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New feature to enable C# 6 / VB 14
New feature to enable C# 6 / VB 14
The model to leverage updated versions of C# or VB in web apps has changed over the past few years. In the past to leverage a new version of C# or VB you would get the runtime and build tools by installing the .NET Framework. With Visual Studio 2015 and the latest version of MSBuild this is no longer needed. You can decide which applications ...
[Guest Post] Announcing F# Support in Visual Studio Code with Ionide
[Guest Post] Announcing F# Support in Visual Studio Code with Ionide
This is a guest post by Krzysztof Cieślak, an F# community developer and contributor to the Ionide project including its Visual Studio Code extension. To learn more about F# and engage with the community, head to fsharp.org. To learn more about the Ionide project, head to ionide.io.Ionide is a suite of packages for the Atom editor that ...
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The Week in .NET – 12/1/2015
The Week in .NET – 12/1/2015
This is our first "The Week in .NET" post. Our objective in writing this is to provide more regular updates about what the team and core contributors have been working on, and to give a community heartbeat, in the form of a list of interesting links. Of course, if you wrote a great blog post, or just read one, if you want to show a great new ...
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.NET Framework 4.6.1 is now available!
.NET Framework 4.6.1 is now available!
Updated (2017): See .NET Framework Releases to learn about newer releases. Updated (1/2016): This post was updated to add information about reference source for .NET Framework 4.6.1. Today we are announcing the availability of  .NET Framework 4.6.1. You can download this release now. Here is a summary of key improvements ...
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What’s New in Visual Studio Update 1 for .NET Managed Languages
What’s New in Visual Studio Update 1 for .NET Managed Languages
Hold on to your hats, cowboys and cowgirls! A lot of exciting things are coming out of the .NET Managed Languages team for Visual Studio 2015 Update 1. Read on to learn more about new IDE features, interactive C#, new code analysis management, Visual F# improvements, and the new F5 experience for Roslyn open source development. You can now ...
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.NET Core and ASP.NET Bug Bounty Update
.NET Core and ASP.NET Bug Bounty Update
As we've now released RC1 of .NET Core and ASP.NET restrictions on areas for investigation are now lifted. The entire cross platform stack, including networking is now in scope and eligible for bounty submissions.The ASP.NET web site has instructions on how to install RC1 on Windows, Linux and OS X. Windows researchers can use Visual ...
Are you GLAD?
Are you GLAD?
Holidays are almost upon us. Last year around Christmas time I wrote a set of GC ETW blog entries to help with diagnosing GC heap related issues. This year I want to discuss taking that a (big) step further and making an SDK that does the analysis for you using these ETW events - so before I leave for vacation I’d like to share with you ...
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Announcing .NET Core and ASP.NET 5 RC
Announcing .NET Core and ASP.NET 5 RC
Updated (2017): See .NET Core Releases to learn about newer releases. This release is not supported. Today, we are announcing .NET Core and ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate, supported on Windows, OS X and Linux. This release is "Go Live", meaning you can deploy apps into production and call Microsoft Support if you need help. Please check out ...
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Announcing ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1
Announcing ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1
Update - 11-30-2015: The ASP.NET 5 RC1 installers and DNX packages have been updated to address the following issues: The updated version of DNX (1.0.0-rc1-update1) is available via the .NET Version Manager (DNVM). Note, no other ASP.NET 5 NuGet packages are affected by this update and thus their versions remain unchanged. If you have ...