Updated 03/04/2021: added clarification regarding ASP.NET Core 2.1 support on .NET Framework.
.NET Core 2.1 will be reaching end of support on August 21, 2021. After this date, Microsoft will no longer provide updates (which includes security fixes) or technical support for this version.
ASP.NET makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. Whether you’re new to .NET or an old pro, we’ve got a lot of fresh videos, tutorials, and documentation to help you learn how to build great HTTP APIs.
The .NET Interactive team has collaborated with the Azure Data Studio team to bring SQL integration to .NET Notebooks.
We’re excited to announce updates to the F# tools for Visual Studio 16.9. Since the F# 5 release last November, we’ve been hard at work to improve the F# tools experience in Visual Studio. I’ll cover the major improvements made by category:
.NET 5 scripting for Visual Studio
New productivity features for Visual Studio
Tooling performance and responsiveness improvements
Core compiler improvements
Today we’re excited to introduce a tool we’ve been working on to help you upgrade your .NET Framework-based applications to .NET 5 called the .NET Upgrade Assistant. The .NET Upgrade Assistant is a .NET global command-line tool that gives you a guided experience for incrementally upgrading your applications.
One of the most difficult tasks of building machine learning applications is deploying them to production. The ML.NET team is exploring ways to simplify the process and would like to hear your feedback.
When it comes to deploying machine learning models as web services,
As folks are aware we added a new kind of heap in .NET 5 called the POH (Pinned Object Heap). Since this is a user facing feature (and there aren't that many of those in GC) I've been meaning to write about it but didn't get around till now.
Today, we are releasing the February 2021 Cumulative Update Preview for .NET Framework for Windows 10 2004, Windows Server, version 2004, Windows 10, version 20H2 and Windows Server, version 20H2.
Quality and Reliability
This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements.
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The .NET Conf team is bringing you another “.NET Conf: Focus” event Thursday, February 25 all about building Windows desktop apps. We have finalized the agenda, speakers, and hosts that will make the day educational and fun. We have .NET and Windows team members along with community speakers and MVPs to show you some amazing things you can do.