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UWP Community Toolkit Prepares for Windows Fluent Design

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 05, 2017

Microsoft continues to prepare for the forthcoming Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, and they are upgrading developers tools and resources as part of these preparations. The UWP Community Toolkit (UCT) has been updated to take advantage of Microsoft's new Fluent Design Language that will eventually become the new user interface for Windows 10.

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Microsoft Explores Manual Memory Management in .NET with Snowflake

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 01, 2017

A number of researchers from Microsoft Research, University of Cambridge, and Princeton University have forked .NET, adding an API to the runtime to support manual memory management, and published details of their approach and performance improvements obtained in the paper Project Snowflake: Non-blocking Safe Manual Memory Management in .NET.

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Microsoft .NET Architecture Guidance Released

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 30, 2017

Four application architecture guides are available from Microsoft's Developer Division and the Visual Studio product teams. This guidance covers four areas: Microservices, Docker, Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Azure, and Enterprise Applications Using Xamarin Forms. Each guidance is contained in an eBook. There are two end-to-end reference applications that the guides use as examples.

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ASP.NET Core 2 Gains Razor Pages

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 29, 2017

ASP.NET Core 2 brings a multitude of new features, including Razor Pages, new templates, and a series of changes intended to make development easier. By combining sensible defaults with detailed configuration options for those seeking more power, ASP.NET Core 2 intends to appeals to projects of all sizes.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.4 Prepares for Windows 10 Fall Update

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 25, 2017

Microsoft has released a preview for Visual Studio 2017 15.4. This release focuses on additions to support the forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. UWP apps gain support for .NET Standard 2.0 and a new template makes it easier to bundle both traditional Win32 and UWP apps for distribution.

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.NET Core 2 Brings Visual Basic to Linux and macOS

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Microsoft has moved closer towards bringing Visual Basic into place as a first-class citizen on the .NET Core platform. As part of the .NET Core 2 release, VB developers can now write code that targets .NET Standard 2.0, increasing the deployment platforms available. Importantly, this means the same executable or library that runs on Windows can work on macOS and Linux.

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Breaking Changes in EF Core 2.0

by Jonathan Allen Follow 195 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

EF Core brings with it many breaking changes, including rendering all of the database providers for EF Core 1.0/1.1 unusable in EF Core 2.0.

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C# 8.0 Previewed

by Jonathan Allen Follow 195 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017 4

In a Channel 9 video, Mads Torgersen has demonstrated the first four features for C# 8. The features include nullable reference types, async streams, and more.

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New Features in Entity Framework Core 2.0

by Jonathan Allen Follow 195 Followers on  Aug 22, 2017

While the EF Core 2.0 release deserves a lot of criticism, there are also a lot of things to like about it. In this article we touch on some of the highlights from this release including a safe way to use string interpolation with raw SQL.

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Entity Framework Core 2.0 Released to Heavy Criticism

by Jonathan Allen Follow 195 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017 5

Entity Framework has always had a mixed reputation, with some developers loving it while other compared it unfavorably to NHiberante, LINQ-to-SQL, and the various micro-ORMs. But the early impressions of EF Core have been particularly bad and continue to frustrate even those who appreciated the original Entity Framework.

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Crucial Patch for Visual Studio 2017 Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017

A newly released update for Visual Studio 2017 contains an important patch for all developers who use Git as well a key fix for F# developers. The Git issue solves a security issue that allows arbitrary code execution, while the F# fix corrects major editing issues.

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Microsoft Ships Azure Event Grid for Unified Event Processing

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 16, 2017

Today, Microsoft released a novel service for ingesting and processing cloud events. The Azure Event Grid takes events generated from Azure services, or custom apps, and routes them to chosen handlers.

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.NET Core 2 Released, Supports .NET Standard 2.0

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017 1

.NET Core 2 has been released, bringing with it the highly anticipated support for .NET Standard 2.0. This release adds support for over 19,000 additional .NET API calls, significantly increasing the usefulness of .NET Core: expanded platform support, improved performance, VB support, and .NET Framework reference compatibility.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.3 Released, Adds .NET Core 2 Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017

Microsoft has released production ready Visual Studio 2017 15.3 and it is packed with features that include frontline support for .NET Core 2. Several stability and performance fixes, and increased accessibility support are among several new additions.

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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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