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High DPI continues to be a challenge in ancient desktop framework
22 Nov 2021 15:12 | 23
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
11 Nov 2021 15:34 | 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
08 Nov 2021 18:19 | 8
Microsoft under fire again from open-source .NET devs: Hot Reload feature pulled for sake of Visual Studio sales
Windows giant has a funny way of 'loving' Free software
22 Oct 2021 20:58 | 39
Microsoft .NET updates include C and C++ code in Blazor WebAssembly, release date for Visual Studio 2022
Just don't mention WPF
13 Oct 2021 14:30 | 21
Faster .NET? Monster post by Microsoft software engineer shows serious improvements
Essential reading for developers in search of performance and efficiency
18 Aug 2021 11:51 | 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
12 Aug 2021 08:29 | 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
07 Jun 2021 15:15 | 19
Microsoft previews Hot Reload for .NET developers, sets date for .NET 6
Faster Entity Framework, complete C++ 20 support in Visual Studio, but complications remain
27 May 2021 10:02 | 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
06 May 2021 12:45 | 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
13 Apr 2021 13:15 | 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?
30 Mar 2021 16:41 | 9
Cross-platform Windows Presentation Framework, anyone? The short answer: yes. Unpacking Avalonia
Developers liked WPF but Microsoft neglected it. Avalonia is a possible solution
30 Mar 2021 10:24 | 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
18 Mar 2021 22:05 | 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
15 Mar 2021 17:45 | 10
Upgrade from .NET Framework to .NET 5 can be hard. New official tool may help... slightly
'This tool is not supported in any way. Nobody will be on the hook for fixing any issues with it'
04 Mar 2021 09:30 | 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
18 Feb 2021 13:50 | 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?
19 Jan 2021 15:05 | 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
11 Jan 2021 19:59 | 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
07 Dec 2020 19:18 | 15
The evolution of C#: Lead designer describes modernization journey, breaks it down about getting func-y
As C# 9.0 is released, a look back at functional programming adoption, what the language is for, and what was a mistake
11 Nov 2020 09:30 | 29
Noooooo, my theme-aware splash screen! Windows 10 Dev Channel sheds features as Microsoft jumps branches
Also: HoloLens 2 Dev Edition out, .NET 5 prepares debut, and PowerToys Mute gets experimental
03 Nov 2020 15:00 |
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'
29 Oct 2020 10:15 | 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
28 Oct 2020 16:45 | 3
Plus: What puts off developers from adopting cloud? Price
21 Oct 2020 17:24 | 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
21 Oct 2020 10:01 | 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?
15 Oct 2020 08:04 |
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
16 Sep 2020 12:05 | 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
15 Sep 2020 15:44 | 7
Not Half bad: Microsoft back to 16 bits with new storage-saving type in .NET 5
For when precision isn't so important
01 Sep 2020 17:23 | 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
27 Aug 2020 13:12 | 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'
29 Jul 2020 13:33 | 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!
22 Jul 2020 11:42 | 5
.NET Core: Still a Microsoft platform thing despite more than five years open source
Making .NET cross-platform was a radical step but not enough for broad appeal
09 Jul 2020 09:13 | 150
Microsoft has a cure for data nuked by fat fingers if you're not afraid of the command line
Plus: Windows Forms on Arm64 in .NET 5, Live Events to live on
29 Jun 2020 13:09 | 58
Microsoft Web Live Preview: Hot reload for ASP.NET web applications
New time-saving extension works only with old .NET Framework, for now
16 Jun 2020 12:45 | 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'
12 Jun 2020 10:01 | 18
Microsoft decrees that all high-school IT teachers were wrong: Double spaces now flagged as typos in Word
Also: new .NET previews, 365 rebrando-tanks roll on, and more
27 Apr 2020 12:02 | 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
22 Jan 2020 09:16 | 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?
14 Aug 2019 15:23 | 2
Microsoft throws lifeline to .NET orphans in the brave new Core world
It is acronym Monday as WCF and WF get OSS projects
10 Jun 2019 16:30 | 21
Tangled in .NET: Will 5.0 really unify Microsoft's development stack?
.NET Framework? Mono? Xamarin? .NET Core? Blazor? Java interop?
16 May 2019 07:10 | 40
My Lambda Custom Runtimes bring all the .NET Core to the yard, and they're like... where is this headline going?
Good news for all AWS subscribers – whoa, not so fast, Visual Studioers
20 Mar 2019 07:05 | 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'
07 Mar 2019 14:10 | 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
31 Jan 2019 18:48 | 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
03 Oct 2018 08:08 | 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
13 Sep 2018 13:41 | 11
Microsoft programming chief to devs: Tell us where Windows hurt you
.NET Core 3.0 will be a soothing balm, claims veep Julia Liuson
10 May 2018 09:58 | 107
Fork it! Microsoft adds .NET Core 3.0 including Windows Desktop apps
Beginning of the end for Win-only .NET Framework?
07 May 2018 20:10 | 46
AWS to Windows devs: Come out of the dark, into the Lightsail
Amazon takes a swipe at hosting provider market
17 Oct 2017 10:43 | 6
Microsoft backtracks: 'We are going to support .NET Framework with ASP.NET Core 2.0'
'You do not abandon your users' .NET Foundation chief tells El Reg
11 May 2017 14:31 | 14
Microsoft's .NET-mare for developers: ASP.NET Core 2.0 won't work on Windows-only .NET
Programmers left with not-quite-as-good .NET Core
09 May 2017 18:01 | 42
Pivotal imbues Cloud Foundry with Windows-wrangling powers
Also adds app tracing to stop code troubleshooting being a 'murder mystery'
06 Apr 2017 03:02 |
Is it the beginning of the end for Visual Basic? Microsoft to focus on 'core scenarios'
Hello darkness my old friend
02 Feb 2017 17:04 | 72
After Microsoft joins Linux, Google Cloud joins .NET Foundation
Next up, dogs and cats living together
16 Nov 2016 22:17 | 14
Microsoft releases cross-platform .NET Core 1.0 at Linux event
Red Hat announces full support for .NET applications - but is it really ready?
28 Jun 2016 12:03 | 50
Mads Torgersen and Dustin Campbell on the future of C#
How has open source changed it - and can it survive Windows PC decline?
19 May 2016 08:27 | 48
Newest Microsoftie Xamarin releases cross-platform mobile SDK as open source
Better tools shown off in Florida
27 Apr 2016 15:22 | 5
Brit firm unleashes drone-busting net cannon
SkyWall100: Gas-powered intelligent projectile interceptor
04 Mar 2016 12:21 | 67
Why Microsoft's .NET Core is the future of its development platform
Microsoft is betting on open source fork of .NET Framework to draw cloud customers
20 Nov 2015 14:59 | 68