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Microsoft Announces ASP.NET Core Schedule Changes and Renaming Clarifications

by Pierre-Luc Maheu on  Feb 10, 2016

Microsoft made some clarifications on ASP.NET a few weeks ago. Jeffrey T. Fritz, program manager at Microsoft, explains the recent changes in the schedule. He also gives some details related to the renaming from ASP.NET 5 to ASP.NET Core 1.0.

Visual Basic: Back by Popular Demand

by Jonathan Allen on  Apr 27, 2015 22

Once again, Visual Basic has been brought back from the brink of deprecation. Reversing a previous decision, VB will be fully supported in ASP.NET 5 including cross-platform.

ASP.NET Identity Preview 2.0 Adds Account Confirmation, Password Reset and Security Token Provider

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Dec 24, 2013

Microsoft has recently released ASP.NET Identity Framework with support for account confirmation, password reset, security token provider in addition to the ability to make use of IQueryable on UsersStore and RolesStore.

Microsoft Refreshed .NET Framework 4.5 with Updates

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Jan 12, 2013 2

Microsoft has recently released updates for .NET Framework 4.5 which fixes reliability, compatibility, stability, and performance issues associated with WPF, CLR, Windows Forms, XML, NCL, ASP.NET, WWF, WCF and Entity Framework.