1

This post was written by Lucian Wischik, Program Manager on the Managed Languages team. Last week we updated the Visual Studio tools for Universal Windows Apps. The easiest way to get the update is within Visual Studio, under Tools > Extensions > Updates. (Also read the release notes). As part of this update, we’re including… Read more

.NET Announcements at Build 2015

Updated (July 2015): See Announcing .NET Framework 4.6 to read about the final version of the .NET Framework 4.6. At the Build conference today, Scott Guthrie announced the .NET Framework 4.6 RC and Visual Studio 2015 RC. He also announced important updates for .NET Windows 10 apps, ASP.NET 5 and .NET Core. You can download and try… Read more

Announcing October 2014 Updates to .NET Framework vNext, ASP.NET vNext and .NET Native in Visual Studio “14” CTP4

Today, we are announcing updates to the .NET Framework vNext, ASP.NET vNext and .NET Native. These are all available in Visual Studio “14” CTP4. This .NET Framework release contains RyuJIT, the next generation X64 JIT. ASP.NET vNext contains major improvements in the runtime and Visual Studio Experience. Additionally, .NET Native contains a small set of… Read more

Using WCF in .NET Native

This post was authored by Ron Cain, a Software Development Engineer on the WCF team. In our previous post, we mentioned that some of the client components of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) had been made available for .NET Native Windows Store apps in Visual Studio “14” CTP3. In this post, I will describe how to… Read more

Try out the new releases: .NET Framework vNext, ASP.NET vNext, .NET Native and RyuJIT

Today, we are announcing updated versions of .NET Framework vNext, ASP.NET vNext, .NET Native and RyuJIT. You can try out these new releases by installing Visual Studio “14” CTP3. Please tell us what you think. The .NET Framework vNext We are releasing an early build of the .NET Framework vNext with Visual Studio CTP 3…. 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

.NET Native Deep Dive: Debugging into Interop Code

This post was authored by Yi Zhang, a Senior Software Development Engineer on the .NET Native team. .NET Native and MCG At this point, you’ve probably seen the .NET Native announcement and some of our other .NET Native blog posts. We’ve talked about how .NET Native brings you the productivity of C#, but also with… Read more

.NET Native Deep Dive: Optimizing with Runtime Directives

This post was authored by Morgan Brown, a Software Development Engineer on the .NET Native team. It is the fifth post in a series of five about Runtime Directives. Please see the first posts in this series, Dynamic Features in Static Code, Help! I Hit a MissingMetadataException!, Help! I Didn’t Hit a MissingMetadataException!, and Making… Read more

.NET Native Deep Dive: Making Your Library Great

This post was authored by Morgan Brown, a Software Development Engineer on the .NET Native team. It is the fourth post in a series of five about Runtime Directives. Please read the first post in this series, Dynamic Functionality in Static Code, before reading this post. As a .NET library author, you don’t necessarily have… Read more

.NET Native Deep Dive: Help! I Didn’t Hit a MissingMetadataException!

This post was authored by Morgan Brown, a Software Development Engineer on the .NET Native team. It is the third post in a series of five about Runtime Directives. Please see the two posts in this series, Dynamic Features in Static Code and Help! I Hit a MissingMetadataException!, before reading this post. Sometimes the only… Read more