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Linux distro announces the availability of Microsoft tooling on Jammy Jellyfish
Devops17 Aug 2022 | 19
Microsoft unveils native Arm64 support in the .NET Framework
Older operating systems excluded from the 4.8.1 release party
Applications10 Aug 2022 |
.NET 5 and Windows 10 20H2 drop out of support
Fire the update engines if you haven't already
Software11 May 2022 | 5
RAD Basic – the Visual Basic 7 that never was – releases third alpha
Spend your weekend wallowing in the good old days
Software06 May 2022 | 69
Microsoft releases first preview of .NET 7
Windows giant promises 20 more years on 20th anniversary of the tech
Software21 Feb 2022 | 13
20 years of .NET: Reflecting on Microsoft's not-Java
Interviews In which it is revealed that Silverlight lives on ... as .NET Core
Software15 Feb 2022 | 103
Replaced several times but still live and kicking: Windows Forms updated for .NET 6.0
High DPI continues to be a challenge in ancient desktop framework
Software22 Nov 2021 | 26
Red Hat 8.5 released with SQL Server and .NET 6 ... this is Linux, right?
Containerised Podman and OpenJDK 17 also highlights of minor release
OSes11 Nov 2021 | 19
.NET 6 LTS and VS 2022: Major releases spoilt by continuing concern about Microsoft's commitment to open source
Both bring new features and better performance
Software08 Nov 2021 | 8
Microsoft under fire again from open-source .NET devs: Hot Reload feature pulled for sake of Visual Studio sales
Updated Windows giant has a funny way of 'loving' Free software
Software22 Oct 2021 | 40
Microsoft .NET updates include C and C++ code in Blazor WebAssembly, release date for Visual Studio 2022
Just don't mention WPF
Software13 Oct 2021 | 21
Faster .NET? Monster post by Microsoft software engineer shows serious improvements
Essential reading for developers in search of performance and efficiency
Software18 Aug 2021 | 36
Microsoft emits last preview of .NET 6 and C# 10, but is C# becoming as complex as C++?
Plus: Visual Studio rolls out preview 3 of 2022 version
Software12 Aug 2021 | 44
Microsoft flips request to port Visual Studio Tools for Office to .NET Core from 'Sure, we'll take a look' to 'No'
Basically, it doesn't work
Software07 Jun 2021 | 19
Microsoft previews Hot Reload for .NET developers, sets date for .NET 6
Build Faster Entity Framework, complete C++ 20 support in Visual Studio, but complications remain
Software27 May 2021 | 3
Microsoft has gone to great lengths to push its tech, but survey suggests many devs slipped through the .NET
Among the findings, WPF remains most-used desktop framework despite years of promotion for UWP
Software06 May 2021 | 30
Unity devs warned of breaking changes ahead in video game engine as team gets to grips with mutating face of .NET
Support has fallen behind and fixing it is a challenge
Software13 Apr 2021 | 11
Microsoft's 0.5 release of Project Reunion dev kit has production support – just don't be touching UWP
Team is 'SUPER EXCITED' but will devs welcome another Windows-only, incompatible framework?
Software30 Mar 2021 | 9
Cross-platform Windows Presentation Framework, anyone? The short answer: yes. Unpacking Avalonia
Interview Developers liked WPF but Microsoft neglected it. Avalonia is a possible solution
Software30 Mar 2021 | 14
AWS acknowledges that deploying to its cloud is too hard for .NET developers – so here is a tool to automate it
Ugh, it's so opinionated, sometimes in an arbitrary way
Off-Prem18 Mar 2021 | 2
.NET 6 preview 2: Microsoft confirms no visual designer for WinUI 3.0 at launch
Developers adopting latest and greatest will have to tangle with XAML
Software15 Mar 2021 | 10
Upgrade from .NET Framework to .NET 5 can be hard. New official tool may help... slightly
Ignite 'This tool is not supported in any way. Nobody will be on the hook for fixing any issues with it'
Applications04 Mar 2021 | 7
Microsoft pulls the sheets off first .NET 6 preview and... it's still a mess. Native Apple Silicon support, though
Unified? Kind of, but now there are two .NET runtimes in the official SDK
Software18 Feb 2021 | 18
Plans for Entity Framework Core 6.0 revealed as Microsoft admits it is unlikely to match Dapper for performance
Redmond wants to improve key database library, but then why not just use Dapper?
Software19 Jan 2021 | 14
Last stop before MAUI: Xamarin Forms 5.0 released for cross-platform mobile, new features, new bugs
Microsoft's cross-platform .NET tools get a refresh, but with a relatively short life before newer tools sweep it away
Software11 Jan 2021 | 13
Another piece comes to .NET Core: Microsoft will keep the runtime patched automatically
Only on Windows of course, and only for certain types of deployment
Software07 Dec 2020 | 15
The evolution of C#: Lead designer describes modernization journey, breaks it down about getting func-y
Interview As C# 9.0 is released, a look back at functional programming adoption, what the language is for, and what was a mistake
Software11 Nov 2020 | 28
Noooooo, my theme-aware splash screen! Windows 10 Dev Channel sheds features as Microsoft jumps branches
In Brief Also: HoloLens 2 Dev Edition out, .NET 5 prepares debut, and PowerToys Mute gets experimental
Software03 Nov 2020 |
Devs strung up about .NET 5.0 string changes that may break working code are told: It's not a bug, it's a feature
'I'm just not excited at the prospect of a new crop of unknown unknowns'
Software29 Oct 2020 | 55
Need to build a Big Data app but can't be bothered to learn Python or Scala? Good news: .NET for Apache Spark is here
Stay safe and warm in your C# cocoon
Software28 Oct 2020 | 3
Plus: What puts off developers from adopting cloud? Price
Devops21 Oct 2020 | 69
AWS open sources porting assistant for .NET: Early days for 'a broad problem'
Microsoft says no need to move but gap between .NET Framework and .NET Core is growing
SaaS21 Oct 2020 | 3
Microsoft would love to hear about 'critical bugs' in .NET 5.0 ahead of the 'unified' platform's November launch
Dare ye use RC2 in production?
