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Introducing C# Source Generators

We're pleased to introduce the first preview of Source Generators, a new C# compiler feature that lets C# developers inspect user code and generate new C# source files that can be added to a compilation. This is done via a new kind of component that we're calling a Source Generator. To get started with Source Generators, you'll need to ...

Work flow of diagnosing memory performance issues – Part 2

Work flow of diagnosing memory performance issues – Part 0 Work flow of diagnosing memory performance issues – Part 1 Work flow of diagnosing memory performance issues – Part 2 (this post) In this blog post I’ll talk a bit about how to spend time wisely and then continue with the analysis. Originally I was going to delve ...

Announcing .NET 5.0 Preview 3

Today, we're releasing .NET 5.0 Preview 3. It contains a set of new features and performance improvements. We're continuing to work on the bigger features that will define the 5.0 release. The .NET 5.0 Preview 1 post covers what we are planning on building for .NET 5.0. Please take a look at the post and the dotnet/designs repository and share...

ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 5 Preview 3

.NET 5 Preview3 is now available and is ready for evaluation! .NET 5 will be a current release. Get started To get started with ASP.NET Core in .NET 5.0 Preview3 install the .NET 5.0 SDK. If you're on Windows using Visual Studio, we recommend installing the latest preview of Visual Studio 2019 16.6. If you're on macOS, we recommend ...

Announcing Entity Framework Core 5.0 Preview 3

Today we are excited to announce the third preview release of EF Core 5.0. The third previews of .NET 5 and ASP.NET Core 5.0 are also available now. Prerequisites The previews of EF Core 5.0 require .NET Standard 2.1. This means: How to get EF Core 5.0 previews EF Core is distributed exclusively as a set of ...

Help us shape the future of deep learning in .NET

Deep learning is a subset of machine learning used for tasks such as image classification, object detection, and natural language processing. It uses algorithms known as neural networks to learn and make predictions on image, sound, or text data. Neural networks learn from experience, just like we do as humans. Similar to how we may try an ...

Using .NET Core to provide Power Query for Excel on Mac

Power Query is a data connection technology that enables you to discover, connect, combine, and refine data sources to meet your analysis needs. Features in Power Query are available in Excel and Power BI Desktop. Power Query was developed for windows and is written in C# targeting .NET Framework. The Power Query product has been in ...

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