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.
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 slimming down events.
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,
Today, we are releasing the August 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup.
Quality and Reliability
This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements.
Addresses a crash that occurs after enumerating event logs. 
1 Base Class Library (BCL)
Getting the Update
The Preview of Quality Rollup is available via Windows Update,
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.
We are happy to announce that Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 is now available on Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Microsoft Update (MU) Catalog. This release includes quality and reliability fixes based on feedback since the .NET Framework 4.8 initial release.
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,
The Preview 8 versions of the EF Core 3.0 package and the EF 6.3 package are now available for download from nuget.org.
New previews of .NET Core 3.0 and ASP.NET Core 3.0 are also available today.
Please install these previews to validate that all the functionality required by your applications is available and works correctly.
It’s about two years ago that I announced .NET Standard 2.0. Since then we’ve been working hard to increase the set of .NET Standard-based libraries for .NET. This includes many of the BCL components, such as the Windows Compatibility Pack, but also other popular libraries,
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