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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 ...

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 ...

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