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Using .NET and Docker Together – DockerCon 2019 Update

DockerCon 2019 is being held this week, in San Francisco. We posted a DockerCon 2018 update last year, and it is time to share how we've improved the experience of using .NET and Docker together over the last year. We have a group of .NET Core team members attending the conference again this year. Please reach out @ dotnet@microsoft.com if ...

Azure SignalR Service now supports ASP.NET!

Azure SignalR Service is a fully managed real-time messaging service, built on ASP.NET Core SignalR. ASP.NET Core SignalR has many features incompatible with ASP.NET SignalR, so existing ASP.NET SignalR Application doesn't work with SignalR Service. We added the ASP.NET support to SignalR Service SDK to enable this scenario. This blog also lists features that are no longer supported and provides references on documents and code samples.

Introducing .NET for Apache® Spark™ Preview

Today at Spark + AI summit we are excited to announce .NET for Apache Spark. Spark is a popular open source distributed processing engine for analytics over large data sets. Spark can be used for processing batches of data, real-time streams, machine learning, and ad-hoc query. .NET for Apache Spark is aimed at making Apache® Spark...

Upcoming Updates for .NET Framework 4.8

Upcoming Updates for .NET Framework 4.8 The .NET Framework 4.8 product release is now available. The .NET Framework 4.8 product will receive updates on the same cadence and the usual channels (Windows Update, WSUS, Catalog) as all .NET Framework and Windows cumulative updates. For Windows 10, .NET Framework 4.8 updates will now be ...

Announcing Entity Framework Core 3.0 Preview 4

Today, we are making the fourth preview of Entity Framework Core 3.0 available on NuGet, alongside .NET Core 3.0 Preview 4 and ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview 4. We encourage you to install this preview to test the new functionality and assess the impact of the included breaking changes. What’s new in EF Core 3.0 Preview 4? This preview includes...

Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 4

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 3.0 Preview 4. It includes a chart control for Windows Forms, HTTP/2 support, GC updates to use less memory, support for CPU limits with Docker, the addition of PowerShell in .NET Core SDK Docker container images, and other improvements. If you missed it, check out the improvements we released in .NET Core 3....

Blazor now in official preview!

With this newest Blazor release we're pleased to announce that Blazor is now in official preview! Blazor is no longer experimental and we are committing to ship it as a supported web UI framework including support for running client-side in the browser on WebAssembly. A little over a year ago we started the Blazor experimental project with ...

Announcing the .NET Framework 4.8

We are thrilled to announce the release of the .NET Framework 4.8 today. It’s included in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. .NET Framework 4.8 is also available on Windows 7+ and Windows Server 2008 R2+. You can install .NET 4.8 from our .NET Download site. For building applications targeting .NET Framework 4.8, you can download the NET 4....