Announcing ASP.NET Core in .NET 7

Daniel Roth

.NET 7 is now released! ASP.NET Core in .NET 7 includes everything you need to build rich modern web UI and powerful back-end services.

What’s new?

Here’s a sampling of the great new features and improvements in ASP.NET Core for .NET 7:

For a full list of everything that’s new in ASP.NET Core in .NET 7, check out the ASP.NET Core in .NET 7 release notes.

Get started

To get started with ASP.NET Core in .NET 7, install the .NET 7 SDK. .NET 7 is also included with Visual Studio 2022. Mac users should use the latest Visual Studio 2022 for Mac preview.

Upgrade an existing project

To upgrade an existing ASP.NET Core app from .NET 6 to .NET 7, follow the steps in Migrate from ASP.NET Core 6.0 to 7.0

To upgrade an existing ASP.NET Core app from .NET 7 RC2 to .NET 7, update all ASP.NET Core package references to 7.0.0.

That’s it! You should be all set to enjoy the benefits of .NET 7.

See also the full list of breaking changes in ASP.NET Core for .NET 7.

Join us for the .NET 7 release at .NET Conf 2022

Come celebrate with us and learn all about the .NET 7 release at .NET Conf 2022, a FREE, three day virtual developer event with over 80 sessions featuring speakers from the .NET team and the broader .NET community. The conference starts TODAY and goes from November 8-10. We hope you can join us!

.NET 7 on Azure

.NET 7 is already deployed and ready to be used across your favorite Azure services, like Azure App Service, Azure Functions, and Azure Static Web Apps. Get started building with .NET 7 on Azure today!

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone in the community who helped make this release of .NET 7 possible! This release represents the culmination of many GitHub issues, pull requests, design feedback comments and documentation updates contributed by many members of the .NET community. We couldn’t have made it to this point without you!

We hope you enjoy this release of ASP.NET Core in .NET 7. We’re eager to hear about your experiences building with it. Let us know about any feedback you have on this release on GitHub.

Thanks again, and happy coding!