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Learn about the latest .NET Productivity features

The .NET Productivity team (a.k.a. Roslyn) is constantly thinking of new ways to make .NET developers more productive. We’ve been working hard 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 .NET productivity features available in Visual Studio 2019. Tooling ...

.NET Framework July 2020 Cumulative Update Preview

Today, we are releasing the July 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Updates for .NET Framework. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. ASP.NET - Use FIPS-compliant hashes in ASP.Net telemetry data. - Addresses an issue where "Unspecified" was not an allowed value in config for the '...

Announcing Entity Framework Core EF Core 5.0 Preview 7

Today, the Entity Framework Core team announces the seventh preview release of EF Core 5.0. This release includes a factory to create DbContext instances, the ability to reset DbContext state, Cosmos DB improvements including enhanced support for configuration options and partition keys, and much more. In this post To summarize...

Announcing .NET 5.0 Preview 7

Today, we're releasing .NET 5.0 Preview 7. It's the second to last of the preview releases (before moving to RC). Most features should be very close to done at this point. Single file and ARM64 intrinsics are two feature areas that are taking the longest time to complete, but are on track for Preview 8. See the .NET 5.0 Preview 4 post for a ...

.NET Framework July 2020 Security and Quality Rollup Updates

Revised 6/8/2021: On June 8th, 2021, this update was released to replace a previous update to address a “revocation server was offline” error that may occur during installation. If you've already installed a previous release of this update, no action is required. Revised 4/15/2021: On April 13th, 2021, this update was released to ...

.NET Core July 2020 Updates – 2.1.20 and 3.1.6

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core July 2020 Update. These updates contain security and reliability fixes. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages. Security CVE-2020-1147: .NET Core Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information about a vulnerability...