Announcing F# support for .NET Core and .NET Standard projects in Visual Studio

We’re pleased to announce that Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 4 now supports F# projects targeting .NET Core, .NET Standard, and .NET Framework through the .NET Core SDK. Some of you have noticed various levels of this support in the first, second, and third previews. We still had a few work items left to complete… Read more

Moving to real time test discovery in Test Explorer

Real time test discovery is a new Visual Studio feature that uses a Roslyn analyzer to discover tests and populate the test explorer in real time without requiring you to build your project. This feature has been introduced in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 2 behind a feature flag. You can try it out by… Read more

The week in .NET – Let’s Encrypt Web App Renewer, Seattle CodeCamp 2017

Previous posts: Project File Tools, Maira Wenzel, Mixed Reality in Miami .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Open-source project of the week: Let’s Encrypt Azure Web App Renewer There’s a growing consensus that all web sites should… Read more

UWP & .NET Standard 2.0: A preview is now available!

Today, we released the first Preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.4. This includes an update to the UWP tooling that supports .NET Standard 2.0. In this post, I’ll outline what this means for UWP development with .NET. Prerequisites In order to use .NET Standard 2.0 in UWP, you need to target Fall Creators Update (FCU)… Read more

The week in .NET – Project File Tools, Maira Wenzel, Mixed Reality in Miami, and links!

Previous posts: .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore Visual Studio extension of the week: Project File Tools The Project File Tools Visual Studio extension provides package name and version IntelliSense, tooltips for… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, Visual Studio 2017 Update 3, enterprise Entity Framework Core in Boston, and links!

Previous posts: Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore MIST, F# in NYC .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework 2.0, and Visual Studio 2017 Update 3 launched! This is a week to celebrate for the .NET community, as .NET Core 2.0, ASP.NET Core 2.0, and Entity Framework 2.0 shipped! We’re also… Read more

The week in .NET – Rezoom.SQL, Protobuf in Orlando, and links!

Previous posts: Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore MIST, F# in NYC Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East Tool of the week: Rezoom.SQL Rezoom.SQL is an F# ORM for SQL databases. It integrates with the F# compiler via a generative type provider to statically typecheck its own dialect of SQL. It knows how to translate… Read more

Welcome to the .NET Framework 4.7.1 Early Access!

Last Updated: 9/28/2017 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 week in .NET – Nuke, Warden.NET, .NET in Bangalore, and links!

Previous posts: MIST, F# in NYC, and links Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East Links! Tool of the week: Nuke Nuke is a cross-platform build automation system with C# DSL, much like Cake. It features auto-completion, refactoring, and navigation in all IDEs. Nuke avoids complexity, and integrates as a normal project. [Parameter] string MyGetApiKey;… Read more

The week in .NET – MIST, F# in NYC, and links

Previous posts: Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East Links! Links! Package of the week: MIST The INotifyPropertyChanged interface is essential to many applications such as Windows Forms or WPF data binding. Implementing it can however be fastidious, and involves quite a lot of boilerplate code. MIST simplifies this using IL weaving and a custom… Read more