12/09/2020: this post was updated to clarify that Client operating systems will get .NET Core updates via Automatic Updates, while Server operating systems will get .NET Core updates via WSUS and MU Catalog.
12/14/2021: this post was updated to reflect Hosting Bundle updates are also available on Microsoft Update now.
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We've updated our support for developing .NET Core applications in GitHub Codespaces using Visual Studio. Read about the added support we have for editors, testing, debugging, and Azure. Sign up to be invited to the preview for GitHub Codespaces and Visual Studio support!
Since .NET 5 was announced, many of you have asked what this means for .NET Standard and whether it will still be relevant. In this post, I'm going to explain how .NET 5 improves code sharing and replaces .NET Standard. I'll also cover the cases where you still need .NET Standard.
Announcing Entity Framework EFCore 5.0 RC1, a "go-live" supported release. This release includes new features like many-to-many, property bags, event counters, required 1:1 dependents and the ability to intercept SaveChanges and listen to save events. It also includes improvements to model-building, migrations, and more.