Rich Lander [MSFT]

Program Manager, .NET Team

Richard Lander is a Principal Program Manager on the .NET Core team. He works on making .NET Core work great in memory-limited Docker containers, on ARM hardware like the Raspberry Pi, and enabling GPIO programming and IoT scenarios. He is part of the design team that defines new .NET runtime capabilities and features. He enjoys British rock and Doctor Who. He grew up in Canada and New Zealand.

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.NET Core 2.1 June Update

We released .NET Core 2.1.1. This update includes .NET Core SDK 2.1.301, ASP.NET Core 2.1.1 and .NET Core 2.1.1. See .NET Core 2.1.1 release notes for complete details on the release. Quality Updates CLI CoreCLR CoreFX WCF Getting the Update The .NET Core 2.1 June 2018 Update is ...

.NET Core 2.0 will reach End of Life on October 1, 2018

Last Updated: 6/22/2018 .NET Core 2.0 was released on August 14, 2017. As a non-LTS release, it is supported for 3 months after the next release. .NET Core 2.1 was released on May 30th, 2018. As a result, .NET Core 2.0 will be supported until September 1, 2018. NEW: Customers have reported a narrow but critical diagnostics issue with .NET ...

Staying up-to-date with .NET Container Images

This post describes the container images that we produce and update for you, that you can use with Docker, Kubernetes and other systems. When you are using .NET and Docker together, you are probably using the official .NET container images from Microsoft. We've made many improvements over the last year to the .NET images that make it easier ...

Using .NET and Docker Together – DockerCon 2018 Update

I posted about Using .NET and Docker Together last year. With DockerCon 2018 being this week, it seemed like a great time to give you an update.  Since my last post, we've enabled a set of Docker workflows with guidance and samples for .NET Core and .NET Framework, for development, CI/CD, and production. We also offer many more images for ...

Announcing .NET Core 2.1

We're excited to announce the release of .NET Core 2.1. It includes improvements to performance, to the runtime and tools. It also includes a new way to deploy tools as NuGet packages. We've added a new primitive type called that operates on data without allocations. There are many other new APIs, focused on cryptography, compression, and ...

.NET Framework May 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the May 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Networking WPF Note: Additional information on these improvements is not available. The VSTS bug number provided with each improvement ...

.NET Core May 2018 Update

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core May 2018 Update. This update includes .NET Core 2.1.200 SDK and ASP.NET Core 2.0.8. Security Microsoft is releasing this security advisory to provide information about a vulnerability in .NET Core and .NET native version 2.0. This advisory also provides guidance on what developers can do to update their ...

.NET Framework May 2018 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the May 2018 Security and Quality Rollup. Security CVE-2018-1039 – Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Windows which could allow an attacker to bypass Device Guard. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could circumvent a User Mode Code ...

.NET Core 3 and Support for Windows Desktop Applications

At Microsoft Build Live today, we are sharing a first look at our plans for .NET Core 3. The highlight of .NET Core 3 is support for Windows desktop applications, specifically Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Framework (WPF), and UWP XAML. You will be able to run new and existing Windows desktop applications on .NET Core and enjoy all the ...

Announcing .NET Core 2.1 RC 1

Today, we're announcing .NET Core 2.1 Release Candidate 1 (RC 1). The .NET Core 2.1 RC 1 is now ready for broad testing and for production use. Our quality, reliability, and performance testing give us confidence that the release is ready for the first set of production users. On the metrics that we can measure, .NET Core 2.1 is a large step ...