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Porting desktop apps to .NET Core

Since I've been working with the community on porting desktop applications from .NET Framework to .NET Core, I've noticed that there are two camps of folks: some want a very simple and short list of instructions to get their apps ported to .NET Core while others prefer a more principled approach with more background information. Instead of ...

The F# development home on GitHub is now dotnet/fsharp

TL;DR We've moved the F# GitHub repository from microsoft/visualfsharp to dotnet/fsharp, as specified in the corresponding RFC. F# has a somewhat strange history in its name and brand. If we roll back the clocks to the year 2015, F# sort of had two identities. One side of this was Visual F#, or "VisualFSharp"; a product within Visual ...

Default implementations in interfaces

Default implementations in interfaces With last week's posts Announcing .NET Core 3.0 Preview 5 and Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 Preview 3, the last major feature of C# 8.0 is now available in preview. A big impediment to software evolution has been the fact that you couldn't add new members to a public interface. You would break ...

.NET Core May 2019 Updates – 1.0.16, 1.1.14, 2.1.11 and 2.2.5

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core May 2019 Update. These updates contain security and reliability fixes. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages. NOTE: If you are a Visual Studio user, there are MSBuild version requirements so use only the .NET Core SDK supported for each Visual Studio version. Information ...

.NET Framework May 2019 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the May 2019 Cumulative Update, Security and Quality Rollup, and Security Only Update. Security CVE-2019-0820 – Denial of Service Vulnerability A denial of service vulnerability exists when .NET Framework and .NET Core improperly process RegEx strings. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could...

Introducing the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient

This post was written by Vicky Harp, Program Manager on SqlClient and SQL Server Tools. Those of you who have been following .NET development closely have very likely seen Scott Hunter's latest blog post, .NET Core is the Future of .NET. The change in focus of .NET Framework towards stability and new feature development moving to .NET Core ...

Introducing diagnostics improvements in .NET Core 3.0

In .NET Core 3.0, we are introducing a suite of tools that utilize new features in the .NET runtime that make it easier to diagnose and solve performance problems. These runtime features help you answer some common diagnostic questions you may have: Is my application healthy? Often times an application can slowly start ...

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