Blazor 0.5.0 is now available! This release explores scenarios where Blazor is run in a separate process from the rendering process. Specifically, Blazor 0.5.0 enables the option to run Blazor on the server and then handle all UI interactions over a SignalR connection. This release also adds some very early support for debugging your Blazor .NET code in the browser!
Use Application Insights to diagnose performance and errors in your web apps. Azure App Service is a great place to get started hosting and maintaining your web apps. You don’t have to enable App Insights upfront; the option is always there to be turned on when and as needed without re-deployment.
Recent releases of Visual Studio 2017 focus greatly on improving the experience of working with Razor. The improvements address the most pressing customer-facing issues like formatting changes and providing general performance and reliability for IntelliSense. Now that the fixes and enhancements are publicly available, we would like to learn more about your experience with the Razor editor.
As of June 25, the version of Bower shipped with Visual Studio was deprecated, resulting in Bower operations failing when run in Visual Studio. If you use Bower, you will see an error something like:
EINVRES Request to https://bower.herokuapp.com/packages/bootstrap failed with 502
This will be fixed in Visual Studio 15.8.