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Available Now: Preview of Project “Orleans” – Cloud Services at Scale

This post was written by Niklas Gustafsson, Principal Program Manager on the Cloud Platform Tooling Team Today, at Build 2014, we are announcing the preview release of a cloud programming model under the codename “Orleans”. This project originated in Microsoft Research. Project “Orleans” provides a straightforward approach to building...

Available Now: Preview of Project “Orleans” – Cloud Services at Scale

This post was written by Niklas Gustafsson, Principal Program Manager on the Cloud Platform Tooling Team Today, at Build 2014, we are announcing the preview release of a cloud programming model under the codename “Orleans”. This project originated in Microsoft Research. Project “Orleans” provides a straightforward approach to building...

Available Now: Preview of Project “Orleans” – Cloud Services at Scale

This post was written by Niklas Gustafsson, Principal Program Manager on the Cloud Platform Tooling Team Today, at Build 2014, we are announcing the preview release of a cloud programming model under the codename “Orleans”. This project originated in Microsoft Research. Project “Orleans” provides a straightforward approach to building...

RyuJIT CTP2: Getting Ready for Prime-time

This post announces an updated preview of the .NET team’s new 64-bit Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler. It was written by Mani Ramaswamy, Program Manager for the .NET Dynamic Code Execution Team. Note: RyuJIT CTP3 is available here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dotnet/archive/2014/04/03/the-next-generation-of-net.aspx. The developer preview of ...

A new look for .NET Reference Source

This post was written by Alok Shriram, Program Manager on the .NET Framework team. He will show you a significantly improved experience around .NET Reference Source. Today I'm very excited to announce that we have an awesome new experience to use the .NET Framework reference source. Browsing .NET Reference Source First of all, most people ...

Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource is now stable

We are announcing the RTM of the EventSource NuGet package, which enables fast app tracing to the Windows Event Log, including in production. This post was written by Cosmin Radu, a software developer on the .NET Runtime team. Over the past several weeks we’ve been working on addressing some feedback we’ve received from our users ...

The .NET Framework 4.5.1 is available on Windows Update and WSUS

Update (2017): See .NET Framework Releases to learn about newer releases. This release is unsupported. We are happy to announce that the .NET Framework 4.5.1 and its language packs are now available via Windows Update (WU) and WSUS. You can learn more about the release from the What's new in the .NET Framework 4.5.1 topic. This update is ...

Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource is now RC on NuGet.org

We are announcing the RC of the EventSource NuGet package, which enables fast app tracing to the Windows Event Log, including in production. This post was written by Cosmin Radu, a software developer on the .NET Runtime team. Over the past several months we’ve been working on addressing feedback and extending the value proposition ...

PCL and .NET NuGet Libraries are now enabled for Xamarin

Earlier today, Soma announced a collaboration between Microsoft and Xamarin. As you probably know, Xamarin’s Visual Studio extension enables developers to use VS and .NET to extend the reach of their apps across multiple devices, including iOS and Android. As part of that collaboration, today, we are announcing two releases around the .NET ...

Announcing release of ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013

I’m excited to show the new features of ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013. Visit Somasegar’s blog for details on Visual Studio 2013 RTW. Download Visual Studio 2013 to try out the new features in this release. Read the Visual Studio blog for information about general editor enhancements, including the preview time ...