Announcing ASP.NET Core 2.0

The ASP.NET team is proud to announce general availability of ASP.NET Core 2.0.  This release features compatibility with .NET Core 2.0, tooling support in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3, and the new Razor Pages user-interface design paradigm.  For a full list of updates, you can read the release notes and you can check the list… Read more

Introducing ASP.NET Core 2.0 Preview 2

At Build 2017, we released an initial preview version of ASP.NET Core 2.0.  Over the last two months we have incorporated your feedback and added a number of new features.  We now have a Preview 2 version of the ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework and Visual Studio tools for you to try.  In this post, we… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET Core 2.0.0-Preview1 and Updates for .NET Web Developers

The ASP.NET team is pleased to share the first preview version of the ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework.  In this post, we’ll look at the new features and changes to the web framework that were announced at the Build 2017 keynote and sessions.  We will also look at some other updates that were published for ASP.NET… Read more

Announcing New ASP.NET Core and Web Development Features in Visual Studio 2017

We are pleased to announce updates to our ASP.NET tools, ASP.NET Core tools, Container tools, and frameworks that are shipping as part of the Visual Studio 2017 release today.  We have made significant updates to the web development tools to make them easier for you to use and help make you more productive in your… Read more

Announcing Microsoft ASP.NET WebHooks V1 RTM

We are very happy to announce ASP.NET WebHooks V1 RTM making it easy to both send and receive WebHooks with ASP.NET. WebHooks provide a simple pub/sub model for wiring together Web APIs and services with your code. A WebHook can be used to get notified when a file has changed in Dropbox, a code change… Read more

Put a .NET Core App in a Container with the new Docker Tools for Visual Studio

By now hopefully you’ve heard the good news that we’ve added first class support for building and running .NET applications inside of Docker containers in Visual Studio 2017 RC.  Visual Studio 2017 and Docker support building and running .NET applications using Windows containers (on Windows 10/Server 2016 only), and .NET Core applications on Linux containers,… Read more

Announcing the Fastest ASP.NET Yet, ASP.NET Core 1.1 RTM

We are happy to announce that ASP.NET Core 1.1 is now available as a stable release on nuget.org! This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1

Today we are happy to announce the release of ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1. This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1… Read more

Introducing the ASP.Net Async SessionState Module

SessionStateModule is ASP.NET’s default session-state handler which retrieves session data and writes it to the session-state store. It already operates asynchronously when acquiring the request state, but it doesn’t support async read/write to the session-state store. In the .NET Framework 4.6.2 release, we introduced a new interface named ISessionStateModule to enable this scenario. Benefits of… Read more

Announcing the ASP.NET Core September 2016 Patch Release

Today we are making available a patch release to the ASP.NET Core 1.0 release.  This patch contains some updates to MVC, Routing, AntiForgery, Entity Framework Core, and the Kestrel server.  Release notes and links to the issues that are addressed for these packages are available on GitHub.  There are updated ASP.NET Core templates available as… Read more