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Announcing a new .NET and ASP.NET Core Bug Bounty

Now that you're all updated to RC2 I am pleased to announce a further 3 month bug bounty program for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, our cross platform runtime and web stack. The program encompasses the RC2 and, should its release fall within the 3 months programme period, the RTM version. The bounty will run from 7th June 2016 till 7th ...

Announcing ASP.NET Core RC2

Edit:  ASP.NET Core RC2 is now available for use with Azure Web Applications We are very pleased to announce the availability of ASP.NET Core RC2.  This release succeeds the ASP.NET 5 RC1 release and features a number of updates to enhance compatibility with other .NET frameworks and an improved runtime.  You can install the RC2 from http...

Announcing v16.1 of the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit

We are very happy to announce along with our partners at DevExpress, a new version of the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit is now available.  This version, labeled 16.1 delivers some documentation improvements, tutorials, and some long requested updates for existing controls. This is the one year anniversary of the stewardship of the AJAX ...

ASP.NET 5 is dead – Introducing ASP.NET Core 1.0 and .NET Core 1.0

This post originally appeared on Scott Hanselman's blog at: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ASPNET5IsDeadIntroducingASPNETCore10AndNETCore10.aspx Naming is hard. There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. - Phil Karlton It's very easy to armchair quarterback and say that "they should have named it...

.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 ...

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 ...

.NET Core and ASP.NET Launches a Beta Bug Bounty Program.

A guest post from Barry Dorrans, the security lead for ASP.NETToday, with great excitement, we announce an introductory 3 month bug bounty program for .NET Core and ASP.NET, our new open source, cross platform runtime and web stack. The program encompasses the latest beta version, beta 8 and any subsequent beta or release candidates ...

Announcing the ASP.NET WebHooks Visual Studio Extension Preview

After a few days of work, I’m excited to introduce you to the ASP.NET WebHooks preview support we’ve put together for Visual Studio developers. This tool bootstraps your ASP.NET project with the NuGet packages and configuration code you’ll need so you can add custom processing for incoming WebHook requests from third parties like GitHub...

Introducing Microsoft ASP.NET WebHooks Preview

We are very pleased to announce ASP.NET WebHooks preview as a new addition to the ASP.NET family. WebHooks is a lightweight HTTP pattern providing a simple pub/sub model for wiring together Web APIs and SaaS services. When an event happens in a service, a notification is sent in the form of an HTTP POST request to registered subscribers. The ...

Announcing Availability of ASP.NET 5 beta 6

It feels like we just did this… we just announced an ASP.NET release, and here comes another one.  The development team has been hard at work right through the release of Visual Studio 2015 to deliver an updated set of packages and tools for you to use with ASP.NET 5.  This release, labeled ASP.NET 5 beta 6 contains a handful of new ...