Visual Studio 17.9 Preview 2 released: focuses on .NET and C++
Microsoft has released Visual Studio 17.9 Preview 2. The new version should improve development with .NET and C++ on the platform.
The update helps users of the development environment spend less time debugging. For this purpose, the Live Property Explorer (LPE) tool will support .NET MAUI. Deve... Read more
Default Dynamic Profile-Guided Optimization (PGO) strong feature in .NET 8
Dynamic Profile-Guided Optimization (PBO) by default is the most valuable new feature in the upcoming .NET 8, Microsoft software engineer Stephen Toub states in a recent blog.
In his blog, Microsoft's Stephen Toub covers several new features of .NET 8, which is likely to get its release this Nov... Read more
Visual Studio 17.8 already available in Preview form
Microsoft has already released a preview of version 17.8. The timing is remarkable since Visual Studio 17.7 has only just become available. Again, this version has several new features.
Microsoft didn't waste any time and released the first preview for successor v17.8 just after the general rele... Read more
Attackers target .NET developers with malicious NuGet packages
Developers are being attacked by threat actors using "sophisticated typosquatting techniques".
Threat actors are targeting and infecting .NET developers with cryptocurrency stealers, according to a report in BleepingComputer.
JFrog security researchers Natan Nehorai and Brian Moussalli detai... Read more
Microsoft introduces first preview .NET 8
Microsoft has released the first preview of .NET 8. In addition to performance improvements, this application framework version should make it easier for cloud-native developers to build applications. The version should also allow for more cross-platform development with MAUI and Blazor.
Accordi... Read more
Microsoft announces update to its .NET strategy
The company plans to expand C# and F#, but essentially "freeze" Visual Basic.
Microsoft offers 3 languages on the .NET platform: C#, F# and Visual Basic. This week the Redmond-based tech giant, in their first .NET update since 2017, announced their strategy for all three languages.
Kathleen ... Read more
Progress updates Telerik and Kendo UI
Progress said the new releases bring functionality for advanced customization and application acc... Read more
Microsoft announces .NET 7 networking improvements
The latest release of .NET 7 brings interesting features and additions to the networking space.
A month after releasing the first version of .NET 7, Microsoft introduced a range of networking upgrades that cover the HTTP transport layer, APIs and security.
The updates reflect Microsoft's be... Read more
.NET 7 is generally available
Microsoft has officially launched .NET 7. The new version introduces various product updates under one umbrella.
.NET 7 brings a range of new features for various development tools and platforms, including C# 11, F# 7, .NET MAUI, ASP.NET Core/Blazor, Web APIs, WinForms and WPF.
In addition, ... Read more
AWS simplifies .NET deployment tools
AWS launched a simplified deployment experience for .NET apps. The functionality is available in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio and AWS Deploy Tool for .NET.
The functionality includes default settings for .NET apps in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio and AWS Deploy Tool for .NET. The sett... Read more