December 2016 Update for .NET Core 1.0

Today, we are releasing a new set of reliability and quality updates for .NET Core 1.0. This month’s update is our second Long Term Support (LTS) update and includes updated versions of multiple packages in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core. We recommend everyone on the 1.0.* LTS track move to this update immediately…. Read more

Updating Visual Studio 2017 RC – .NET Core Tooling improvements

This post was co-authored by Joe Morris, a Senior Program Manager on the .NET Team and David Carmona, a Principal Program Manager Lead on the .NET Team. Today, an update to Visual Studio 2017 RC was announced. As part of this update, we have made several enhancements and bug fixes to the .NET Core tools… Read more

The week in .NET – Cosmos on On.NET, GongSolutions.WPF.DragDrop, Transistor

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, EF Core 1.1 – Docker – Xenko. On .NET Last week, Chad Z. Hower, a.k.a. Kudzu was on the show to talk about Cosmos, a C# open source managed operating system: This week, we’ll speak with Xavier Decoster and Maarten… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 1.1

Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Today we are making Entity Framework Core 1.1 available. EF Core follows the same release cycle as .NET Core. Continuous improvements every 2 months and new features released every 6 months. This is the first feature release since 1.0. Be… Read more

.NET Core Data Access

.NET Core was released a few months ago, and data access libraries for most databases, both relational and NoSQL are now available. In this post, I’ll detail what client libraries are available, as well as show code samples for each of them. ORM EF Core Entity Framework is Microsoft’s Object-Relational Mapper for .NET, and as… Read more

The week in .NET – On .NET on CoreRT and .NET Native – Enums.NET – Ylands – Markdown Monster

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – .NET Foundation – Serilog – Super Dungeon Bros. On .NET Last week, Mei-Chin Tsai and Jan Kotas were on the show: This week, we won’t be streaming live, but we’ll be taking advantage of the presence of many MVPs on campus for the MVP… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Foundation – Serilog – Super Dungeon Bros

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – .NET, ASP.NET, EF Core 1.1 Preview 1 – On .NET on EF Core 1.1 – Changelog – FluentValidation – Reverse: Time Collapse. On .NET: Martin Woodward on the .NET Foundation Last week, Martin Woodward was on the show to talk about the .NET Foundation:… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET, ASP.NET, EF Core 1.1 Preview 1 – On .NET on EF Core 1.1 – Changelog – FluentValidation – Reverse: Time Collapse

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – Bond – The Gallery. Preview 1 of .NET Core 1.1, ASP.NET Core 1.1, and EF Core 1.1 announced Preview 1 versions of .NET Core 1.1, ASP.NET Core 1.1, and Entity Framework Core 1.1 were released today. Check out the blog posts to discover the… Read more

Announcing Entity Framework Core 1.1 Preview 1

Entity Framework Core (EF Core) is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Today we are making Entity Framework Core 1.1 Preview 1 available. Upgrading to 1.1 Preview 1 If you are using one of the database providers shipped by the EF Team (SQL Server, SQLite, and InMemory), then just upgrade your provider… Read more

.NET Core Tooling in Visual Studio “15”

This post was co-authored by David Carmona, a Principal Program Manager Lead in .NET Team and Joe Morris, a Senior Program Manager in .NET Team. Couple of weeks back, we dedicated a blog post introducing .NET Standard 2.0, which will significantly extend your ability to share code by unifying .NET APIs across all application types… Read more