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.NET Standard 2.0 Has Been Finalized

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 11, 2017

Microsoft has announced the final version of .NET Standard 2.0 which includes over 32k APIs, a 140% increase over .NET Standard 1.6 and 400% compared to .NET Standard 1.0.

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.NET Framework 4.7 Now Generally Available

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 05, 2017

.NET Framework 4.7 debuted with the release of Windows 10 Creators Edition, but was not available for prior releases of Windows until now. The general availability of .NET Framework 4.7 provides users of Windows 7-10 with the latest features including support for C#7 and VB 15, bug fixes, and expanded cryptography support.

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.NET Framework 4.7 Improves WPF and WinForms

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 07, 2017

Debuting with Windows 10 Creators Update, .NET Framework 4.7 includes high DPI support to Windows Forms applications and provides touch & stylus support to WPF applications running on Windows 10.

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.NET Framework 4.6.2 Delivers WPF and Security Improvements

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 05, 2016

The latest release of the .NET Framework provides several new features centered around WPF and security- including some long-awaited improvements to ClickOnce deployed applications. Microsoft released a preview of .NET Framework 4.6.2 back in late March and now developers can take advantage of the release’s new features in their own projects.

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Codename One Adds Support for Java Apps to Target the Universal Windows Platform

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 30, 2016 1

Codename One, a popular app development environment that allows Java to be used for a variety of platforms, can now also target the Universal Windows Platform. This will allow Java developers to target any device where Windows 10 is installed- whether phone, table or desktop- and raises the number of targetable platforms to eight.

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.NET 4.6.2 Preview Brings Security and WPF Features

by Jonathan Allen Follow 50 Followers on  Apr 05, 2016 2

While most of the attention is on .NET Core, work continues on the original .NET Framework. Recently released as a preview, version 4.6.2 is primarily focused on security and WinForms/WPF related features.

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.NET's Future Includes an Open Sourced Mono

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 01, 2016

At Day 2 of Build, Microsoft's Scott Hunter and Scott Hanselman described the company's plans for a unified .NET library. As part of this plan, Mono has been switch to the MIT open source license.

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Support Ending for the .NET Framework 4.0, 4.5 and 4.5.1 on Tuesday

by Jonathan Allen Follow 50 Followers on  Jan 07, 2016

In less than a week Microsoft will formally end support for versions 4.0, 4.5, and 4.5.1 of the .NET Framework. Users should upgrade to a later version such as the slightly incompatible .NET 4.5.2.

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Raspberry Pi 2 Brings More Power, Memory and Windows Support

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 02, 2015

The Raspberry Pi foundation has announced a new upgrade for the Raspberry Pi, including a quad-core ARM A7 processor and 1G of memory. Additionally, Microsoft have been involved and Windows 10 for devices will be available for free as part of the Widows on Devices programme. Read on for more details.

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Looking at .NET Core on GitHub

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 30, 2015

It has been roughly 2 months since Microsoft started the open source released of the .NET Core libraries. The project has seen tremendous growth, and has provided some details as to how the move to GitHub has boosted development.

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Microsoft Revives WPF Development

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 17, 2014

Oft-maligned and seemingly ignored by Microsoft, the WPF technology has still remained popular with Windows application developers. Microsoft has announced new plans to improve WPF.

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Microsoft Open Sources .NET, Adds Linux and Mac OS X Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 13, 2014 2

Microsoft's recent trend toward open source software has made a major advance as the company has released the core .NET software stack under the MIT License and published the code on GitHub. The company plans to fully support an "enterprise ready" version of .NET for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

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An Interview with Jason DiBianco of Linq 4 Javascript

by Jonathan Allen Follow 50 Followers on  Sep 30, 2014

There are a few attempts at building a LINQ implementations for JavaScript. Today we choose to present Linq 4 Javascript by Jason DiBianco because it is based on lazy evaluation, an important design concept for LINQ. The fact that it includes TypeScript bindings is also a nice touch.

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.NET Micro Framework Adds VS2013 Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 26, 2014

The .NET Micro Framework has a new release which adds support for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio "14". This Framework powers devices that Microsoft intends to build the "Internet of Things" and similar hardware-centric devices like the Raspberry Pi.

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The End of .NET 4.0 is Near

by Jonathan Allen Follow 50 Followers on  Aug 18, 2014

Microsoft has announced an end-of-life schedule for .NET 4.0 thru 4.5.1. After January 12 of 2016, all technical support, including security and non-security updates, will be discontinued. Developers and users will need to either go back to.NET 3.5 SP 1 or upgrade to 4.5.2.

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