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How the .NET Team uses Azure Pipelines to produce Docker Images

Producing Docker images for .NET might not seem like that big of a deal.  Once you’ve got a Dockerfile defined, just run "docker build" and "docker push" and you’re done, right?  Then just rinse and repeat when new versions of .NET are released and that should be all that’s needed.  Well, it’s not quite that simple...

Visual Studio Tips and Tricks: Increasing your Productivity for .NET

The .NET team is constantly thinking of new ways to make developers more productive. We've been working hard over the past year to take the feedback you've sent us and turn it into tools that you want! In this post I’ll cover some of the latest productivity features available in Visual Studio 2019 Preview. Code Fixes and Refactorings ...

Messaging Practices

This post is a collection of content from David Boike from the Particular.net blog calling out some common problems and solutions for building message based distributed systems. They are relevant to anyone building apps using messaging, and anyone building a Microservice based solution should definitely be interested in the first post about ...

Hey .NET! Have you tried ML.NET?

ML.NET is an open source and cross-platform machine learning framework made for .NET developers. Using ML.NET you can easily build custom machine learning models for scenarios like sentiment analysis, price prediction, sales forecasting, recommendation, image classification, and more. ML.NET 1.0 was released at //Build 2019, and since then ...

.NET Framework August 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the August 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. BCL1 1 Base Class Library (BCL)   Getting the Update The Preview of Quality Rollup is available via Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, and ...

.NET Core and systemd

In preview7 a new package was added to the `Microsoft.Extensions` set of packages that enables integration with systemd. For the Windows focused, systemd allows similar functionality to Windows Services, there is a post on how to do what we discuss here for Windows Services in this post. This work was contributed by Tom Deseyn from Red Hat. In...

.NET Framework 4.8 is available on Windows Update, WSUS and MU Catalog

01/14/2020: This post has been updated with information about the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows Updates released on January 14, 2020 via Windows Update/WSUS/Catalog to include the servicing fixes since the .NET Framework 4.8 August 2019 Windows Update. Apart from the servicing fixes, there is no change in the .NET Framework 4.8 ...

Announcing .NET Core 3.0 Preview 8

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 3.0 Preview 8. Just like with Preview 7, we've focused on polishing .NET Core 3.0 for a final release and are not adding new features. If these final previews seem anti-climatic, that's by design. Download .NET Core 3.0 Preview 8 right now on Windows, macOS and Linux. ASP.NET Core and EF Core are also ...

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