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Q&A with Jeremy Clark: Using the CLI in .NET Core

".NET Core is the future of .NET. So let's get comfortable with creating, running, and testing applications using the command-line interface," says developer educator Jeremy Clark, who shares his favorite .NET Core features, quirks to watch out for and more.

TypeScript 3.7 Beta Is 'Feature-Complete'

TypeScript 3.7, with a new Beta, is now feature complete, with the dev team polishing it up in advance of the official release coming early next month.

Microsoft Preview of .NET Core WinForms Designer Is 'Huge Technical Challenge'

Microsoft introduced the first preview of the .NET Core Windows Forms Designer, which didn't make it into the recent .NET Core 3.0 release because of the "huge technical challenge" in porting the Windows-only desktop technology to the new cross-platform framework.

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The Future of Client-Side Blazor: PWAs, Desktop/Mobile, Native (and even Flutter?)

The development of client-side Blazor leveraging WebAssembly -- appropriately called Blazor WebAssembly -- has suffered a few hiccups, but Microsoft has big plans for the red-hot technology that enables C# Web development.

New 101-Level Instructional .NET Videos Unveiled

Fresh on the heels of .NET Core 3.0, Microsoft's Scott Hanselman unveiled a months-long project to provide entry-level instructional videos on all things .NET, ranging from "What is C#?" to ".NET for Apache Spark 101."

Microsoft Details LINQ Overhaul in New Entity Framework Core 3.0

The new Entity Framework Core 3.0 GA release includes a new LINQ implementation that Microsoft explained in an announcement post.

XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms Previewed in Visual Studio 2019 for Mac 8.3

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac 8.3 debuted yesterday (Sept. 23) with quicker Xamarin UI changes testing, an improved Web development experience and more.

What's New in F# 4.7

Functional programming devotees welcomed the general availability of F# 4.7 along with the release of .NET Core 3.0 and associated tooling.

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Visual Studio 2019 16.3, Your New Tool for .NET Core 3.0

Alongside the big .NET Core 3.0 release, Microsoft announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2019 16.3, which VS developers need to work with the new cross-platform, open source offering.

NET Core 3.0 Arrives

Microsoft officially announced .NET Core 3.0, an important milestone in the company's transition from the traditional, proprietary, Windows-only .NET Framework to a new open source, cross-platform offering -- the new direction for .NET developers.

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Open Source Uno Platform Takes Xamarin.Forms Mobile Apps to the Web via WebAssembly

The open source Uno Platform announced new integration with Xamarin.Forms that lets developers take existing XF mobile apps to the Web, using WebAssembly.

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Blazor WebAssembly Not Ready for .NET Core 3.0 Prime Time

The much-anticipated .NET Core 3.0 milestone release is shipping in five days, Sept. 23, but it won't include a stable Blazor WebAssembly.

Release Candidates Out for Entity Framework Core 3.0 and Entity Framework 6.3

After shipping Preview 9 versions of Entity Framework Core 3.0 and Entity Framework 6.3 a couple weeks ago and saying, "These are the last planned previews before we release the final versions later this month," Microsoft this week belied that with new Release Candidate builds.

'Getting Started' with Java in Visual Studio Code Now Easier

Developers using Java tooling with Visual Studio Code now have a better "Getting Started" experience thanks to new functionality in the September Java extensions update.

Visual Studio 2019 16.3 Preview Adds .NET Core Database Profiling

Microsoft shipped Visual Studio 2019 16.3 Preview 4, adding database profiling for projects based on .NET Core, which is coming out in a big v3.0 milestone release next week.

Microsoft Squeezes In One More Surprise .NET Core 3.0 Preview: RC1

After saying .NET Core 3.0 Preview 9 was the final preview before next week's official GA launch, Microsoft today issued a surprise Release Candidate 1 offering, neccessitated by Visual Studio 2019 synchronization.

Entity Framework Core 3.0 Finalized, LINQ Workarounds Published

As with other "Core 3.0" products, Entity Framework is basically done at this point as the big final release is less than two weeks away, and Microsoft has provided some workarounds for the problematic LINQ implementation in the new and final preview.

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac 8.3 'In the Endgame'

With the big .NET Core 3.0 milestone coming up in two weeks, Microsoft is finishing off its tooling updates, including the recently announced Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.3 Preview 3.

Google Developer Rips 'Painful' TypeScript 3.5 Upgrade

A GitHub issue titled "Google feedback on TypeScript 3.5" rips the "painful" release for causing more than the usual amount of upgrade problems across Google's repository of billions of lines of code.

Visual Studio Code 1.38 (August 2019) Ships

The August 2019 update (version 1.38) to Visual Studio Code, Microsoft's open source, cross-platform code editor, is available, featuring many enhancements.

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