Devops15 Oct 2020 |
You won't need .NET Standard... except when you do need it: Microsoft sets out latest in ever-changing story
The arrival of .NET 5.0 brings yet another twist
Software16 Sep 2020 | 28
Feeling saucy? Microsoft would like you to use .NET 5.0 'go live' release in production to track down 'critical bugs'
Plus: Updates rolled to ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core, and more
Software15 Sep 2020 | 7
Not Half bad: Microsoft back to 16 bits with new storage-saving type in .NET 5
For when precision isn't so important
Storage01 Sep 2020 | 14
First effort to unify sprawling .NET estate nearly done with 5.0 set for November release
But long-term support won't arrive until 6.0 towards end of 2021
Software27 Aug 2020 | 13
Oh, you shouldn't have: Microsoft whips up website for devs that makes it easier to moan about Windows issues
Just be careful it's not 'out of scope'
Software29 Jul 2020 | 3
Feeling unInspired? We can't help much with that, but there is a new .NET 5 preview and an Azure DevOps roadmap
One more to go until Satya Claus delivers the first RC, children!
Devops22 Jul 2020 | 5
.NET Core: Still a Microsoft platform thing despite more than five years open source
Comment Making .NET cross-platform was a radical step but not enough for broad appeal
Software09 Jul 2020 | 150
Microsoft has a cure for data nuked by fat fingers if you're not afraid of the command line
In brief Plus: Windows Forms on Arm64 in .NET 5, Live Events to live on
Software29 Jun 2020 | 58
Microsoft Web Live Preview: Hot reload for ASP.NET web applications
New time-saving extension works only with old .NET Framework, for now
Software16 Jun 2020 | 2
Are you having a hard time following what Microsoft is trying to do with .NET 5.0? You're not the only one
'Even as the release blog writer, I find this difficult'
Software12 Jun 2020 | 18
Microsoft decrees that all high-school IT teachers were wrong: Double spaces now flagged as typos in Word
Roundup Also: new .NET previews, 365 rebrando-tanks roll on, and more
Software27 Apr 2020 | 236
Microsoft boffin inadvertently highlights .NET image woes by running C# on Windows 3.11
Old? Windows-only? Community struggles with '40-year-old male' problem
Software22 Jan 2020 | 138
Microsoft slathers Visual Studio 2019 with extra Docker love, triggers Hot Reload in Preview 2
.NET Core 3.0 Preview 8 – ready for production if you're feeling lucky?
Software14 Aug 2019 | 2
Microsoft throws lifeline to .NET orphans in the brave new Core world
It is acronym Monday as WCF and WF get OSS projects
Devops10 Jun 2019 | 21
Tangled in .NET: Will 5.0 really unify Microsoft's development stack?
Interview .NET Framework? Mono? Xamarin? .NET Core? Blazor? Java interop?
Software16 May 2019 | 40
My Lambda Custom Runtimes bring all the .NET Core to the yard, and they're like... where is this headline going?
Updated Good news for all AWS subscribers – whoa, not so fast, Visual Studioers
SaaS20 Mar 2019 | 7
.NET Core 3 Preview 3 takes a bow, but best not hold your breath for the final release
Faint hopes of a Visual Studio 2019 treat dashed on the rocks of 'late 2019'
Software07 Mar 2019 | 17
A second preview of .NET Core 3? Shucks, Microsoft. You spoil us
JSON writing gets snappier while Remond nails its colours to the IoT mast
Software31 Jan 2019 | 21
New Orleans! Microsoft emits v2.1 of scaling-for-dummies app platform
Nothing to do with jazz, everything to do with grains and silos
Software03 Oct 2018 | 1
Microsoft lights a fire under .NET Core teams, just in time for Ignite
Devs left bored to Tiers while Entity Framework flies out into the Cosmos
Software13 Sep 2018 | 11
Microsoft programming chief to devs: Tell us where Windows hurt you
Build .NET Core 3.0 will be a soothing balm, claims veep Julia Liuson
OSes10 May 2018 | 107
Fork it! Microsoft adds .NET Core 3.0 including Windows Desktop apps
Build Beginning of the end for Win-only .NET Framework?
Software07 May 2018 | 46
AWS to Windows devs: Come out of the dark, into the Lightsail
Amazon takes a swipe at hosting provider market
SaaS17 Oct 2017 | 6
Microsoft backtracks: 'We are going to support .NET Framework with ASP.NET Core 2.0'
Build 'You do not abandon your users' .NET Foundation chief tells El Reg
Software11 May 2017 | 14
Microsoft's .NET-mare for developers: ASP.NET Core 2.0 won't work on Windows-only .NET
Build Programmers left with not-quite-as-good .NET Core
Software09 May 2017 | 42
Pivotal imbues Cloud Foundry with Windows-wrangling powers
Also adds app tracing to stop code troubleshooting being a 'murder mystery'
SaaS06 Apr 2017 |
Is it the beginning of the end for Visual Basic? Microsoft to focus on 'core scenarios'
Hello darkness my old friend
Devops02 Feb 2017 | 72