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Migrating a Sample WPF App to .NET Core 3 (Part 1)

Olia recently wrote a post about how to port a WinForms app from .NET Framework to .NET Core. Today, I'd like to follow that up by walking through the steps to migrate a sample WPF app to .NET Core 3. Many of these steps will be familiar from Olia's post, but I've tried to differentiate this one by including some additional common dependencies...

Porting desktop apps to .NET Core

Since I've been working with the community on porting desktop applications from .NET Framework to .NET Core, I've noticed that there are two camps of folks: some want a very simple and short list of instructions to get their apps ported to .NET Core while others prefer a more principled approach with more background information. Instead of ...

.NET Framework May 2019 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the May 2019 Cumulative Update, Security and Quality Rollup, and Security Only Update. Security CVE-2019-0820 – Denial of Service Vulnerability A denial of service vulnerability exists when .NET Framework and .NET Core improperly process RegEx strings. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could...

Introducing the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient

This post was written by Vicky Harp, Program Manager on SqlClient and SQL Server Tools. Those of you who have been following .NET development closely have very likely seen Scott Hunter's latest blog post, .NET Core is the Future of .NET. The change in focus of .NET Framework towards stability and new feature development moving to .NET Core ...

.NET Core is the Future of .NET 

We introduced .NET Core 1.0 on November 2014. The goal with .NET Core was to take the learning from our experience building, shipping and servicing .NET Framework over the previous 12 years and build a better product. Some examples of these improvements are side-by-side installations (you can install a new version and not worry about ...

Upcoming Updates for .NET Framework 4.8

Upcoming Updates for .NET Framework 4.8 The .NET Framework 4.8 product release is now available. The .NET Framework 4.8 product will receive updates on the same cadence and the usual channels (Windows Update, WSUS, Catalog) as all .NET Framework and Windows cumulative updates. For Windows 10, .NET Framework 4.8 updates will now be ...

Announcing the .NET Framework 4.8

We are thrilled to announce the release of the .NET Framework 4.8 today. It’s included in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. .NET Framework 4.8 is also available on Windows 7+ and Windows Server 2008 R2+. You can install .NET 4.8 from our .NET Download site. For building applications targeting .NET Framework 4.8, you can download the NET 4....

Migrating Delegate.BeginInvoke Calls for .NET Core

I recently worked with a couple customers migrating applications to .NET Core that had to make code changes to workaround and methods on delegates not being supported on .NET Core. In this post, we'll look at why these APIs aren't implemented for .NET Core, why their usage isn't caught by the .NET API Portability Analyzer, and how to fix ...