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Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2. It includes new features in .NET Core 3.0 and C# 8, in addition to the large number of new features in Preview 1. ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview 2  is also released today. C# 8 Preview 2 is part of .NET Core 3 SDK, and was also released last week with Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2. Download and get...

Announcing .NET Framework 4.8 Early Access Build 3734

We are getting closer to the final version now! This release includes several accessibility, performance and reliability fixes across the major framework libraries. We will continue to stabilize this release and take more fixes over the coming weeks and we would greatly appreciate it if you could help us ensure Build 3734 is a high-quality ...

Help us plan the future of .NET and Big Data

We’re currently looking into how we can make .NET great for Big Data scenarios.    Please fill out the survey below and help shape how we can improve .NET for Big Data by sharing your experiences, challenges, and needs. It should only take 10 minutes or less to complete!  Take the survey now!  Thanks, .NET Team...

Debugging .NET Apps with Time Travel Debugging (TTD)

When you are debugging an application, there are many tools and techniques you can use, like logs, memory dumps and Event Tracing for Windows (ETW). In this post, we will talk about Time Travel Debugging, a tool used by Microsoft Support and product teams and more advanced users, but I encourage everyone to try this approach when diagnosing ...

.NET and TypeScript at FOSDEM 2019

The schedule for the .NET and Typescript Developer Room at FOSDEM has now been published! FOSDEM is one of the longest running Free and Open Source conferences, and we’re excited to have a .NET and TypeScript Developer Room this year, with lots of great speakers and sessions. The conference is Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd February at the...

Do more with patterns in C# 8.0

Do more with patterns in C# 8.0 Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 is out! And with it, a couple more C# 8.0 features are ready for you to try. It's mostly about pattern matching, though I'll touch on a few other news and changes at the end. More patterns in more places When C# 7.0 introduced pattern matching we said that we expected to add more ...

Announcing F# 4.6 Preview

F# 4.6 is now fully released. See the announcement blog post for more. We're excited to announce that Visual Studio 2019 will ship a new version of F# when it releases: F# 4.6! F# 4.6 is a smaller update to the F# language, making it a "true" point-release. As with previous versions of F#, F# 4.6 was developed entirely via an open RFC (...

.NET Core tooling update for Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2

Another preview of Visual Studio 2019, another update on the cool stuff going into it! We're pleased to announce some updates to the .NET Core tools for Visual Studio 2019. You can try these changes out starting with Preview 2. We'd love for you to try out these new features and give us feedback. Debugging console apps will use the new ...

.NET Framework January 22, 2018 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019

Today, we are releasing the January 22, 2018 .NET Framework Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019. For more information about the new Cumulative Updates for .NET Framework for Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 please refer to this recent announcement. Update Notice (1/23/2019): The term "...