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Submit to the Applied F# Challenge!

This post was written by Lena Hall, a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. F# Software Foundation has recently announced their new initiative — Applied F# Challenge! We encourage you to participate and send your submissions about F# on Azure through the participation form. Applied F# Challenge is a new initiative to ...

Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 2. It includes new features in .NET Core 3.0 and C# 8, in addition to the large number of new features in Preview 1. ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview 2  is also released today. C# 8 Preview 2 is part of .NET Core 3 SDK, and was also released last week with Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2. Download and get...

Help us plan the future of .NET and Big Data

We’re currently looking into how we can make .NET great for Big Data scenarios.    Please fill out the survey below and help shape how we can improve .NET for Big Data by sharing your experiences, challenges, and needs. It should only take 10 minutes or less to complete!  Take the survey now!  Thanks, .NET Team...

.NET and TypeScript at FOSDEM 2019

The schedule for the .NET and Typescript Developer Room at FOSDEM has now been published! FOSDEM is one of the longest running Free and Open Source conferences, and we’re excited to have a .NET and TypeScript Developer Room this year, with lots of great speakers and sessions. The conference is Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd February at the...

Do more with patterns in C# 8.0

Do more with patterns in C# 8.0 Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 is out! And with it, a couple more C# 8.0 features are ready for you to try. It's mostly about pattern matching, though I'll touch on a few other news and changes at the end. More patterns in more places When C# 7.0 introduced pattern matching we said that we expected to add more ...

Announcing F# 4.6 Preview

F# 4.6 is now fully released. See the announcement blog post for more. We're excited to announce that Visual Studio 2019 will ship a new version of F# when it releases: F# 4.6! F# 4.6 is a smaller update to the F# language, making it a "true" point-release. As with previous versions of F#, F# 4.6 was developed entirely via an open RFC (...

.NET Core tooling update for Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2

Another preview of Visual Studio 2019, another update on the cool stuff going into it! We're pleased to announce some updates to the .NET Core tools for Visual Studio 2019. You can try these changes out starting with Preview 2. We'd love for you to try out these new features and give us feedback. Debugging console apps will use the new ...

Help us help you! What desktop apps are you bringing to .NET Core 3.0?

Windows Desktop applications are coming to .NET Core. The recently released .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 version includes WinForms and WPF support. To make .NET Core 3.0 viable for as many of you as possible, we have created a survey to understand the types of desktop applications you want to build with .NET Core. Based on the information you ...

.NET Core January 2019 Updates – 2.1.7 and 2.2.1

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core January 2019 Update. These updates contain security and reliability fixes. Security CVE-2019-0545: .NET Core Information Disclosure Vulnerability The security update addresses the vulnerability by enforcing Cross-origin Resource Sharing (CORS) configuration to prevent its bypass in .NET ...