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New feature to enable C# 6 / VB 14

The model to leverage updated versions of C# or VB in web apps has changed over the past few years. In the past to leverage a new version of C# or VB you would get the runtime and build tools by installing the .NET Framework. With Visual Studio 2015 and the latest version of MSBuild this is no longer needed. You can decide which applications ...

Entity Framework 7 RC1 Available

Today we are making Entity Framework 7 RC1 available. EF7 will be the next major release of Entity Framework and is currently in pre-release.   When to use EF7 As discussed in our EF7 – v1 or v7 post, EF7 introduces some significant changes and improvements over EF6.x. Because EF7 is based on a new core, the features from EF6.x do ...