Last month, we announced .NET support for Jupyter notebooks, and showed how to use them to work with .NET for Apache Spark and ML.NET. Today, we’re announcing the preview of a DataFrame type for .NET to make data exploration easy. If you’ve used Python to manipulate data in notebooks,
.NET added async/await to the languages and libraries over seven years ago. In that time, it’s caught on like wildfire, not only across the .NET ecosystem, but also being replicated in a myriad of other languages and frameworks. It’s also seen a ton of improvements in .NET,
“Producer/consumer” problems are everywhere, in all facets of our lives. A line cook at a fast food restaurant, slicing tomatoes that are handed off to another cook to assemble a burger, which is handed off to a register worker to fulfill your order,
Today, we are releasing the December 2019 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework.
No new security fixes. See September 2019 Security and Quality Rollup for the latest security updates.
Quality and Reliability
This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements.
Over the past year, we’ve been working with the Windows Server team to make Windows Server Core container images a lot smaller. They are now 40% smaller! The Windows Server team has already published the new images in the Server Core Insider Docker repo,
We open sourced our new GC Perf Infrastructure! It’s now part of the dotnet performance repo. I’ve been meaning to write about it ‘cause some curious minds had been asking when they could use it after I blogged about it last time but didn’t get around to it till now.
.NET Core 2.2 was released on December 4, 2018. As a non-LTS (“Current”) release, it is supported for three months after the next release. .NET Core 3.0 was released on September 23, 2019. As a result, .NET Core 2.2 is supported until December 23,
We are happy to announce the new preview version of the .NET Core Windows Forms designer, which is available with the Visual Studio 16.5 Preview 1.
The big news is that the designer is now part of Visual Studio! This means that installing the .NET Core Windows Forms designer from a separate VSIX is no longer needed!
Announcing Entity Framework Core 3.1 and Entity Framework 6.4
We are excited to announce the general availability of EF Core 3.1 and EF 6.4 on nuget.org.
The final versions of .NET Core 3.1 and ASP.NET Core 3.1 are also available now.
Announcing .NET Core 3.1
We’re excited to announce the release of .NET Core 3.1. It’s really just a small set of fixes and refinements over .NET Core 3.0, which we released just over two months ago. The most important feature is that .NET Core 3.1 is an long-term supported (LTS) release and will be supported for three years.