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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 ...

Announcing .NET Core 2.2

We’re excited to announce the release of .NET Core 2.2. It includes diagnostic improvements to the runtime, support for ARM32 for Windows and Azure Active Directory for SQL Client. The biggest improvements in this release are in ASP.NET Core. ASP.NET Core 2.2 and Entity Framework Core 2.2 are also releasing today. You can download and ...

Cross-platform Time Zones with .NET Core

Developing applications that span multiple operating systems in .NET Core while working with Time Zone information can lead to unexpected results for developers not familiar with the differences in how operating systems manage Time Zones. In this post, we will explore those differences and the challenges they present. Reproducing the issue ...

.NET Core Source Code Analysis with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier

This post was written by Varun Venkatesan, Li Tian, Denis Pravdin, who are engineers at Intel. They are excited to share .NET Core-specific enhancements that Intel has made to VTune Amplifier 2019. You can use this tool to use to make .NET Core applications faster on Intel processors. Update (2019.01.14): VTune™ Amplifier 2019 Update 2 ...

Announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3

Announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 as well as ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview 3, and Entity Framework 2.2 Preview 3 release. .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 can be used with Visual Studio 15.9 Preview 3 (or later), Visual Studio for Mac and Visual Studio Code. Download and test it out! We’re looking for feedback on the release with the intent of shipping the final version later this year.

.NET Core October 2018 Update – NET Core 1.0 and 1.1

Today, we are releasing the .NET Core October 2018 Update for 1.0 and 1.1. This update includes .NET Core 1.0.13, 1.1.10 and .NET Core SDK 1.1.11. Security CVE-2018-8292: .NET Core Information Disclosure Vulnerability Microsoft is aware of a security feature bypass vulnerability that exists when .NET Core when HTTP authentication ...