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.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 ...

Announcing ASP.NET 4.6 and ASP.NET 5 beta 5 in Visual Studio 2015 Release

Long time readers of this blog or followers of the ASP.NET Community Standup know that this day was coming, and we have a released version of ASP.NET 4.6 framework and tools with Visual Studio 2015.  Not only are we shipping ASP.NET 4.6, but we are also including with Visual Studio 2015 a bundle of ASP.NET 5 beta 5 runtime tools and libraries...

New ASP.NET Features and Fixes in Visual Studio 2015 RC

Today Scott Hanselman announced the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 5. We hope that all //build attendees are enjoying the show, and we are following up on the news of the Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate to show you some of the cool new features delivered in this version ...

Making It Better: ASP.NET with Visual Basic 14

BASIC is part of the DNA of Microsoft, and we have continued to evolve the language for most of the 40 years of the company’s existence.  In the next evolution of the language, Visual Basic 14, there are a number of great features that are being added and we want to make sure that you know we are fully supporting them with ASP.NET in ...

ASP.NET Identity 2.2.1

We are releasing ASP.NET Identity 2.2.1. The main focus in this release was to fix issues reported in 2.2.0 release. Download this release You can download ASP.NET Identity from the NuGet gallery. You can install or update these packages using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Identity....

Welcome Back! – The AJAX Control Toolkit March 2015 Update

Welcome Back! - The AJAX Control Toolkit March 2015 Update Its been 15 months since a significant update was released for the AJAX Control Toolkit on CodePlex. In the time since then, our friends at DevExpress have stepped up and offered to lead this open source project. In just a few short months, they have implemented a number of modern and ...

Announcing ASP.NET features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4

Today we released both Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4. The ASP.NET team provided many new features and updates to both the runtime and tooling in Visual Studio 2015 Preview, including: ASP.NET 5 Preview runtime This release of Visual Studio supports creating and developing ASP.NET 5 Preview applications. ASP.NET 5 ...