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Announcing New ASP.NET Core and Web Development Features in Visual Studio 2017

We are pleased to announce updates to our ASP.NET tools, ASP.NET Core tools, Container tools, and frameworks that are shipping as part of the Visual Studio 2017 release today.  We have made significant updates to the web development tools to make them easier for you to use and help make you more productive in your daily web development tasks...

Announcing Microsoft ASP.NET WebHooks V1 RTM

We are very happy to announce ASP.NET WebHooks V1 RTM making it easy to both send and receive WebHooks with ASP.NET. WebHooks provide a simple pub/sub model for wiring together Web APIs and services with your code. A WebHook can be used to get notified when a file has changed in Dropbox, a code change has been committed to GitHub, a payment ...

Announcing the Fastest ASP.NET Yet, ASP.NET Core 1.1 RTM

We are happy to announce that ASP.NET Core 1.1 is now available as a stable release on nuget.org! This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET Core 1.1 you will need to do the...

Announcing ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1

Today we are happy to announce the release of ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1. This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 you will need to do the following: 1. ...

Introducing the ASP.Net Async SessionState Module

SessionStateModule is ASP.NET's default session-state handler which retrieves session data and writes it to the session-state store. It already operates asynchronously when acquiring the request state, but it doesn’t support async read/write to the session-state store. In the .NET Framework 4.6.2 release, we introduced a new interface named ...

Announcing the ASP.NET Core September 2016 Patch Release

Today we are making available a patch release to the ASP.NET Core 1.0 release.  This patch contains some updates to MVC, Routing, AntiForgery, Entity Framework Core, and the Kestrel server.  Release notes and links to the issues that are addressed for these packages are available on GitHub.  There are updated ASP.NET Core templates ...

Announcing the ongoing Bug Bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core

It's with a great deal of pleasure that I can announce an on-going bug bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, our cross platform runtime and web stack. During the RC1 and RC2 bounty periods we received quite a few interesting, intriguing and even puzzling bugs which we've addressed. The RC 1 bounty included one report which prompted an entire...

Announcing ASP.NET Core 1.0

The first version of ASP.NET 1.0 came out almost 14 years ago. Since then many developers have used it to build and run great web applications, and over the years we have added and evolved many, many capabilities to it. Today we are excited to announce the release of ASP.NET Core 1.0! This new release is one of the most significant ...